Monthly Archives: July 2016


Received May 17 – July 22, 2016 PI Dept Title Sponsor Total All Years Bente, Dennis A Microbiology And Immunology Development of novel endosome-targeted Ebola virus entry inhibitors as antiviral agents Columbia Univ. in the City of New York (federal flow though from NIAID)  $852,500 Bytautiene Prewit,Egle OB/GYN – Prepregnancy… Read more »

Proper Use of Articles in English

Guest Blog by: David A. Konkel, Ph.D. Co-Director, Office of Editorial & Communications Services Institute for Translational Sciences Native English-speakers usually have little trouble knowing whether an article is needed in front of a noun, and only slightly more difficulty in deciding whether “a,” “an,” or “the” is appropriate. Nevertheless,… Read more »

Texas FreshAIR Poster Submission Extended

Texas FreshAIR Neuroscience Conference Poster Submissions Extended to August 1st, 2016   2016 TX FreshAIR Neuroscience Conference Premier conference for Texas neuroscientists to present emerging science Collaborate with peers and explore opportunities for partnerships with industry. Scientific program with a wide array of sessions and more than sixty featured speakers All sessions include… Read more »

Funding Announcements – Non NIH

Foundations, State and Local Funding Opportunities & Other Federal Funding Funding Announcements Graduate/Post Doc Deadline  Sponsor Name/Link Amount/Time Frame August 17, 2016 National Multiple Sclerosis Society Research Grants* Budget must fit project.  Can be renewed annually for up to 5 years. September 13, 2016 Orthopaedic Research & Education Foundation Resident… Read more »

PCORI Funding Available

This Engagement Award Initiative Notice, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research/Clinical Comparative Effectiveness Research Meeting and Conference Support, includes guidelines for available funding support for meetings and conferences that align with PCORI’s Mission and Strategic Plan and facilitate expansion of patient-centered outcomes research/clinical comparative effectiveness research (PCOR/CER).   Engagement Award (EAIN): Research Meeting and Conference Support Key… Read more »

CDMRP Open Opportunities

The following opportunities are NOW OPEN from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) through the Department of Defense (DoD)   FY16 Spinal Cord injury Research Program Clinical Research Development Award Pre-Application: September 7, 2016 (Required) Invited Application: September 21, 2016   FY16 Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program (OPORP)… Read more »

Call for Defense Innovations – Energy, Cyber, Medical, Materials, Systems

Attention to Researchers with innovative ideas that could pertain to National Defense:   SUBMIT PANEL PROPOSAL SUBMIT POSTER ABSTRACT     Medical & Biotech Challenge TOPICS INCLUDE: Concussive Injuries CBRN (Chem/Bio/Rad/Nuclear) Infectious Disease Psychological Health Surgical Solutions Advanced Material Platforms Regenerative Medicine Emergency/Disaster Relief Medicine Rehabilitation e-Health Energy & Resilience… Read more »

Did You Know? UTMB Authors Receive Discount in AAAS Publications

Did You Know??? UTMB authors receive a discount when publishing in American Association for the Advancement of Science publications: Science Science Signaling (the leading journal of cell signaling and regulatory biology) Science Translational Medicine (integrating medicine, engineering and science to promote human health) Science Advances (an innovative and high-quality open… Read more »