Thinking Outside the Brain Webinar
2:30 - 4 p.m. Sept. 10, 2015
This free webinar will cover signaling between the neural and vascular systems during development and the role of cerebrospinal fluid in regulating neurogenesis. For information and to register, click here.
Responsible Conduct for Research Workshop Series
Sept. 2 & 18, 2015 Noon - 1:50 p.m. - First module: Conflict of Interest - College of Medicine, Room 130
Eight workshops on topics ranging from conflict of interest to data management, responsible authorship, mentor/mentee responsibilities, animal welfare and human subjects protection are offered throughout the semester. To review the schedule and to RSVP, click here. Students are encouraged to register now.
Responsible Conduct for Research Workshop Series
Noon - 1:50 p.m., College of Medicine 130 and HBOI RL 201
- Data Management, Research Misconduct & Collaborative Research, Sept. 4, 9, 2015
- Conflict of Interest, Sept. 18, 2015
Four workshops on the core competencies of ethical research, such as data management, are offered twice each this semester. For a schedule and to register, click here. Students are encouraged to register now.
Cancer Research Symposium
Sept. 18, 2015 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., University of Central Florida
The Florida Department of Health is hosting this Orlando event featuring presentations designed to highlight and explain research project results and their collective impact on the health of Floridians. To register, click here.
Recent Trends in Vision and Ophthalmic Drug Delivery
Sept. 23, 2015 Tampa; Abstracts due by: Aug. 15, 2015
This symposium at the University of South Florida aims to foster collaborative research efforts and forge partnerships in the field of vision science and ocular nanotherapeutics. This event is free, however, RSVPs are required by August 15. For more details, click here.
NIH Proposal Development Workshop at FAU Boca Raton
Sept. 29, 2015 10-11:30 a.m. - Administration bldg., room 246
This workshop will focus on valuable tools and resources for preparing NIH proposals. Alice Miehl, Ph.D., will cover topics including identifying NIH funding opportunities, choosing the right study section and cover letter format. For the complete schedule, click here. Space is limited. RSVP for the Sept. workshop to Dr. Miehl at firstname.lastname@example.org.
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Oct. 6, 2015 - Orlando, Fla.
This free event at the University of Central Florida aims to promote multi-investigator research and help faculty, students, and staff develop competitive proposals. For more information and to RSVP, click here.
Applied Grant Writing Workshop at FAU Boca Raton
Oct. 9, 2015 1 - 3 p.m., Administration bldg., Room 246
Glean writing tips for common proposal sections. Investigators will gain insights on streamlining their proposals, strengthening arguments and more. Bring a Specific Aims/Project Summary section to the workshop. Space is limited. For the scheduled workshops and to RSVP, click here.
Oct. 11-13, 2015 Orlando, FL
This conference will focus on topics such as immune-oncology, precision medicine, medical technology, digital health and space research. For more information and to register, click here. Registration is 40% off for FAU faculty and staff.
Digital Media and Developing Minds
Oct. 13-16, 2015 California
The purpose of this colloquium is to identify and report on research regarding the impact of digital media on developing minds.This event offers a limited number of travel awards with online registration for graduate and postdoctoral students living more than 50 miles from the conference site. For more information and to register, click here.
NIH Digital Summit
Oct. 19, 2015 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Bethesda, MD or live videocast
Researchers, health professionals, and communications professionals interested in digital health are encouraged to attend this event on optimizing digital platforms to reach patients, scientists, clinicians and the public. This summit is open to the public and registration is required for in-person attendance. No registration is necessary for the videocast. For more information and to register, click here. To join the videocast at the time of the event, click here.
Angel Investing: Helping Innovators Bridge the Valley of Death
Oct. 20, 2015 1-5 p.m. - Washington D.C.
