Join the CCTS Leadership Team to Elevate Clinical and Translational Research to New Heights

Join the CCTS Leadership Team to Elevate Clinical and Translational Research to New Heights

With the recent renewal of its NIH award, the CCTS embarks on a new phase – CCTS 3.0 – to elevate platforms for scientific excellence, research partnership, workforce development and community engagement. This ambitious vision for growth and advancement will rely on our dedicated leadership team, with its enthusiasm and tenacity to develop strategic initiatives and facilitate their implementation. To support this growth, the CCTS seeks applications for the position of Deputy Director to expand the CCTS leadership team in the continuing development of clinical and translational investigation at the CCTS Hub at UAB and across the CCTS Partner Network. 

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So What? Why Your Science Communication Matters & How to Make it Better

So What? Why Your Science Communication Matters & How to Make it Better

Here are ten tips on how to better communicate your science—whether it is with a reporter, community member or science writer.

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Meet Our New LEAD Cohort

Meet Our New LEAD Cohort

Congratulations to our 2019-2020 Learn Enhance Advance Drive (LEAD) Cohort! These 16 participants are committed to enhancing their interpersonal and leadership skills. The purpose of the LEAD program is to build a pipeline of future leaders within UAB, the CCTS Hub.

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Time is Running Out! Apply for the CCTS Interdisciplinary Network Pilot Program

Time is Running Out! Apply for the CCTS Interdisciplinary Network Pilot Program

The CCTS seeks to develop the future translational research workforce in a spirit that fosters collaboration, team science, and innovative discovery. Applicants may apply for up to $60,000 in direct costs, with the CCTS Hub committing up to half. Early Stage Investigators are strongly encouraged to apply by Monday, October 21.

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In Case You Missed It: Bioinformatics Round Up

In Case You Missed It: Bioinformatics Round Up

Jake Y. Chen, PhD, Co-Director of CCTS Informatics, presented “Bioinformatics for Single-cell Analysis: A Review of Computational Biology Trends and Application Opportunities” to a full house at a recent Informatics Institute PowerTalk Seminar Series. Those who attended listened as Dr. Chen discussed single-cell RNA sequencing as a revolutionary technology to study the heterogeneity and clonal evolution of cells.

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September’s CCTS Lunch & Learn Breaks Attendance Record

September’s CCTS Lunch & Learn Breaks Attendance Record

More than 200 people attended the quarterly CCTS Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, September 17. The goal of the quarterly CCTS Lunch & Learn is to provide critical guidance on new or changing requirements in support of clinical research. September’s event included updates on OnCore, ClinicalTrials.gov, Compliance, Greenphire, and more. If you missed it, download the presentation slide deck and find the recorded presentation on the CCTS YouTube channel.

Plan to join us for the next CCTS Lunch & Learn on December 10.

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CHIA Innovation Workshop 2019

CHIA Innovation Workshop 2019

Check out the latest photos from the Community Health Innovation Award's 7th Annual Innovation Workshop, which took place on Saturday, September 28. 

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CCTS Translational Training Symposium Registration Now Open!

CCTS Translational Training Symposium Registration Now Open!

Join the CCTS Partner Network at the second annual CCTS Translational Training Symposium in Gulf Shores, Alabama on November 14-15. This networking and learning opportunity offers grant writing and project manager training, interdisciplinary panel discussions, specific aims workshops, BERD consults, and much more. Reserve your spot today and take advantage of the CCTS room block rate. Registration will close Friday, November 1.

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CCTS Accepting Applications for CTSTP 2020

CCTS Accepting Applications for CTSTP 2020

Become a translational thinker and increase your team science skills with our popular six month Clinical and Translational Science Training Program (CTSTP)! This competitive, career-boosting opportunity is open to grad students, postdocs, and faculty from across the CCTS Partner Network. Apply by 5:00pm, Monday, November 4, 2019.

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Broaden Your Career Options with the CCTS Predoctoral Clinical / Translational Research Program

Broaden Your Career Options with the CCTS Predoctoral Clinical / Translational Research Program

This mentored research experience provides skills that will help equip the curious and creative with the tools and expertise to thrive as investigators in any setting (e.g., academic medicine, government, pharma). The immersive program provides 12 months of protected time for trainees to develop projects focused on reducing health disparities and/or diseases that disproportionately affect the Deep South. The program provides a stipend and support for tuition, among other benefits. Apply by Sunday, December 1, 2019.

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