Scripps Core Seminar Series: Flow Cytometry Core
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Dec. 18
Scripps Research Institute, Room B159
Bring your FAU ID. To view the full schedule, click
CEO Forum Program Series
Event: 6:30 - 9 p.m. Dec. 1 at Winter Park, Fla; Register by Nov. 27.
This event is meant to bring together leaders of established growth-stage businesses and CEO peers who have grown their companies into more advanced stages of business development. To register click
Art and Science, Engineering, and Medicine Frontier Collaborations: Ideation, Translation and Realization Conference
November 11-14, 2015, California
The National Academies Keck Futures Initiative (NAKFI)
, a project of the National Academy of Sciences, invites applications for this conference. 60 applicants will be selected to attend. Details here
2015 NAKFI Conference
November 12-14, 2015, Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center in Irvine, California
The 2015 NAFKI Conference "Art and Science, Engineering, and Medicine Frontier Collaborations: Ideation, Translation, & Realization" will explore how arts, design, sciences, engineering, and medicine can stimulate a renaissance of innovation that solves real-world problems. Click here
for more details and to register.
Scripps Core Seminar Series: Histology
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Nov. 13
FAU faculty and students are encouraged to attend "The Art and Science of Histology." To view the schedule, click here. Bring your
Fulbright Scholar Workshop
9 - 11 a.m. Nov. 16, Admin. Building, Room 246
The Fulbright Scholar Program's Assistant Director for Outreach will discuss opportunities for teaching and research overseas. Space is limited. For more details and to RSVP, click
Coastal Systems Science: Applications and Opportunities Seminar
HBOI, webcast available , 11 a.m. - noon Nov. 19
FAU's Institute for Sensing and Embedded Networks Systems Engineering (I-SENSE) and HBOI present this seminar to be led by Paul T. Gayes, Ph.D., Director of the Burroughs and Chapin Center for Marine and Wetland Studies at Coastal Carolina University. To request webcast details and to download the flier, click
Mosquito-Borne Viral Epidemics Webinar
2 - 3 p.m. Nov. 19
Life Sciences South Florida presents "Are Mosquito-Borne Viral Epidemics Mysteries or Puzzles?" Jonathan Day, Professor of Medical Entomology at University of Florida, will lead this webinar on mosquito-borne viral epidemic research. Click
for more information and to RSVP by Nov. 18 to Alexina Alonso.
Fulbright Scholar Workshop
9 - 11 a.m. Nov. 16: Admin. Building, Room 246
The Council for International Exchange of Scholars will discuss opportunities for teaching and research overseas. Space is limited. For more details or to request a one-on-one meeting and to RSVP, click
NIH Webinar Series
Tomorrow 2 - 4 p.m., Nov. 5: Boca Raton Admin. Building, 3rd floor, Board of Trustees conference room,
University Research Administrators
Friday 2 - 4 p.m., Nov. 6: Research (R01) Project Grants
Starting tomorrow, NIH is hosting two webinars that are designed to give participants useful insights in the application submission and peer review processes. Viewers will see presentations by five NIH Center for Scientific Review experts. There will be an opportunity to partake in a 30 minute discussion after the presentations. To participate remotely, register
Nov. 2 - 5 , Miami, Fla.
This Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers conference brings together international researchers and practitioners who are leveraging and developing information and communication technology for the intelligent grid. Click
for more information.
What You Need to Know About NIH Application Submission and Review Webinar Series
2 - 4 p.m.
