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Spring 2018 RCR Course Dates

Wednesday, January, 10th, 2018 Boston Events Medford Opportunities

RCR Course The OVPR offers RCR training courses. Enrollment is on a first come-first served basis.  While all trainees are encouraged to enroll, priority will be given to those who need this training as part of a grant requirement. This course meets the requirements of both NSF and NIH RCR training. Spring 2018 Course Dates… Read More

Mechanistic Modeling: The Pathway to Precision Medicine Seminar

Monday, January, 8th, 2018 Boston Events Opportunities

**SPECIAL SEMINAR** Title: Mechanistic Modeling: The Pathway to Precision Medicine Speaker: Dr. V. A. Shiva Ayyadurai, Ph. D., Chairman and CEO, CytoSolve, Inc. Time: Thursday January 11, 12 – 1:30pm Location: HNRCA Mezzanine Conference room Tufts University has been approached by Cytosolve Research Division to explore a possible collaboration relative to a breakthrough computational systems… Read More

Highlighting Research Awards – November 2017

Friday, January, 5th, 2018 Award Highlights News Research Administration & Development

Each month, the OVPR highlights the past month’s sponsored research funding awarded to Tufts’ investigators, including both a list of funded awards and one or more featured project abstracts.    You can download the list of November’s awardees by clicking the button below. In November, Tufts researchers received 20 awards for extramural funding from federal, foundation, and corporate sponsors. To submit a… Read More

Tufts becomes an affiliate member of Boston Biomedical Innovation Center (B-BIC)

Friday, December, 15th, 2017 Appointments Boston Funding News Opportunities Researchers in the News

Boston Biomedical Innovation Center (B-BIC) is a life sciences accelerator funded by the NIH and member institutions to speed the translation of research technologies into products for doctors and their patients, for the good of society. The B-BIC offers opportunities for research funding and skills development. B-BIC Funding Programs Funding is available for translational research… Read More

Accelerating Innovation with Tufts Launchpad | Biolabs

Friday, December, 15th, 2017 Boston News Opportunities Sponsored

We are excited to announce the opening of Tufts Launchpad | Biolabs on the Boston Health Sciences campus. Tufts Launchpad | Biolabs is a full-service biotech incubator supporting high-potential, early-stage biomedical startup ventures, including those from Tufts faculty, alumni, and students. Tufts Launchpad | Biolabs advances the university’s T10 Strategic Plan, which seeks to nurture… Read More

Louis Lasagna Award 2017

Friday, December, 15th, 2017 News Researchers in the News

Congratulations to Cardiology Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Justin Fongemie, PharmD for being the 2017 recipient of the Louis Lasagna, MD Outstanding Institutional Review Board (IRB) Member Award. This award is given to an IRB member who best exemplifies Dr. Lasagna’s extraordinary care, concern, and compassion for research subjects and his advocacy for candor, honesty, and integrity… Read More

Medford Page One Grant Writing Workshop – Winter 2018

Monday, December, 4th, 2017 Events Medford Research Administration & Development

Grant Writing for Page One: Honing the Specific Aims/Objectives Section on the Medford Campus Most grant applications require a one-page summary that describes your proposed work: introducing the area of research/problem addressed, stating your objectives/research questions and hypothesis, and highlighting why the work is important. This section may be called different things –  Specific Aims, Executive Summary,… Read More

December 2017 NIH and NIA Announcements

Monday, December, 4th, 2017 Funding News Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Below are several announcements of possible interest. The Intervention Testing Program – Call for Compounds The Intervention Testing Program (ITP) Announces Annual Call for Compounds to Test for Anti-Aging Activity in Mice  (NOT-AG-17-019) Information on the ITP and guidelines for proposal development are posted online. Proposals or inquiries should be emailed to francesca.macchiarini@nih.gov. Multiple NIH Policy Announcements Multiple… Read More

Preparing for a Career in Academia

Thursday, November, 30th, 2017 Events Medford Postdoctoral

Where & When Tuesday, December 12, 2017 8:30 am – 2:00 pm Breed Memorial Hall 51 Winthrop St What Faculty, Deans, and Post-Doctoral Scholars Explore Beginning Academic Careers Thinking about pursuing a career in academia, but don’t know where to start? Planning on applying to post-doctoral or faculty positions? Interested in learning more about the… Read More

Highlighting Research Awards – October 2017

Thursday, November, 30th, 2017 Award Highlights News Research Administration & Development

Each month, the OVPR highlights the past month’s sponsored research funding awarded to Tufts’ investigators, including both a list of funded awards and one or more featured project abstracts. You can download the list of October awardees by clicking the button below. In October, Tufts researchers received 29 awards for extramural funding from federal, foundation,… Read More