UAB Talks & Conferences, July 2015


July

Apply Now to the UAB SOPH's 5-day short course, "Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research"

Drs David Allison & Kevin Fontaine invite you to join them at their five day short course on “Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research” at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Mon 7/20/2015 - Fri 7/24/2015. Identifying causal relations among variables is fundamental to science. The nine course modules are designed to provide rigorous exposure to the key fundamental principles underlying a broad array of techniques. In addition, through guided discussion using real examples in obesity research, the participant will gain experience in applying the principles and techniques. 

September

UAB SOPH Annual Vascular Biology and Hypertension Symposium - September 24-25

26th Annual Vascular Biology & Hypertension Program and Lister Hill Center for Health Policy Symposium, September 24-25, 2015, 8:30am-4pm, The Florentine, 2101 2nd Avenue North, Birmingham, Alabama 35203. Click here to register.


October

UAB Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center - 4th Annual Symposium

4th Annual Symposium Comprehensive Cardiovascular Center - “Inflammation & Cardiovascular Disease” October 22-23, 2015, Renaissance Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa, Birmingham, Alabama. Click here for more information.


November

Prepare for a career in clinical and translational research-Due November 17

The UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science is accepting applications for a 6 month certificate program that provides additional training for those interested in an academic career in clinical and translational research. Junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows and students in graduate-level, degree-granting programs, professional schools or postdoctoral training programs are encouraged to apply. Eligibility extends to all UAB schools, the UAB School of Medicine programs in Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, Montgomery and Selma, any institutions of theUAB CCTS Partner Networkand Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy. The 2015 RFA is now available. Apply by Nov. 17.

Ongoing

CCTS offers specialized programs and training opportunities

The UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is here to sharpen your science by helping to facilitate all of the processes that make-up research and innovation. As needs arise for a program, resource, collaboration, or conversion - They create solutions to help meet them. Your science should be inspiring. Contact them today to see how they can help.

 CTS Training Program
8 am – 10 am
Every Wednesday
   Biostatistics Drop-In Clinic
10 am - 2 pm
Every Monday 
Edge of Chaos
11:30 am – 1 pm

Every Wednesday
PCAMS 
   CCTS - CTO Research Seminar Series
12 pm – 1 pm
Every first and third Thursday
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Every month, second Thursday 
    Professional Skills Development Series
11 am – 12 pm
Every month, second Thursday

Children's of Alabama Grand Rounds

The Continuing Medical Education program at Children's of Alabama provides educational opportunities for pediatric providers and specialists throughout the southeast.  Their goal is to offer practical and dynamic CME courses on a variety of pediatric health care topics.  As the primary pediatric teaching affiliate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Medical School, they have more than 200 specialists conducting research and clinical trials on the cutting edge of medicine.  Grand Rounds are held each Thursday at 12 noon in the Bradley Lecture Center, 4th Floor of the Children's Center for Research & Innovation.

UAB's prison lecture series
Get Involved! Volunteers willing to speak on any subject that would appeal to a general audience — from Expressionist art and medieval pilgrimage to advances in robotics and Antarctic biology — are encouraged to contribute to UAB's prison lecture series.


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