Nov. 5 Research Administrators
Nov. 6 Research Project Grants (R01)
These webinars aim to give participants useful insights into NIH application submission and peer review processes. Click here for details and to
Falling Walls Conference
Bay area event applications due: Aug. 23, 2015 lab: Sept. 18, 2015 Berlin applications due: Aug. 31
Event November 8-9, 2015
The Falling Walls Conference is an annual gathering of forward- thinking individuals from 75 countries. Each year, 20 of the world's top young thought leaders are invited to Berlin to present their breakthrough research. The competition is open to researchers and scientists (M.A. students, doctoral candidates and post-docs), entrepreneurs, engineers, young professionals and innovators from all areas. For more details, click here
. Download a Bay area lab flier here
. Watch a video here
International Bullying Prevention Conference
Nov. 8 - 10, 2015 - Denver, CO
This event offers the opportunity to learn from national experts and network with international colleagues on youth-focused bullying prevention efforts. CDSI's Sameer Hinduja, Ph.D., will be presenting. For more information, view the event program here
. Register for the event here
2015 Rising Seas Summit
Cambridge, Mass. - Abstracts due: July 7, 2015. Nov. 12-13, 2015
Suggestions for speakers and topics are sought for this meeting on sea level rise best practices and cutting-edge solutions. For more information, click here
Gulf Research Program Webinar
1:00 p.m. Oct. 28
Program staff will share an overview of the program's annual report, highlight 2015 fellows and grantees, and answer questions about funding opportunities. To register (which is required), click
Applied Grant Writing Workshop at FAU Boca Raton
Oct. 9, 2015 1 - 3 p.m., Administration bldg., Room 246
Glean writing tips for common proposal sections. Investigators will gain insights on streamlining their proposals, strengthening arguments and more. Bring a Specific Aims/Project Summary section to the workshop. Space is limited. For the scheduled workshops and to RSVP, click here
Oct. 11-13, 2015 Orlando, FL
This conference will focus on topics such as immune-oncology, precision medicine, medical technology, digital health and space research. For more information and to register, click here
. Registration is 40% off for FAU faculty and staff.
Digital Media and Developing Minds
Oct. 13-16, 2015 California
The purpose of this colloquium is to identify and report on research regarding the impact of digital media on developing minds.This event offers a limited number of travel awards with online registration for graduate and postdoctoral students living more than 50 miles from the conference site. For more information and to register, click here
NIH Digital Summit
Oct. 19, 2015 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Bethesda, MD or live videocast
Researchers, health professionals, and communications professionals interested in digital health are encouraged to attend this event on optimizing digital platforms to reach patients, scientists, clinicians and the public. This summit is open to the public and registration is required for in-person attendance. No registration is necessary for the videocast. For more information and to register, click here
. To join the videocast at the time of the event, click here
Angel Investing: Helping Innovators Bridge the Valley of Death
Oct. 20, 2015 1-5 p.m. - Washington D.C.
This pre-meeting workshop hosted by the Angel Capital Association
will feature a keynote presentation by Jamie Rhodes, association director and CEO of National Nano Materials. In addition, a panel of experts from the angel community will present. This event is free and open to the public. Register here
New Perspectives in Mentoring Conference
Oct. 20-23, 2015, New Mexico Proposals due: May 15, 2015
The 8th Annual conference hosted by the Mentoring Institute at the University Of New Mexico is looking for proposals in the field of developmental relationships, that are supported by theory and research and which demonstrate ideas that are applicable to the conference theme. Read the call for proposals here
Coastal Resilience Workshop
Oct. 26-28, 2015, Ft. Lauderdale - Abstracts due: July 31,2015 posters by Sept. 30, 2015
Join physical and social scientists, engineers, coastal zone managers and other practitioners who will present results and ideas related to infrastructure and environment, economy and society, and leadership and strategy. Submit abstracts to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Find the online registration, poster and abstract templates and further details on the event website
BioFlorida 2015 Conference
Oct. 11 - 13, 2015 Orlando - Early bird registration deadline: July 27, 2015
This two-day event focuses on immunooncology, precision medicine, medical technology, digital health, traumatic brain injury and space research. Early-stage life science companies can apply through Aug. 28 to present at the conference's BioPitch
. Register here
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Oct. 6, 2015 - Orlando, Fla.
This free event at the University of Central Florida aims to promote multi-investigator research and help faculty, students, and staff develop competitive proposals. For more information and to RSVP, click here
Progress on the Redesign of the National Survey of Children's Health and the Data Resource Center
2 - 3 p.m. Sept. 10, 2015
This webinar will focus on the redesign of the National Survey of Children's Health and resources from the Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health. For more information, click here
Thinking Outside the Brain Webinar
2:30 - 4 p.m. Sept. 10, 2015
This free webinar will cover signaling between the neural and vascular systems during development and the role of cerebrospinal fluid in regulating neurogenesis. For information and to register, click here
Responsible Conduct for Research Workshop Series
Sept. 2 & 18, 2015 Noon - 1:50 p.m. - First module: Conflict of Interest - College of Medicine, Room 130
Eight workshops on topics ranging from conflict of interest to data management, responsible authorship, mentor/mentee responsibilities, animal welfare and human subjects protection are offered throughout the semester. To review the schedule and to RSVP, click here
. Students are encouraged to register now.
