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3 RFAs Available through NIA (Due January and February 2018)

Tuesday, October, 31st, 2017 Funding News Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Browse a list of three relevant RFAs available from the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Development of Valid Reliable Markers of Aging-Related Biologic Mechanisms for Human Studies (U01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) RFA AG 18-018 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AG-18-018.html Applications are due January 30, 2018; please contact Chhanda Dutta for more information. This RFA encourages applications to develop valid markers to assess the… Read More

Spring 2018 Impact Program Accepting Applications

Tuesday, October, 31st, 2017 Postdoctoral

Spring 2018 IMPACT Program Applications are due Dec 18, 2017. Now accepting applications for post-doctoral and advanced pre-doctoral trainees  — Own your career! — Group mentoring, 1:1 advising, and community engagement will help you: Gain a broader perspective on your research and career Heighten the potential of your research to achieve real-world impact Identify actionable opportunities to strengthen your work’s… Read More

DLAM Tech wins Webster NEBAALAS Award!

Tuesday, October, 24th, 2017 DLAM News

Courtney Bogins, BS, CVT, RLATG, DLAM Veterinary Surgical Research Technologist has won the Dr. William S. Webster NEBAALAS Educational Scholarship Award from the New England Branch of AALAS. Courtney utilized this award to attend the National AALAS meeting where she presented a poster entitled, “Conscious Urine Sampling and Quantification from Indwelling Catheterization of Female Yucatan Swine”.… Read More

DLAM Places 2nd at AALAS for Poster Abstract!

Tuesday, October, 24th, 2017 DLAM News

At the 68th National Meeting of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS), the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine won 2nd place for their poster entitled “The Use of Air-Activated Thermal Devices as Postsurgical Thermal Support in Mice”. Dr. Corinna Beale, DLAM Staff Veterinarian was the first author on the poster. Other authors included… Read More

Learn About 2018 PRIM&R Regulatory Changes!

Monday, October, 23rd, 2017 News Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) will host its 2017 Advancing Ethical Research Conference on November 5-8. The conference will focus on regulatory changes scheduled to take effect in 2018, including the revised Common Rule. Interested in attending? Tufts CTSI is sponsoring live-streaming access to the event, including keynote presentations, panel discussions, and breakout… Read More

Highlighting Research Awards – September 2017

Tuesday, October, 17th, 2017 Award Highlights News

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 September awardees by clicking the button below. In September, Tufts researchers received 45 awards for extramural funding from federal, foundation,… Read More

2018-2019 Training in Education and Critical Research Skills Program (TEACRS) Program

Tuesday, October, 10th, 2017 News Opportunities Postdoctoral

About the Program Fellowships are available in the Training in Education and Critical Research Skills Program (TEACRS) at Tufts University. This NIH-funded program is designed to prepare talented postdoctoral trainees with the career skills needed to succeed in academic biomedical research. Trainees spend on average 75% of their time conducting bench research and 25% of… Read More

Research & Scholarship Strategic Plan Open Forums

Friday, September, 22nd, 2017 Boston Events Medford News Opportunities

The Tufts-wide Research & Scholarship Strategic Plan (RSSP) initiative seeks input from members of the research and scholarship community at all levels to: Gain insight on Tufts’ strengths in research and scholarship in all fields, including biomedical and STEM sciences, social science, arts (including creative activity and performance), and the humanities; Understand the needs of… Read More

AAHRPP Full Accreditation for HS IRB!

Wednesday, September, 20th, 2017 News

The Tufts Health Sciences Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) has received full accreditation from the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP)!  The AAHRPP Council on Accreditation awarded Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University Health Sciences this initial Full Accreditation for 3 years effective September 18, 2017. An independent, non-profit accrediting body,… Read More

NSF Accepting Proposals Related to Hurricane Irma

Wednesday, September, 20th, 2017 News Opportunities

NSF is accepting proposals in response to Hurricane Irma, both for immediate assistance in the recovery (RAPID) and for fundamental research that could help with better response and recovery in the future (EAGER). Please contact the NSF program officer most closely aligned with your work prior to submission in response to this program. https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17135/nsf17135.jsp