CCTS Helping Advance Southeast SHRINE Agenda

CCTS Helping Advance Southeast SHRINE Agenda

SHRINE stands for the Shared Health Research Information Network. The Southeastern (SE) SHRINE Consortium comprises five CTSAs (including CCTS) with a strong interest in sharing federated health data to support clinical trial feasibility testing, recruitment, and comparative effectiveness research.

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What is I-Corps? Watch Our Brief Informational Webinar to Find Out

What is I-Corps? Watch Our Brief Informational Webinar to Find Out

At noon CT on Mon. May 15th, CCTS will host an informational webinar about the National Science Foundation's I-Corps program, the premiere federally funded innovation and commercialization program in the U.S., which is being adopted by NCATS. Presented by Dr. Molly Wasko, Professor and Associate Dean, UAB Collat School of Business. GoToMeeting accessible.

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I-Corps South Regional Training Kicks Off June 6

I-Corps South Regional Training Kicks Off June 6

Designed for busy biomedical scientists and engineers, this free two-week program is for teams of two-to-four people who are interested in commercializing research (or developing grants, drugs, medical devices, or behavioral interventions that meet real-world health needs). Space is limited, register today.

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Registration Open for 4th Annual Auburn University Bioinformatics Bootcamp

Registration Open for 4th Annual Auburn University Bioinformatics Bootcamp

This weeklong training workshop in genomics and computational biology for researchers interested in working with modern genomic data resources will take place June 5-9. Apply by April 30. Registration fee is $500.

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New CCTS Kaizen Game Launches on May 1st – Register Today!

New CCTS Kaizen Game Launches on May 1st – Register Today!

Have fun while fulfilling an NIH requirement for formal training in scientific rigor and reproducibility! CCTS has made certification enjoyable for all federally funded trainees with this web-based game built on a Kaizen platform. Players from CCTS Partner institutions welcome.

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CCTS Bioethics Symposium Explores Concerns in Era of Precision Medicine

CCTS Bioethics Symposium Explores Concerns in Era of Precision Medicine

The CCTS Bioethics Symposium, held in Mobile on March 23rd, provided an opportunity for investigators, community partners, and research administrators to develop a deeper awareness of sensitive ethical issues in genetics and genomics-based research projects.

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Our Patients are Waiting! Public-Private Partnerships to Bring New Treatments to Patients

Our Patients are Waiting! Public-Private Partnerships to Bring New Treatments to Patients

Mark your calendar for May 3rd, when Dr. Scott J. Weir, Director, Institute for Advancing Medical Innovation, and Translational Research Professor, University of Kansas Medical Center, will present the final Innovating in Healthcare topic at our May CCTS Forum.

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CCTS Connects at UAB Mentoring/Graduate Appreciation Week

CCTS Connects at UAB Mentoring/Graduate Appreciation Week

Graduate students had the opportunity to chat with CCTS staff and experts who presented posters at this annual event. CCTS offers numerous mentoring resources, including trainings, assistance with Individual Development Plans (IDPs), and a monthly mentoring lunch that takes place the first Friday of every month.

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The Digital Education Disruption

The Digital Education Disruption

Mark your calendar for 9am on Mon. April 17, when we will hear from Dr. Anant Agarwal, CEO of edX, an online learning destination founded by Harvard and MIT. Agarwal taught the first edX course on circuits and electronics from MIT, which drew 155,000 students from 162 countries.

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Deadline Extended for CHIA Mentoring Opportunity

Deadline Extended for CHIA Mentoring Opportunity

It's not too late to make a difference for a deserving CCTS Community Health Innovation Award (CHIA) team! Chosen mentors should plan to attend the Refinement Workshop on Sat., April 29. Apply by Monday, April 21.

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Registration Open for Center for Genomic Medicine's 3rd Symposium

Registration Open for Center for Genomic Medicine's 3rd Symposium

Hosted by two CCTS Partners, UAB and HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, the Symposium offers attendees a chance to learn about the latest in genomic medicine research, tour HudsonAlpha's biotech campus, apply to a new granting program, and network with genomics experts. A detailed agenda is now available.

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Calling All Mentors! CCTS Seeking CHIA Champions

Calling All Mentors! CCTS Seeking CHIA Champions

Last call to serve as a mentor for one of our 2017 Community Health Innovation Awards (CHIA) teams. If you've been looking for a way to make a difference, consider this rewarding opportunity. Apply by Monday, April 3.

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Shaping Organizational Culture: The Role of Leaders

Shaping Organizational Culture: The Role of Leaders

UAB Management Professor and Associate Dean for Graduate Education Peter Ginter, PhD, shared 25 of his best tips for what leaders can do to develop an adaptive culture in the workplace to make it not only resilient, relevant, and results-driven, but also fun.

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Visit CCTS at Translational Science 2017!

Visit CCTS at Translational Science 2017!

CCTS will be well-represented at the Association for Clinical and Translational Science's annual meeting, which will take place in Washington, DC, April 19-21. Find out who will be where presenting what with this CCTS-specific agenda.

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CCTS Drop-in Clinics: New Topics, New Schedule

CCTS Drop-in Clinics: New Topics, New Schedule

If it’s 11:30am-1pm on Wednesday, there are experts at CCTS! Bring your laptop and study-related questions about ClinicalTrials.gov registration and reporting (2nd & 3rd Wed.); IRB requirements (3rd Wed.); Biorepository, Bionutrition, and Clinical Research supports (1st Wed.); and Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Research Design (BERD) (every Wed.)—no appointment necessary! Learn more about our Recurring Events.

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What's New on the CCTS Website: Research Data Request Pages

What's New on the CCTS Website: Research Data Request Pages

Are you a clinical, biomedical, or translational researcher in search of clinical data for your study? CCTS Informatics enables self-service (via i2b2) or analyst supported access to the UAB Enterprise Data Warehouse—learn about the different data levels and variables available, and submit your request via our new form.

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From Bench to Bedside, and Onward to Market: Commercializing Academic Software

From Bench to Bedside, and Onward to Market: Commercializing Academic Software

Join us for our next CCTS Forum on Wed., April 5th, when Dr. Mark Yandell, University of Utah Professor of Human Genetics and Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, IDbyDNA, Inc., will discuss how the nexus of three fields—metagenomic next-generation sequencing, precision medicine, infectious disease—inspired him to build a business that empowers clinicians and researchers to identify any pathogen from any sample.

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