Responsible Conduct for Research Workshop Series
Noon - 1:50 p.m., College of Medicine 130 and HBOI RL 201
- Data Management, Research Misconduct & Collaborative Research, Sept. 4, 9, 2015
- Conflict of Interest, Sept. 18, 2015
Four workshops on the core competencies of ethical research, such as data management, are offered twice each this semester. For a schedule and to register, click here
. Students are encouraged to register now.
Cancer Research Symposium
Sept. 18, 2015 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., University of Central Florida
The Florida Department of Health is hosting this Orlando event featuring presentations designed to highlight and explain research project results and their collective impact on the health of Floridians. To register, click here
Recent Trends in Vision and Ophthalmic Drug Delivery
Sept. 23, 2015 Tampa; Abstracts due by: Aug. 15, 2015
This symposium at the University of South Florida aims to foster collaborative research efforts and forge partnerships in the field of vision science and ocular nanotherapeutics. This event is free, however, RSVPs are required by August 15. For more details, click here
NIH Proposal Development Workshop at FAU Boca Raton
Sept. 29, 2015 10-11:30 a.m. - Administration bldg., room 246
This workshop will focus on valuable tools and resources for preparing NIH proposals. Alice Miehl, Ph.D., will cover topics including identifying NIH funding opportunities, choosing the right study section and cover letter format. For the complete schedule, click here
. Space is limited. RSVP for the Sept. workshop to Dr. Miehl at email@example.com
Florida Roundtable on Ocean Acidification
Sept. 2, 2015 Sarasota, FL
This meeting will focus on current knowledge regarding ocean acidification in Florida. Breakout discussions aim to identify the next steps to engage communities and state officials on the issue. For more information and to register, please contact Sage Melcer
Peace, Conflict and the Scale of the Climate Risk Landscape Webinar
Aug. 25, 2015 1:15 - 2:45 p.m.
The first of five global climate security webinars hosted by Arizona State University will address climate risk and security. The Atlantic Council's Strategic Foresight Initiative director is among the speakers. For more information and to register, click here
Aug. 28, 2015, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Alachua, Fla.
This BioFlorida event focuses on regulatory requirements, types and sources of contamination, cleanroom classifications, sampling methods and frequencies, and interpretation of environmental testing results. To register for the event, click here
Military Health System Research Symposium
Aug. 17 - Aug. 20, 2015 - Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Sponsored by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, this conference focuses on new scientific knowledge resulting from military research and development. For more information, click here
Marine Biotechnology Event
Aug. 20, 2015, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Nova Southeastern University
Connect with others interested in marine biotechnology at this Bioflorida Southeast chapter event. Register by clicking here
Current Good Laboratory Practices and In-Vitro Toxicity Testing
July 29, 2015, 1 - 5 p.m. - Alachua
This BioFlorida event will cover the FDA's cGLP regulations and how they affect the conduct of non-clinical lab safety studies. Topics include quality assurance, personnel and testing facility management and more. Registration Fee: $150. For details, click here
Sue Skemp Retirement Reception
July 17, 2015 3 - 5 p.m. - Alumni Center, Great Hall
All FAU faculty and staff are invited to celebrate the achievements of Sue Skemp, Director of the Southeast National Marine Renewal Energy Center. RSVP here
GUIRR Webinar: Funding Opportunity on Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats
July 17, 2015 - 1 - 2 p.m.
This webcast will provide insight into the proposal preparation process for the development of new and improved medical countermeasures to prevent and treat the conditions caused by chemical agents. The NIH's Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats Program invites proposals for new or renewal U54 Research Centers of Excellence. NIH staff will be on hand to answer questions. For details and to complete the required registration form, click here
2015 Florida Branch American Association for Lab Animal Science Meeting
July 18, 2015, Harbor Branch
Join research colleagues from throughout Florida to share results of studies related to laboratory animal husbandry, health, care, regulatory compliance and research. View the flier here
for more information. Register here
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Webinar
July 13, 2015 - 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
The institute will hold a "town hall" webinar on it's funding process and provide tips on how to respond to its Letter of Intent procedures for the four current broad funding announcements. Register here
Florida Economic Development Conference
July 13 - 15, 2015, Orlando, Fla.
