IHSI Calendar

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Monday, November 7, 2022

  • Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships at Mayo Clinic. Illinois student pre-selection applications due Nov. 7.
    • All Day

    Undergrads interested in a career in biomedical research are encouraged to participate in the Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). Illinois pre-selection allows for Illinois students to submit their Mayo Clinic SURF application to a selection committee of Illinois faculty and staff. The Illinois pre-selection application is now open. Apply by Nov. 7.

  • DoD Grant Seeking Workshop: Find funding and craft a strong submission. Workshop includes: Health research opportunities; DoD proposal development; CDMRP insights and opportunities; insider perspectives on process. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute.
    • 10:00 - 11:30 am

    Join us for the second session of the DoD Grant Seeking Workshop as IHSI Research Development Manager Maggie Berg presents an overview of the DoD application and review process. Hear from a panel of DoD-funded researchers who have personal experience with the research focus of the funding program. A Q&A will follow.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

  • NIMHD Funding Panel Discussion. Nov. 10, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Join us for a virtual panel discussion and hear from NIMHD officials on the mission of the NIMHD, an overview of their approach to health disparities research, current research priorities and funding opportunities, and how to best secure funding with NIMHD. Presentation, panel, and Q&A.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Main Library, Room 220

    The Storytelling Series seeks to highlight the journeys of our faculty. This November session will feature our own QRI leader, Melissa Ocepek, an Assistant Professor in the School of Information Sciences. The Storytelling Series will be offered in a hybrid format, both in-person in the Main Library, Room 220 (limited capacity) and via Zoom. Registration required. 

Monday, November 14, 2022

  • DoD Grant Seeking Workshop: Find funding and craft a strong submission. Workshop includes: Health research opportunities; DoD proposal development; CDMRP insights and opportunities; insider perspectives on process. University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute.
    • 10:00 - 11:30 am

    Join us for the third session of the DoD Grant Seeking Workshop for a keynote address from Colonel Sarah B. Goldman, Director of the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), a presentation from Michael Lotspeich-Yadao, PhD, Assistant Director of Research and Educational Programs in the Chez Veterans Center, followed by a Q&A.

Thursday, November 17, 2022