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PNAS: Rescuing US biomedical research from its systemic flaws

The long-held but erroneous assumption of never-ending rapid growth in biomedical science has created an unsustainable hypercompetitive system that is discouraging even the most outstanding prospective students from entering our profession – and making it difficult for seasoned investigators to produce their best work. This is a recipe for long-term…

Grantsmanship Workshops at UF on April 29 and 30

NOTE: All logistics and registration details will be handled by the UF/IFAS Office of Conferences and Institutes. Please direct questions to Sharon Borneman by email: spb@ufl.edu or by phone: 352-392-5930. To promote grantsmanship skills and to help improve success in securing extramural funding, I am pleased to announce that…

Register Now: Free Grant Workshops, December 9 & 10, 2013

Please circulate as widely as possible: The Office of Research is pleased to announce Grant Writing Workshops presented by Dr. Robert Porter.  Date: Monday and Tuesday December 9-10, 2013  Location: UF/IFAS Straughn Extension Center (map attached).  These workshops are free for participants and open to all UF…

NIH Operations Under Sequester

ROCK TALK– Helping Connect you with the NIH perspective NIH Operations Under Sequester –  http://nexus.od.nih.gov/all/2013/03/04/nih-operations-under-the-sequester/…

2013 COM Celebration of Research – Call For Posters

The College of Medicine invites you to submit posters for the 2013 Celebration of Research Poster Session which will be held on Monday, March 11th from 5:30-8:30p in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.  Instructions for submitting posters:  From a UF COMPUTER click on  https://intranet.ahc.ufl.edu/wwa/research/researchaffairs/Abstract%20Submission%20Form%202012/Forms/AllItems.aspx  At the login window,…

NIH Names NHLBI Director

NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., April 5 announced the selection of Gary H. Gibbons, M.D., as the new director the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, effective this summer.

Office of Research Affairs is Temporarily Moving

The Office of Research Affairs (Suite M-100) is temporarily moving during the renovation of the Medical Science Building. Our office will move Tuesday July 12, 2011. Our new location will be in Suite R4-130 of the Academic Research Building.