Join economic developers from around Florida to discuss the most important issues in economic development today. This conference will highlight the pioneers, leaders, innovators, entrepreneurs, and catalysts that will drive Florida's economic future. View the event page
for more information and to register
Institute of Medicine - Health Literacy and Palliative Care
8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. July 9, 2015, webcast
The Roundtable on Health Literacy
is holding a workshop featuring invited presentations and discussions of the effect of low health literacy on palliative care. Click here
Advances in Addiction Research: Applying Genetic Biomarkers to Personalize Treatments - Webinar
This webinar is available in AAAS' free on-demand archive. Topics covered include: development and application of a targeted genotyping array for genetic research on addiction and treatment approaches, the advantages of fully automated genotyping platforms and more. For further details and to watch the webinar, click here
Global Ocean Science Education Workshop
June 26-27, University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography
The two-day workshop will bring together ocean scientists and ocean educators from across the globe. It will provide a forum for discussing research and education issues, such as the leveraging of international ocean science research in education initiatives. More details and registration here
BioFlorida's Saturday Exchange
8:15 a.m. - Noon June 27, 2015 - Miami, Fla.
This event focuses on medical technology and highlights the translational research from the Diabetes Research Institute. Details are here
Growing the Life Science Industry in Northeast Florida
4 - 8 p.m. June 30, 2015, Alachua, Fla.
This event features a discussion and incubator panel with industry life science experts. A reception follows the panel. More details here
Building the Life Sciences in Tampa Bay
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. June 23, 2015 - 5104 Eisenhower Blvd., Tampa
BioFlorida presents Lee H. Evans, Head of Bristol-Myers Squibb North America's Capability Center & Global Capability Center Operations. Evans will speak at 6:20 p.m. He's followed by Valerie McDevitt, the University of South Florida's Associate Vice President, Technology Transfer and Business Partnerships at 6:45 p.m.. Details here
Science in Japan Forum: Marine Biology
8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m, June 12, 2015, Washington, D.C
Leading researchers in marine biology from Japan and the U.S. will showcase recent insights into ocean life - from microscopic bacteria to whales. View the flier
for more information and to register.
Webinar: SBIR/STTR Funding
1 - 2 p.m. June 9, 2015
Find out if your technology company is eligible for federal funding through the Small Business Innovation Research or Small Business Technology Transfer Program. This webinar covers the basics, such as: program purpose, eligibility and funding sources. Cost of the webinar is $30. Register here
Webinar: Corporate Reverse Showcase
1 - 2 p.m. June 10, 2015
The Global 1000 speakers in this series are: Norell Hadzimichalis, Ph.D., from Technology Sourcing/Outside-Innovation, North America RB (formerly Reckitt Benckiser); and Vijay Muralidharan, Ph.D., the Program Leader at External Science and Technology Programs. More details here
. This event is free, but registration is required.
BioFlorida Communications Webinar
Noon - 1 p.m. June 10, 2015
Learn seven ways to present breakthrough communications. Led by the Founder and CEO of Moore Communications, expected takeaways are how to: gain traction with your story, become a thought leader and develop champions. Evite here
, register here
Aquatic Ecosystem Health Conference
May 30 - June 4, Gainesville
The Third International Symposium on Ranaviruses is the first of two back-to-back conferences. The Fifth Florida Marine Mammal Conference is June 2 - 4. These conferences focus on aquatic ecosystem health issues effecting aquatic species in Florida. Read more details
2015 NSF Day Conference
June 1-2, Tampa, FL
The Role and Potential of the Private Sector to Improve Economic Well-Being and Community Outcomes
11 a.m. June 4, 2015, webcast
This Institute of Medicine roundtable will explore the role of the private sector in improving economic well-being and community outcomes. Topics to be discussed include the corporate role in sustainability, multi-sector efforts to develop human capital and initiatives to revitalize communities through investments in education and jobs. For the agenda, click here
. Register here
Webinar: The Future Of Mineral Resources And The Products That Require Their Capabilities
1 - 2 p.m., June 5, 2015
The National Academies' Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable speakers will discuss supply and demand for materials across the periodic table. They will cover scarce materials in terms of availability, usage, and life-cycle and the progress in implementing a risk reduction plan. A Q&A session will follow. Register here
Florida International University's Global Health Consortium
May 20-22, 2015, FIU Modesto A. Madique Campus
