Research News – March 2019

Research News

Spring NIH Mock Study Section, Letters of Intent due on Monday, February 25, 2019, Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Parkview Tower, Conference Room D (1st floor)
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15th Annual Postdoc Symposium, The Importance of Postdocs: Our impact in academia and beyond, Thursday, March 21, 2019, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Eric P. Newman Education Center
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Faculty Fellows in Entrepreneurship – In January 2018, we announced the appointment of two Faculty Fellows in Entrepreneurship. These individuals advise WashU faculty and small companies founded by WashU personnel on university policies and administrative requirements as the startup is being envisioned and/or collaborations between WashU and the start-up company are being considered
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TL1 Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program – Request for Applications, The goal of the of the TL1 Translational Sciences Postdoctoral Program (TSPP) is to demystify the process of commercialization of new technology/translational discoveries by learning how to move projects to the next stage of commercialization and how to establish value-creating milestones, costs, and timelines
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The Clinical Research Training Center (CRTC) is accepting applications for programs providing advanced training in Clinical Investigation! Postdocs, Fellows, Faculty, Jr. Faculty, and Instructors are encouraged to apply for MTPCI and MSCI. Applications due April 15, 2019
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PERCSS – RCR Ethics Workshop – Program for the Ethical and Responsible Conduct of Science and Scholarship, Friday, April 12, 2019, 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Eric P. Newman Education Center (map), Auditorium, 1st Floor, Lunch will be provided. Pre-registration is required via Learn@Work
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Intellectual Property Rights Seminar – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service agency will be hosting a seminar on intellectual property rights that is particularly suited for start-up companies, entrepreneurs, inventors, and university R&D departments. Thursday, March 7, 2019, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saint Louis University, Busch Student Center, 20 N. Grand Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63103
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A Few Observations about Conflicts of Interest in Research, Friday, March 8, 2109, 12 – 1 p.m., McDonnell Medical Sciences Building, Erlanger Auditorium, Lunch is provided, with RSVP. This lecture will cover several issues with regard to conflicts of interest in research, including how such conflicts affect research with biospecimens, the relevance of ownership rights to the biospecimens, and what prospective subjects in clinical research should be told about the financial interests of the investigator
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We are pleased to announce that Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) in partnership with WashU IT will be rolling out in April 2019 an upgrade to the University’s Environmental Management System (EHS Assistant)
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Research News
Research News – February 2019

The Federal Government is actively examining foreign influences on federally funded research. As a PI, you are responsible for promptly disclosing a foreign component when a significant scientific element or segment of the research is conducted outside of the U.S. and/or is supported by a foreign entity. You are also …

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Research News – January 2019

New National Institutes of Health Policy for T Grants – On November 7, 2018, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a policy requiring applications for institutional training grants (T15, T32, T34, T35, T36, T37, T90/R90, TL1, TL4) must include a letter on institutional letterhead signed by a key institutional leader that …

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Research News – December 2018

Getting ready to apply for a grant and don’t know where to start? Set yourself up for success with tips from the experts at NIH. Quickly learn how to access application forms, ensure your application is a good fit for an announcement, and make an important final check of your …