May 6, 2020: Bikram Subedi, Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department at Murray State University, is being published in the journal Environmental Sciences and Technology. Dr. Sebedi is a KBRIN IDeA grant awardee. View the article here: regarding the prevalence of synthetic cathinones, synthetic cannabinoids, and synthetic opiods in US communities, based on wastewater analysis.
December 1, 2019: Bikram Subedi, Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department at Murray State University, is being published in The Journal of Hazardous Materials. Dr. Sebedi is a KBRIN IDeA grant awardee. View the Elsevier article "Prevalence of illicit and prescribed neuropsychiatric drugs in three communities in Kentucky using wastewater-based epidemiology and Monte Carlo simulation for the estimation of associated uncertainties."
November 8, 2019: Kiahra Burns, received 2nd place at the 2019 Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting in the Cellular and Molecular Biology section. Kiahra Burns was a 2019 KBRIN Summer Undergraduate Biomedical Research Program attendee.
November 8, 2019: Haley Todd, received 3rd place at the 2019 Kentucky Academy of Science Annual Meeting in the Cellular and Molecular Biology section. Haley Todd was a 2019 KBRIN Summer Undergraduate Biomedical Research Program attendee.
September 13, 2019: A grant from KBRIN has funded renovations to the biomedical laboratories of Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Kurt Gibbs (researching spinal cord regeneration) and Assistant Professor of Biology Melissa Mefford (researching telomeres and telomerase). Learn more
August, 2019: Dr. Rachel Tinius, Assistant Professor of Exercise Science at Western Kentucky University, received an INBRE-award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) to address obesity and physical inactivity in pregnant and postpartum women. Dr. Tinius will collaborate with Dr. Nancy Schoenberg from the University of Kentucky COBRE program to develop and test a mobile health application to increase physical activity and improve weight status during and after pregnancy.
June, 2019: Justin Yates, NKU Assistant Professor awarded an (NIH) Academic Research Enhancement Award (R15) for his work on “Contribution of NMDA NR2B Subunit to Risky Choice and Economic Demand for Cocaine.” Read abstract and the award details
CONFERENCES, WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS, JOURNAL CLUB
KBRIN NIH R15 Grant Writing Workshop will be held virtually this year on October 17, 2020 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM. For more information about the workshop, click here. To go directly to the registration form, it is available here. Registration deadline is OCTOBER 2, 2020.
JOURNAL CLUB has been suspended due to COVID-19
DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS
Visit the Research Core page for deadlines and information on KBRIN grants offered.
NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. The KYNETIC (Kentucky Network for Innovation & Commercialization) program supports faculty, staff, trainees and students who want to accelerate introduction of their ground-breaking innovations to the marketplace to address unmet needs to benefit human health. Deadline for Pre-Application August 14, 2020. Click here for more info
INBRE Opportunities from Other IDeA States
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES
The KBRIN Summer program will begin accepting applications for the 2021 Program on November 1, 2020. The application deadline will be February 17, 2021.
Learn about year-round mentored research at regional institutions here.
Investigators preparing R15 applications to NIH should first explore the NIH R15 (AREA) website
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