This consortium presents updates and opportunities on immunizations, infection control, prevention strategies, zoonotic infectious diseases and recent outbreaks. Current approaches to emerging health challenges across the globe will be presented. The event is free but registration is required. To register and for more information, click here
Qualitative Methods for Public Health: An Overview and Introduction
Webinar: 1 - 2:30 p.m. May 27, 2015
The Maternal Child Health Research Program hosts this webinar with Hannah Cooper, Sc.D., Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Emory University. It's meant to teach participants how to critically assess the strengths and weakness of qualitative research papers and evaluation projects, and how to contribute to the development those projects and research. Register here
Raising Capital for Biotech Ventures in Florida
May 28, 2015 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Scripps Florida
Connect with life science executives, entrepreneurs and researchers, students and service providers. The main lecture will be Advancing Drug Discovery with Todd A. Huffman, Ph.D. of Scripps Research Institute. Registration and event details here
. View the flier
to learn more about this event. Register here
National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment Seeks Session Proposals
Proposals Due: May 15, Conference: Jan. 26-28
The 16th National Conference and Global Forum on Science, Policy and the Environment brings together more than 1,000 leaders in science, engineering, policy, governance, business, education and civil society to work across traditional boundaries and advance integrated solutions. For details, click here
Bridging the Americas Through Clean Energy Development
8 - 11 a.m. May 15, 2015, PGA National Resort and Spa
This event brings together industry leaders on economic development opportunities in Florida, the Caribbean and Latin America. They plan on discussing the energy markets in their respective regions and how South Florida can become a gateway for companies interested in clean energy projects. See flier here
American Wind Energy Association Conference
May 18 - 21, Orlando, FL
As wind power rapidly emerges as a key player in the new energy dynamic, learn key facts, statistics and market information about the U.S. wind energy industry. Click here
to view the full schedule.
Florida Energy Systems Consortium (FESC) Workshop
May 20 - 21, Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside
The FESC Workshop showcases pioneering research, education and outreach programs that focus on Florida's sustainable energy future. The program features internationally renowned speakers, presentations and posters highlighting work leading to alternative energy strategies, improved energy efficiency, workforce development and economic development. Details and registration here
. Read the call for student posters here.
Frontiers in Decadal Climate Variability Workshop
Nominations due: May 11, 2015
The Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate and Ocean Studies Board have announced a new National Research Council workshop to review the current science for decadal climate variability. They are seeking workshop planning committee nominations. Details
America's Knowledge Economy: A State by State Review
Webinar: 1 - 2 p.m. April 27, 2015
Elsevier in partnership with the Council of State Governments, provide for the first time, a data driven assessment of every state's comparative knowledge economy advantages based on the research conducted and new knowledge it produces. This webinar will be presented by Dr. Brad Fenwick, Senior Vice President Global Strategic Alliances, Elsevier. Registration
April 17, Noon - 1:20 p.m., SE 457
"Near-Surface Geophysical Studies in Karst and Volcanoes," presented by Sarah Kruse, School of Geosciences, University of South Florida.
Distinguished Lecturer Series
April 17, Lunch: 1:15 - 2 p.m., Seminar: 2 - 3 p.m. in BC 128.
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine Distinguished Lecturer Series wraps up its first leg with the following lecture: "Statistical Association and Causation: Contributions of Different Types of Evidence" presented by Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., First Sir Richard Doll Professor and Senior Academic Advisor to the Dean. For more information, contact Sara Greene
College of Medicine Seminar
April 17, College of Medicine
Talk Location: BC 128
Reception: College of Medicine Front Lobby
Reception: 1:15 - 2 p.m.
Talk: 2 - 3 p.m.
Discussion: 2:45 - 3 p.m.
Networking: 3 - 4 p.m.
Presenter: Charles Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H.
Talk Title: Statistical Association and Causation: Contributions of Different Types of Evidence
Boca Raton "Town/Gown" Relationship Presentation
April 20, 3:30 - 5 p.m., School of Urban and Regional Planning, Visual Planning Technology Classroom, Social Science Building, Room 276
At President John Kelly's request, graduate students in the School of Urban and Regional Planning Project class give four presentations on the Boca Raton-FAU "Town/Gown" relationship. Details here
National Research Council Workshop: Performance Standards in the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
April 20-21, 2915, Washington D.C.
