November, 2015: Jeffrey Petruska, PhD, received a NIH R01 award Dr. Petruska, of the Kentucky Spinal Cord Injury Center and a KBRIN-funded researcher, received the funding for his research, "Mechanisms Controlling Distinct Modes of Adult Axon Growth". His team includes Ben Harrison, PhD and Eric Rouchka, D.Sc., of KBRIN.
KBRIN-Funded Neuroscience Laboratory has ribbon cutting. Morehead State University’s Department of Psychology held a ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 in Reed Hall. KBRIN provided a $250,000 grant for the renovation. Learn More
Call for proposals for Next-Generation Sequencing Pilot Projects. Approximately ten pilot sequencing projects will be awarded. Initial bioinformatics analysis will be provided by the KBRIN bioinformatics core. Deadline December 18, 2015. Learn More
Fall, 2015: Juw Won Park, PhD, joins KBRIN Bioinformatics Core Staff Recently appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science, Dr. Park is providing service and collaboration to the KBRIN Bioinformatics Core. He specializes in RNA Sequencing Analysis. Welcome, Dr. Park! Learn More
September 17, 2015: Cecile Marczinski, PhD, receives new R15 to continue research on the effects of mixing alcohol and energy drinks. Dr. Marczinski is an associate professor at NKU whose research has been cited in recent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigations into the safety of alcohol and energy drinks. Learn More
CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, JOURNAL CLUB
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: 15TH Annual UT-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit 2016. Register for the meeting and submit abstracts.
APR 8-10, 2016: 15TH Annual UT-KBRIN Bioinformatics Summit 2016, to be held at Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz, KY More information will be posted as it becomes available
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES
Feb 15, 2016: Application Deadline for the 2016 KBRIN Undergraduate Summer Biomedical Research Program View new requirements and apply online
Mar 1, 2016: Application Deadline for the 2016 Victoria J. and Dennis L. Molfese Summer Neuroscience Research Award, a summer research program opportunity for undergraduates. View details and application information
New Application Guidelines for 2016 KBRIN IDeA proposals instituted. New requirement to use the downloadable NIH R15 application package. Learn More
Deadline for proposals for Next-Generation Sequencing Pilot Projects is December 18, 2015. Approximately ten pilot sequencing projects will be awarded. Initial bioinformatics analysis will be provided by the KBRIN bioinformatics core. Learn More
Applications for 2016 KBRIN Undergraduate Summer Biomedical Research Program now being accepted. Apply online
Katy Carlson, PhD, Morehead State University, recent NIH grant recipient for her research on prosody. Learn more about Dr. Carlson and her research