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  • Researcher attends Scientific Writing Retreat

    Friday, December 16, 2016

    Dr. Mariette Barbier recently attended a Scientific Writing Retreat organized by Cold Springs Harbor Laboratory and Cell Press this past November in Long Island, NY. 

  • NIH Summer Internship Program announced

    Friday, December 16, 2016

    For more information, please visit: http://www.training.nih.gov

  • Magda Rivera-Dillon, Masters student in Health Sciences, presents at National Conference

    Monday, December 12, 2016

    Magda Rivera-Dillon shares her project experience at 2016 AUCD Conference Diversity Fellowships Poster Symposia

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • LiveSafe App for all faculty and staff

    Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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

  • School of Nursing professor to speak at national roundtable

    Thursday, October 27, 2016

    Jennifer Mallow, PhD, FNP-BC, assistant professor at the WVU School of Nursing and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholar, will participate in a roundtable discussion on genomics and precision health at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine on Nov. 9 in Washington, D.C.   

  • West Virginia one of 7 states participating in a National Governor’s Association Learning Laboratory on prevention of heroin and fentanyl overdoses

    Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    A team from West Virginia—with members representing Governor Tomblin’s office, the Bureaus of Public Health and Behavioral Health and Health Facilities in the WV Department of Health and Human Resources, the WV Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety, and the WVU Injury Control Research Center—recently traveled to Newport, Rhode Island to participate in a Learning Lab sponsored by the National Governor’s Association (NGA). The purpose of the Learning Laboratory was for states to share information on overdose prevention efforts, and to learn about Rhode Island’s model overdose prevention program.  The NGA Learning Lab—entitled “State Strategies for Reducing Overdose and Deaths from Heroin and Illicit Fentanyl”—also included a team from the host state Rhode Island, along with teams from Alabama, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.  Members of the WV Team for the 2-day Learning Lab included:  Joseph Garcia, Director of Legislative Affairs in Governor Tomblin’s Office; John Yauch, Director of the WV Violence and Injury Prevention Program in the BPH; Kimberly Walsh, Deputy Commissioner of the BBHHF; Charity Sayre, Justice Reinvention Coordinator in the WV Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety; Matthew Izzo, Administrator of the WV Office of the Chief Medical Examiner; and Herb Linn, Deputy Director of the West Virginia University Injury Control Research Center.

  • WVU BRNI brings neuroscience thought leader Dr. Gerry Rubin to campus as part of Notable Neuroscientist Seminar series

    Thursday, October 6, 2016

    As part of the Notable Neuroscientist seminar series, the WVU Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute is bringing noted biologist and geneticist Dr. Gerry Rubin to campus on October 13 – 14.