Experts discuss performance standards and how they might be improved to conform with today's experimental environment. If you plan to attend, you are encouraged to take a brief
to indicate topics you would like to learn about. Register
Community Redevelopment Agencies in Miami-Dade: Past, Present and Future
April 21, Miami Center for Urban Design, 6 - 9 p.m.
Four FAU School of Urban and Regional Planning students will present the results of their Spring 2015 research alongside two Miami-Dade County Commissioners and the former head of the Beacon Council. See flier
The U.S Navy and an Ever Changing Earth
April 22, 7 p.m., Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute
FAU welcomes Rear Admiral Jonathan W. White, Oceanographer and Navigator of the U.S. Navy and director of the Navy's Task Force on Climate Change, for a special guest lecture. Contact Carin Smith at 772-242-2230 or firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
Geosciences Colloquium Series
April 10, 12:00 p.m. - 1:20 p.m., SE 457
"The Restoration of the Cypress Creek Watershed" presented by Michael Yustin, Project Manager, Engineering Department, Martin County Board of County Commissioners.
NSF Webinar: Inside Anonymous
April 14, Noon - 1:00 p.m. Webinar
Glean an insider's perspective on Anonymous, a group of hackers, activists and technologists. Gabrielle Coleman will share her story of becoming an Anonymous confidante. Details here
Military Health System Research Symposium Call for Abstracts
Deadline April 3
The MHSRS is accepting abstracts from various disciplines for the 2015 meeting until April 3rd. Applicants will be notified of the results by May 8. The MHSRS is the Department of Defense's premier scientific meeting that has been held in Fort Lauderdale for more than 15 years. See details here
FAU Undergraduate Research Symposium
April 3, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Student Union
The largest Undergraduate Research Symposium yet will be held in the Live Oak Pavilion on the Boca Raton campus. Don't miss the oral/video and poster presentations, motivational speaker Bob Danzig - former President of Hearst Newspapers - and awarding of prizes. Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend. Students interested in volunteering at the symposium should fill out the registration form. Details here
University of Central Florida Grants Day: Partnering with National Labs
April 6, Orlando, FL
RSVP to email@example.com by March 20. Call 407-823-3778 to arrange for a parking pass, by same date if needed via postal mail. Details here
Geosciences Colloquium Series
March 20, Noon - 1:20 p.m., SE 457
Kimberly Huguenard, a postdoctoral research associate from the Physical and Environmental Sciences Department at Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi presents - The role of turbulence in coastal sediment transport. Check the full series schedule here
U.S. Dept. of Defense Funding Opportunities for Medical Research and Development
March 20, 2015, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Engineering East, Room 303C
American Defense International and the Division of Research present a seminar featuring U.S. Army Col. Ron Poropatich, M.D., (Ret.), Executive Director of the Center for Military Medicine Research at the University of Pittsburgh. Learn the in and outs of obtaining DOD medical research funding. Details and RSVP here
Medical Research, Development and Acquisition in Support of the Warfighter Conference
March 23-25, 2015, Hyattsville, MD
This event is an opportunity to learn more about U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command's programs and better understand the Command's procedures and operations. Click
Department of Energy: Better Buildings Challenge Webinar
March 24, 1 - 2 p.m.
The National Academies' Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable presents a webinar on The Better Buildings Challenge, which supports commercial and industrial building owners by providing technical support and solutions to energy efficiency. There's no cost for the webinar, but registration required. Read more details here
Undergraduate Research in the Social Sciences Institute
March 13-15, 2015, Stetson University, Celebration, FL
Applications due: Jan. 17
The institute will assist campus-based teams in developing transformative opportunities for undergraduate research in the
social sciences. Click
for more information and
to submit your application.
Cybersecurity and Privacy: Complementary - Not Mutually Exclusive Concepts Webinar
March 19, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
As part of the Washington Area Trustworthy Computing Hour Seminar Series, former Department of Homeland Security Chief Privacy Officer Mary Ellen Callahan will describe how department protections are embedded into cyber-security architecture at the agency and how that can be replicated. Register here
and view the webinar series schedule here
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference
Feb. 1-4, 2015 Tampa, Fla.
