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September 2016


Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture

Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network
All-in-one resource linking investigators to regional community-hospital based collaborators. Go online for details.

JHM HSR Recertification Training
HSR recertification is required for new application submissions only and change in research submissions, and is required every three years.


Visit Animal Care and Use Committee Website
Go online for the most recent versions of important forms, policies, and guidelines.

Current Classes
A Rodent Handling class will be held on September 8. Class is free. Registration is required.

"Interinstitutional Assurance" Agreement
Form processing assistance available through the JHU Animal Care and Use Comittee office.


Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) presents: Safety in Research Updates


Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP)
Program supports research that will lead to the elimination of death and enhance the well-being of men with prostate cancer. Pre proposal deadline is September 15.

2016 Martin D. Abeloff Award for Excellence in Public Health and Cancer Control
Award recognizes advancements made in Cancer Control practices that influence the public health statewide and on a national and/or global scale. Nomination deadline is September 16.

The Sherrilyn and Ken Fisher Center for Environmental Infectious Diseases Discovery Program

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Awards for Medical Scientists
The highly competitive program provides funding for basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research to physician-scientists. Application deadline is October 6.

Bright Focus Foundation Alzheimer's Disease Research Grants
Grants support two awards: Standard and Postdoctoral Fellowship to fund researchers early and more advanced stages of research in Alzheimer's Disease. Applications due October 13.

Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation Grant Program
Program supports basic medical science and clinical research, education, community and health services in South TX, arts and humanities, wildlife, veterinary and animal sciences. Application deadline is October 15.

Bright Focus Foundation National Glaucoma Research Grants
Standard award funds researchers who have some amount of preliminary data in glaucoma research. Tenured track and non tenured track open to apply. Applications due November 16.

Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation Fellowship and Project Awards
Awards fund research applications in Geriatrics, Dermatology, Hematology, Reproductive Medicine, and Translational Medicine research. Application deadline is December 1

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synuclein PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.


Research Administration Training Program for Existing Staff (RPES)
Program gives trainees opportunity to see all phases of research administration - Research Administration Office, Research Department, and Sponsored Shared Services. Nomination deadline is September 30.

NIH Policy: Foreign Components Added to a Grant to a Domestic or Foreign Organization
NIH defines foreign components added to a grant and significant grant related activities needing prior NIH approval.


Upcoming Deadlines for September, October and November


The JHU SOM Core Showcase
All who access SOM Core Services invited to showcase of the many diverse services and products SOM Cores provides to Hopkins on September 15 in Turner concourse.

September Events at the Genetic Resources Core Facility
Dates and details for Genetic Resources Core Symposium and others online.


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