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Revising and Resubmitting Rejected NIH Proposals Webinar on March 14

Thursday, February, 22nd, 2018 Opportunities

Getting your NIH grant approved is no easy task. Only about 20% (or fewer) of your submitted grants will be funded (this percentage is even worse for new investigators). But, what you may not realize, is that your rejected applications can still get you funded. Resubmissions actually have a much higher success rate than initial… Read More

Spring 2018 NIH Funding Opportunities

Thursday, February, 22nd, 2018 Funding

High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-598.html The High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program encourages applications from groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems. The minimum award is $600,001. The maximum award is $2,000,000. Types of instruments supported include,… Read More

Three Grant Opportunities in Data Science, AI, & Machine Learning

Thursday, February, 22nd, 2018 Funding

AHA Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine The American Heart Association’s Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine (The Institute) aims to advance the science and practice of personalized medicine to improve cardiovascular health of individuals and populations. The Institute is working to create products and services that integrate research with more precise approaches to reverse and prevent… Read More

The Algorithmic Age

Wednesday, February, 14th, 2018 News

The following is syndicated from Radio Open Source Behold the Almighty Algorithm, a snippet of computer code coming to stand for a Higher Authority in our secular age, a sort of god. Algorithms are provoking a backlash, too, against the very idea of “machine learning,” a phrase that till just recently sounded oxymoronic. Learning and… Read More

The Future of Data Science at Tufts University

Wednesday, February, 14th, 2018 DISC Updates

In Fall 2018, Tufts University is launching a university-wide, interdiscipli­nary center dedicated to the data-intensive research and pedagogy to study the science of data and its uses in application domains that span the breadth of the university. Please join us for a lecture series exploring the future of data-intensive studies at Tufts University beginning February… Read More

February 2018 RSSP Update

Wednesday, February, 14th, 2018 RSSP Progress Updates

The Information Gathering phase of the Research and Scholarship Strategic Planning (RSSP) process delivered two primary outcomes: Faculty views on the resources, infrastructure, and processes most needed to support research and scholarship across the University, and Research and scholarship priorities in a small number of areas of significant need to people and societies. For each… Read More

NEU: New England Future Faculty Workshop for Underrepresented Groups in STEM

Monday, February, 12th, 2018 Opportunities Postdoctoral

The following is syndicated from the Northeastern University website. FUTURE FACULTY WORKSHOP New England Future Faculty Workshop for Underrepresented Groups in STEM* on July 10, 2018 We invite graduate students and postdoctoral scholars in STEM fields to apply for the New England Future Faculty Workshop to be held on the Northeastern University campus in July of 2018. This… Read More

Update to Common Rule Announcement from the SBER IRB

Monday, February, 12th, 2018 News

Dear Social, Behavioral, and Educational IRB Research Community, As we announced in November, the New Final Rule governing human subject research was scheduled to go into effect January 19, 2018. On January 17, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued an Interim Final Rule delaying the effective date until July 28, 2019.… Read More

Specific Aims & Narrative Sections: Grab NIH Reviewers’ Attention, Get Your Grant Funded

Monday, February, 12th, 2018 Events

The Tufts CTSI is sponsoring a group viewing of a live webinar, Specific Aims & Narrative Sections: Grab NIH Reviewers’ Attention, Get Your Grant Funded, on Thursday, February 15, 1:00-2:30PM. Presented by Principal Investigator (PI) Leader (formally known as PI Association), this 90-minute in-depth lecture will be available for viewing to researchers who join us in-person at… Read More

The State of Women in Biomedical Science Symposium on March 19

Wednesday, February, 7th, 2018 Boston Events Opportunities Postdoctoral

Monday, March 19th, 2018 – 2:00-6:00 pm Behrakis Auditorium – Jaharis Building 1st Floor 150 Harrison Ave – Tufts University School of Medicine – Boston Campus What are the challenges facing women scientists today? Why do these challenges still exist? How do we promote equal opportunities for men and women scientists? Individual Talks and a Panel Discussion… Read More