The conference will focus on promoting and sustaining a healthy Gulf environment, communities, and economy, including new discoveries, innovations, technologies, and policies. Registration opens on Monday. For details, click here
Frontiers in Science Lecture
February 20, 2015, 3:30 p.m.,
College of Medicine, Room 126
Tom Lubensky, Ph.D., Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, will present "Frames Near Mechanical Collapse: from Jamming to Topological Phonons." Contact Ashley Morgan at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Webinar: Using Electronic Health Records for Health Services
February 17, 2015, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.,
Objectives of the webinar include understanding the progress and evolution of pediatric Electronic Health Records through the nationwide Comparative Effective Research Through Collaborative Electronic Reporting project. Register
Decadal Survey of Ocean Science Report Briefing
February 12, 2015, 1:30 - 3:00 p.m., HBOI, webcast
March 11, 2015, 3:00 p.m. webinar
FAU Harbor Branch Research Professor Dr. Shirley Pomponi will give a briefing on this report focusing on ocean research priorities. The briefing at the Johnson Education Center auditorium will be streamed live here. For the webinar, Pomponi will be joined by report Co-Chair David Titley, former NOAA Chief Operating Officer. Click
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Training Workshop
February 19, 2015, 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Engineering East, Room 303C
Video conferencing to Davie, Jupiter and HBOI (details forthcoming)
Protocol writing, wildlife research and applicable oversight are among the topics to be addressed. Ron Banks, D.V.M, Director of the Office of Animal Welfare Assurance at Duke University, is the guest speaker. Lunch will be provided. Register here
Palm Beach/Treasure Coast Chapter BioFlorida Meeting
February 5, 2015, Vaccine Gene & Therapy Institute, Port St. Lucie, FL
Data Security Breaches in Human Subjects Research
February 26, 2015, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Administration Building, Room 246
FAU's Office of Research Integrity presents a web-based seminar on breaches of confidentiality and appropriate responses and more. Download the flyer
. Questions may be directed to email@example.com.
Distinguished Lecture Series: Maternal Diet Programs rDNA Transcription Rates in Fetal and Adult Offspring
February 27, 2015, 1:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
College of Medicine, Room 128
1:15 - 2:00 p.m.: Lunch, College of Medicine front lobby
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.: Dr. Oleg Denisenko, Research Associate Professor of Infectious Disease, University of Washington
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.: Networking
Undergraduate Research Symposium - Call for Abstracts
Deadline: February 27, 2015, Event: April 3, 2015
Engineering East, Room 303C
Students present their research and scholarly findings through an oral/performing arts or poster/visual arts presentation. Click here
Sea Change: 2015-2025 Decadal Survey of Ocean Sciences
March 11, 2015, 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Engineering East, Room 303C
Report Co-Chairs, FAU Research Professor Dr. Shirley Pomponi and David Titley, former Deputy Undersecretary of Commerce for Operations at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, will lead the webinar
. Watch last week's briefing at Harbor Branch here
University of Florida Marine Mammal Health Conference
June 2-4, 2015, Gainsville, FL, Abstracts due: February 25, 2015
Scientists, veterinarians, policy makers and students throughout Florida will discuss environmental factors and their interrelationships with marine animal health. Details
University of Miami Research Symposium
March 4, 2015, Miami, FL
Participate in CaneSearch, the Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute's research symposium. This year's theme is translational science. The poster abstract deadline was extended to Feb. 9 for FAU faculty, students and post-doctoral fellows. Details
Two Conferences in One: University Start-Ups and Global 1,000 Meet-Partner-Deal
March 10-12, 2015, Washington, D.C.
Panels will cover university leadership in innovation, the Small Business Innovation Research
and investors working with universities to deliver innovation to the Global 1,000, the world's most sustainable corporations, as measured by an index of the same name. The rate for university attendees before Dec. 31 is $995. Click
A Focus on Supporting University Start-ups
March 10-12, 2015, Washington, D.C.
The National Council for Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer (NCET2) is holding a Combined University Start-ups Conference and Global 1000 Conference. The event highlights funding university startups, showcases world-class university-based start-ups, angel investors, VCs, incubators and SBIRs and more. See more details