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Program Highlights

Michael GuyMay, 2018: Michael Guy, NKU Assistant Professor awarded an (NIH) Academic Research Enhancement Award (R15) for his work on “Identification of novel human tRNA modification genes.” Read more about this research and the award details

Samantha CarlisleApril, 2018: Samantha Carlisle is co-organizer of a local R Ladies Global chapter. The community is designed to develop members' R skills & knowledge through social, collaborative learning & sharing. Supporting minority identity access to STEM skills & careers, the Free Software Movement, and contributing to the global R community.Samantha is a doctoral candidate in Pharmacology and Toxicology and a long-time member of the KBRIN Bioinformatics Journal Club

Eric Rouchka and Sujata OhriFebruary 6, 2018: FUNDING AWARD! Eric Rouchka, KBRIN's Director of Bioinformatics Core and Co-PI Sujata Saraswat Ohri received funding from The Center for Restorative Spinal Cord Medicine for their pilot project "Role of Circadian Rhythm in SCI Pathogenesis." KBRIN's Julia Chariker, KBRIN's Networks and Data Visualization specialist, will participate.

Justin YatesFebruary 6, 2018: Justin Yates, PhD, is the 2018 APA Division 28 Young Psychopharmacologist Award which honors a young scientist doing original, meritorious work in psychopharmacology and encourages excellence in research at the interface between the disciplines of pharmacology and psychology. This is his second APA award this year. Dr. Yates is currently a KBRIN-IDeA Pilot Research Awardee. He will speak at this year’s convention of the American Psychological Association in San Francisco, CA (August 9-12).

Justin YatesJanuary 10, 2018: Justin Yates, PhD, is the 2018 recipient of the B. F. Skinner Foundation New Researcher Award in the area of basic research. Dr. Yates, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychological Science at NKU, has been working in experimental analysis of behavior. He is currently a KBRIN-IDeA Pilot Research Awardee. He has been invited to speak at this year’s convention of the American Psychological Association in San Francisco, CA (August 9-12).


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CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, JOURNAL CLUB

JOURNAL CLUB SCHEDULE (Wednesdays at 11:15 am unless noted) Fall session starts September 5th, 2018.

Saturday, November 17th, 2018: Annual KBRIN R15 Grant Writing Workshop
Must register by November 9th. University of Louisville, Health Sciences Campus, Clinical Translational Research Building (CTR), Room 124. Registration and more information.

NOVEMBER 14-17, 2018 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Indianapolis.

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS

Friday, November 30th: Deadline for receipts of “Letter of Intent” to submit a proposal for IDeA award which must be sent via email to Bruce Mattingly . Learn more about the KBRIN Investigator Development Awards (IDeA)

Friday, December 21st, 2018: Deadline for proposals, for KBRIN Investigator Development Awards (IDeA).

JAN 15, 2019: Preferred submission date for KBRIN Faculty Start-Up Awards

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Important new updates to Application Guidelines for KBRIN-Investigator Development Awards (IDeA) Read

New IDeA Award Requirement: A “Letter of Intent” to submit a proposal must be sent via email to Bruce Mattingly at b.mattingly@moreheadstate.edu by Friday, November 30th

! Important recent changes in AREA R15 funding opportunities

Investigators preparing R15 applications to NIH should first explore the NIH R15 (AREA) website

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Research Spotlight


NIH R15 ($400,000+) Dr. Noah Ashley, WKU Assistant Professor, was awarded over $400,000 for his research project "Sympathetic Regulation of Inflammation from Sleep Fragmentation."

NSF (5 years, $950,000+)He received an NSF research grant to study how arctic songbirds in Alaska have adapted to diminished sleep patterns and how that might help in the understanding of sleep loss in humans.

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