This pre-meeting workshop hosted by the Angel Capital Association will feature a keynote presentation by Jamie Rhodes, association director and CEO of National Nano Materials. In addition, a panel of experts from the angel community will present. This event is free and open to the public. Register here
New Perspectives in Mentoring Conference
Oct. 20-23, 2015, New Mexico Proposals due: May 15, 2015
The 8th Annual conference hosted by the Mentoring Institute at the University Of New Mexico is looking for proposals in the field of developmental relationships, that are supported by theory and research and which demonstrate ideas that are applicable to the conference theme. Read the call for proposals here.
Coastal Resilience Workshop
Oct. 26-28, 2015, Ft. Lauderdale - Abstracts due: July 31,2015 posters by Sept. 30, 2015
Join physical and social scientists, engineers, coastal zone managers and other practitioners who will present results and ideas related to infrastructure and environment, economy and society, and leadership and strategy. Submit abstracts to email@example.com. Find the online registration, poster and abstract templates and further details on the event website.
Falling Walls Conference
Bay area event applications due: Aug. 23, 2015 lab: Sept. 18, 2015 Berlin applications due: Aug. 31
The Falling Walls Conference is an annual gathering of forward- thinking individuals from 75 countries. Each year, 20 of the world's top young thought leaders are invited to Berlin to present their breakthrough research. The competition is open to researchers and scientists (M.A. students, doctoral candidates and post-docs), entrepreneurs, engineers, young professionals and innovators from all areas. For more details, click here. Download a Bay area lab flier here. Watch a video here.
BioFlorida 2015 Conference
Oct. 11 - 13, 2015 Orlando - Early bird registration deadline: July 27, 2015
This two-day event focuses on immunooncology, precision medicine, medical technology, digital health, traumatic brain injury and space research. Early-stage life science companies can apply through Aug. 28 to present at the conference's BioPitch. Register here.
Art and Science, Engineering, and Medicine Frontier Collaborations: Ideation, Translation and Realization Conference
November 11-14, 2015, California
The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI), a project of the National Academy of Sciences, invites applications for this conference. 60 applicants will be selected to attend. Details here.
International Bullying Prevention Conference
Nov. 8 - 10, 2015 - Denver, CO
This event offers the opportunity to learn from national experts and network with international colleagues on youth-focused bullying prevention efforts. CDSI's Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., will be presenting. For more information, view the event program here. Register for the event here.
2015 Rising Seas Summit
Cambridge, Mass. - Abstracts due: July 7, 2015. Nov. 12-13, 2015
Suggestions for speakers and topics are sought for this meeting on sea level rise best practices and cutting-edge solutions. For more information, click here.
2015 NAKFI Conference
November 12-14, 2015, Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center in Irvine, California
The 2015 NAFKI Conference "Art and Science, Engineering, and Medicine Frontier Collaborations: Ideation, Translation, & Realization" will explore how arts, design, sciences, engineering, and medicine can stimulate a renaissance of innovation that solves real-world problems. Click here for more details and to register.
Jan. 24-27, 2015 University of Miami - Abstracts due: Nov. 9, 2015
This conference will cover acute inflammation, cardiovascular and metabolic inflammation, cancer, neuroinflammation and more. Click here for details.
Germany's 2016 Science Tour: The Future of Urban Development
Jan. 31 - Feb. 6, 2016 Germany - Applications due: Sept. 25, 2015
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) is calling for applications for a science tour of cutting-edge research facilities in Germany. DAAD is seeking researchers with doctoral degrees that are investigating sustainable urban development. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about funding opportunities for cooperation in higher education and research and network with German scientists. For more details and to apply, click here.
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference
Feb. 1-4, 2015 Tampa, Fla.
The conference will focus on promoting and sustaining a healthy Gulf environment, communities, and economy, including new discoveries, innovations, technologies, and policies. Registration opens on Monday. For details, click here.
Advances in Addiction Research: Applying Genetic Biomarkers to Personalize Treatments - Webinar
This webinar is available in AAAS' free on-demand archive. Topics covered include: development and application of a targeted genotyping array for genetic research on addiction and treatment approaches, the advantages of fully automated genotyping platforms and more. For further details and to watch the webinar, click here.