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Program Highlights

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).

Arlinghous and BahnsenNovember, 2017: Kandis Arlinghaus and Morgan Bahnsen, were awardees at the recent Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting in the areas of Health Sciences and Cellular & Molecular Biology, respectively. Both were participants in the 2017 KBRIN Summer Undergraduate Biomedical Research Program. Watch videos about their research and experiences


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CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, JOURNAL CLUB

JOURNAL CLUB SCHEDULE (Thursdays at noon unless noted)

July 9th - July 13th, 2018: KBRIN Essentials of Next Generation Sequencing Workshop
The University of Kentucky and Bluegrass Community and Technical College will be hosting a five-day, KBRIN workshop covering the acquisition and bioinformatic analysis of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data. Registration and more information.

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

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INBRE Opportunities from Other IDeA States

INBRE Opportunities DEADLINE APRIL 29th for FREE 6-week Bioinformatics Intensive Internship. For Graduate and Undergraduate biology students with minimal or no bioinformatics experience. June 18 thru July 27, 2018 at the Santa Fe National Center for Genome Resources (New Mexico INBRE). Get the details and application information.

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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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