The TRI Research and Career Development Seminar Series provides early career researchers with access to important information and skill-building opportunities, helping them advance in their research and careers at UAMS.

Unless otherwise specified, all seminars are held alternating Fridays in ED II G 112 A/B, ground floor, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. You can access each seminar off campus through TRI’s blackboard classroom.

Upcoming Seminars

Shona Ray-Griffith, M.D.

Bryce Marquis, Ph.D.

Nov. 17
KL2 Exiting Scholar Presentations
Exiting KL2 Scholars Shona Ray-Griffith M.D., assistant professor, psychiatry, and Bryce Marquis Ph.D., assistant professor, geriatrics will present on their KL2 research projects: Marquis: “Heart Failure and Mitochondrial Function;” and Ray-Griffith: “Neuropathic Pain in Pregnancy”

Songthip Ounpraseuth, Ph.D.

Trey Spencer, M.S.

Dec. 1
Designing Better Research with B.E.R.D.
Learn about how the Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Research Design team can help you with your research.

Songthip Ounpraseuth, Ph.D., associate professor of health biostatistics, and Trey Spencer, M.S., research associate.

Past Seminars

Jonathan Young, M.A.

Amy Jo Jenkins, M.S.

Nov. 3
TRI Services for Researchers and Clinicians
Learn about the varied services the Translational Research Institute provides for researchers and clinicians.

Speakers: Amy Jo Jenkins, M.S., executive director, TRI, and Jonathan Young, M.A., director, research administration, TRI

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Meredith Zozus, Ph.D.

Oct.  20
Informatics Support for Early Career Faculty
Learn about UAMS’ informatics support services for grant applications and ongoing research.

Speaker: Meredith Zozus, Ph.D., associate professor and vice chair for academic programs, Department of Biomedical Informatics

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Sept. 22

Jean McSweeney, Ph.D., R.N.


ARresearch – UAMS’ Research Volunteer Registry
Learn about the ARresearch Registry, how we recruit, and how you can use it for your research.

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Budgeting for Grant Applications

Hear important information about how to build a budget for your grant applications.

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AR-CRIS Presentation

Learn what AR-CRIS (Comprehensive Research Informatics Suite) is and what it has to offer.

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Library 301

Publishing Pitfalls & Resources for Researchers/Authors: Hear publishing and manuscript advice for researchers and authors and learn about what tools the UAMS Library has to offer.

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Leveraging Small Research Awards

UAMS’ Ashley Acheson, Ph.D., describes moving from smaller research funding projects to his own R01s.

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Other Events:

K Awards Informational Roundtable – UAMS’ Mary Aitken, M.D., co-chair of the KL2 Program, and two recent K awardees, Joshua Kennedy, M.D., and Taren Swindle, Ph.D., discuss applying for K Awards.