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  • New Funding Opportunities for U-I Partnerships

    Friday, December 9, 2016

     A new listing of Federal, State and Foundation funding opportunites for U-I Partnerships have been released.  They are grouped by research focus below.

  • 2017 Heebink Award: Call for Nominations

    Friday, December 9, 2016

    The Provost’s Office requests nominations of faculty and staff members for the 2017 Ethel and Gerry Heebink Award for Distinguished State Service. Materials must be sent to the Office of the Provost at P.O. Box 6203 by January 31. The Heebink family sponsors two awards for faculty and staff members recognizing distinguished state service for both Beginning Service and Extended Service (at least eight years); recipients of Heebink Awards are provided professional development support. For complete nomination materials, visit http://wvufaculty.wvu.edu/opportunities.

  • ACS recruiting ex-smokers for new study

    Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    Do you know people who have quit smoking? The American Cancer Society is seeking ex-smokers to participate in a new study aimed at helping current smokers who are trying to quit. Staff are not eligible to join this study, but you can help spread the word about the study. To sign up to be a mentor Questions?

  • “Beards for Mountaineers” campaign to benefit cancer patients extended

    Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    The “Beards for Mountaineers” #Beards4Eers campaign spearheaded by WVU Medicine students to benefit patients at the WVU Cancer Institute has been extended to the end of December.  There’s still time to join students Reed Andrews, Nick Mason, Jake Shapiro and Troy Clemons (The WVU Mountaineer) in putting down your razors and letting your beards grow to raise awareness and money for the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Fund at the Cancer Institute’s Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center.  Please share the campaign with friends and family using the hashtag #Beards4Eers. Read more

  • Hackathon

    Tuesday, December 6, 2016

    The Health Sciences Innovation Center is planning the first ever WVU Health Sciences Hackathon on March 18-19, 2017.  We will be sending out more information in the coming weeks. There will be $10,000 in prizes in 5 prize categories. Teams should be multidisciplinary and it is open to all members of the WVU community. Students who may be interested are: Programmers, public health experts, media gurus, business students, clinicians, and researchers. The theme of the event is “Human in the Loop” Please contact Debra Beery at dbeery@hsc.wvu.edu  to receive more information as it is available.

  • Nicole Werwie, an MS2 student, presented her research at the WVCTSI Annual Meeting

    Tuesday, December 6, 2016

    Nicole Werwie, a second year medical student at WVU School of Medicine, presented her research at the WVCTSI (West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute) Annual Meeting on December 1, 2016 at Stonewall Jackson Resort in Roanoke, WV. 

  • WVU Stroke CoBRE Junior Faculty Grant Competition

    Tuesday, December 6, 2016

    The WVU Stroke CoBRE intends to fund up to 4 high quality junior faculty grants from investigators interested in conducting basic, translational and/or clinical research into the mechanism(s), prevention, prediction, biomarkers, acute treatment, recovery and/or rehabilitation of stroke.

  • Professor presents a workshop focusing on Graduate Education

    Friday, December 2, 2016

    Linda Vona-Davis Ph.D., presented a workshop at the annual Cancer Biology Training Consortium (CABTRAC) held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on November 4-6, 2016.  The title of workshop was “Small Group Strategies for Graduate Education” where she discussed best practices for the inclusion of clinical oncology into the curriculum of PhD candidates in cancer training programs.  In attendance at the workshop were CABTRAC member institution directors of cancer training programs from across the country. Dr. Davis has been serving on the Board of Directors since 2014.  Presenting their posters at the same meeting were Steve Markwell and Joyce Obeng, graduate students from the laboratories of Scott Weed and Tim Eubank. Dr. Davis is on faculty in the WVU Department of Surgery, The WV Cancer Institute and also serves as the Director of the Biomedical Master of Science in Health Sciences program here at WVU. 

  • LiveSafe App for all faculty and staff

    Wednesday, November 30, 2016

    Faculty and staff are encouraged to opt in to WVU Alert system, LiveSafe.

  • WVU Institutional Partnership with the Association for Women in Science

    Friday, November 18, 2016

    West Virginia University has renewed their institutional partnership with the Association for Women in Science (AWIS).   AWIS is the largest multi-disciplinary organization for women in STEM dedicated to achieving equity and full participation of women in all disciplines and across all employment sectors.   AWIS reaches more than 15,000 professionals in STEM around the country.