Research News Digest for Monday, June 19, 2017

Research Administration News Research News Digest for Monday, June 19, 2017

Research News Digest for Monday, June 19, 2017

The Office of the IRB will be hosting four town hall sessions to provide an overview of the My Human Subjects Module in IRAP (Integrated Research Administration Portal) that will launch on June 26th.  Topics covered will include accessing information about existing protocols, as well as instructions for submitting new protocols and updates to existing protocols through the system.
Times and locations for town hall sessions are listed below:
  • June 21st at 10:30 am - Finley Conference Center
  • June 22nd at 3:00 pm – Volker Hall Lecture Room B (1st floor)
  • June 27th at 10:00 am – Heritage Hall room 102
  • June 28th at 2:00 pm – Margaret Cameron Spain Auditorium
All faculty, staff, and students who are involved in the conduct of human subjects research or submissions to the IRB are encouraged to attend. All sessions will cover the same information.  It is not necessary to attend more than one of the sessions
Registration is not required to attend.  For questions, please contact Michael Hill at 975-3926 or

Mark your calendar for Wed. June 28! CCTS will conduct a mock NIH study section review of a real R01 grant that successfully navigated the resubmission process to reach funded status. Register soon, seats fill up fast! 

UAB - HudsonAlpha Center for Genomic Medicine is accepting applications for our UAB-HA Genomic Medicine Post-Doctoral Training program from trainees who are interested in pursuing a career in Genomic Medicine. The purpose of this training grant is to recruit postdoctoral trainees from various disciplines and provide mentorship and clinical research training in genomic medicine.
This is a two-year postdoctoral research training program funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute.  The program provides research training under the mentorship of faculty either at UAB or at HudsonAlpha, as well as experience in analysis and interpretation of genomic data, such as whole genome sequencing.  This is also a program that includes seminars on genomics and bioethics as well as experiences in genomic laboratories and clinics.
Medical Rehab Researchers: Let Us Help You
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The Gulf States Health Policy Center (GS-HPC) (U54MD008603), in collaboration with The University of Southern Mississippi and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, invites proposals for secondary data analysis, systematic reviews, or meta-analysis studies to inform policy change and health system improvements that will ultimately improve the health outcomes of citizens in the Gulf States region (Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Florida, and Texas).

Award Budget: $7,500. Deadline is June 23, 2017. Projects begin July 1, 2017. 

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