April 20, 2015

Inaugural Mentor Training Program Gets High Marks from UAMS Faculty

April 20, 2015 | Mentoring may come with the job for research faculty, but formal, evidence-based mentor training has been scarce. The Translational Research Institute (TRI) is working to change that. TRI recently sponsored UAMS’ first evidence-based research mentor training seminar, an eight-hour training that was conducted over two days in March. The seminar was…


April 9, 2015

TRI Budget and Coverage Unit Now In Stephens Spine

TRI’s Budget and Coverage Review Unit has moved from Biomed I to the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute building’s fifth floor. The unit’s five employees completed the move on Monday, joining other TRI colleagues based in the Stephens Spine building. The employees are switching places with those in the UAMS Office of Research…


April 8, 2015

What You Need to Know about the New NIH Biosketch Format

When must you use the new NIH biosketch format? According to NIH notice #NOT-OD-15-032, the new biosketch format is mandatory for all research, training, and career development grants with due dates on or after May 25, 2015. What’s different about the new format? The new format allows investigators to include a link to a complete listing of their publications in…


April 7, 2015

NCATS Announces Collaborative Innovation Funding Opportunity

The NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has issued new funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) to stimulate team-based research across the Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) consortium. Details of these Collaborative-Innovation Awards are at the links below. Please note there is a pre-application step (X02) followed by an invited full application (U01): Collaborative…