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  • Blockchain Conference in Washington, DC

    Friday, February 24, 2017

    The Chamber is hosting a “Code-A-Thon” in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS), Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).

  • 2017 Summer Undergraduate Research Experience

    Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    SURE is a summer undergraduate research experience for students interested in graduate school and research/creative work within their discipline or a related discipline. Selected students complete research at West Virginia University (WVU) for 8 weeks during the summer under the direction of a WVU faculty research mentor and a graduate or post-doctoral mentor. Students are expected to research full-time (minimum of 40 hours per week for 8 weeks).

  • WVU CED Accepting Proposals for 2017 Mini-Grants

    Monday, February 20, 2017

    The WVU CED is accepting proposals for its 2017 Mini-Grants focused on "Improved Health & Independence Among Individuals with Disabilities in WV". Two mini-grants of up to $5,000 and one grant of $10,000 will be awarded to collaborative teams including community representatives, providers, researchers, and/or organizations to implement evidence-based and promising strategies that promote health and independence among individuals with disabilities in West Virginia.

  • 5th Annual Vice President's Awards are now accepting nominations

    Thursday, February 16, 2017

    Deadline to submit a nomination is March 15, 2017.

  • 8 Ways to Successfully Navigate NIH Peer review and get an R01 Grant and Fellowship Grant

    Thursday, February 16, 2017

    The National Institutes of Health has released two new briefing videos to assist researchers in the submission and review of R01 Grants and Fellowship Grants.

  • Call for nominations: Women in Science & Health Excellence Awards 2017

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    Nominations for the Women in Science & Health Awards - which recognize outstanding achievements by women while at the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center (HSC) of West Virginia University -- are open until March 10. 

  • Chronic Disease Research Program, WV INBRE

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    WV-INBRE is announcing a Request for Applications for WV-INBRE network investigators to conduct pilot research on projects related to chronic disease (e.g. cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity, addiction, etc.). The CDRP pilot award program targets small, focused research projects related to the multi-disciplinary research theme of WV-INBRE: cellular and molecular biology with an emphasis on chronic disease to generate preliminary data for publications and grant applications. Proposals are strongly encouraged that would identify and/or validate biomarkers that lead to early detection or improved diagnosis of chronic diseases as listed above. The proposed research should not overlap with other funded research projects.

  • WV-INBRE Request for Genomics Core Grant Applications

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    The purpose of these grant awards is to allow investigators to gather data to increase the competitiveness of NIH RO1, RO3 and other investigator-initiated proposals in the biomedical sciences.

  • WVU to host first Software Carpentry Workshop

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    The Research Office and University Library are pleased to announce the first Software Carpentry Workshop. This event is an example-driven, two-day workshop on basic computing skills.

  • NIH Peer Review briefing outlines new information in proposing and reviewing basic research

    Monday, February 13, 2017

    Updated resources have been released for investigators and faculty regarding NIH Peer Review Briefing for Basic Research Applicants and Reviewers.