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  • Journal Impact Factors: How they Really Effect Research & Where to find them

    October 13, 2017, 13:42 PM by Melodi Moore
    Journal Impact Factors have been used as metrics for many things for which they were not designed. Learn how to find them and how to use them and what alternate metrics work best.
  • NEW! Research Services ListServ to Debut October 24

    October 13, 2017, 11:00 AM by Melodi Moore
    The NEW! Research Services ListServ debuts October 24. Read how to get access and what new features are offered.
  • BIG News!

    October 11, 2017, 18:05 PM by Melodi Moore
    Look for a very special announcement coming soon for cross campus communications!
  • GrantWatch

    October 11, 2017, 14:43 PM by Melodi Moore
    Investigators at UTMB receive grant awards weekly. Those awards are reported through the GrantsWatch on the Research Resources Blog.
  • PCORI Funding Opportunities

    October 11, 2017, 14:33 PM by Melodi Moore
    PCORI has a new AFib request for applications being administered by the American Heart Association.
  • From the Desk of David W. Niesel, PhD, Chief Research Officer

    October 11, 2017, 14:09 PM by Melodi Moore
    Dr. David W. Niesel, PhD, Chief Research Officer, wanted to make sure the UTMB community knows about this opportunity.
  • GCC Updates - October 11

    October 11, 2017, 14:05 PM by Melodi Moore
    Read all the updates for Gulf Coast Consortia for the week of October 13.
  • 2018 DDCF Clinical Scientist Development Award Competition

    October 9, 2017, 13:58 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Medical Research Program at the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has launched its 2018 competition of the Clinical Scientist Development Award
  • GrantsWatch

    October 9, 2017, 13:38 PM by Melodi Moore
    Investigators at UTMB receive grant awards weekly. Those awards are reported through the GrantsWatch on the Research Resources Blog.
  • GCC Update - October 5

    October 5, 2017, 16:23 PM by Melodi Moore
    Find out what is happening this week and in the future with the Gulf Coast Consortia
  • UPDATE ON LATE APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS (Harvey)

    October 5, 2017, 16:08 PM by Melodi Moore
    Is your NIH Institute allowing for late submission because of Hurricane Harvey? Read what Craig Cassidy, Associate Director, Research Advancement suggests.
  • Forum on Aging Abstract Deadline EXTENDED!!!!

    October 5, 2017, 15:36 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Forum on Aging Poster deadline has been extended to October 9, 2017.
  • New Tool to Help Applicants Find a CSR Study Section

    October 3, 2017, 17:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    Valued as a great tool by researchers across the country, the new Assisted Referral Tool (ART) helps match science to the appropriate CSR study section(s)
  • NIH Loan Repayment Program Application Cycle Open until Nov. 15

    October 3, 2017, 16:40 PM by Melodi Moore
    Learn everything about the NIH Loan Repayment Program. See how to complete and submit an application.
  • NIH Loan Repayment Webinar

    September 25, 2017, 14:36 PM by Melodi Moore
    The NIH Loan Repayment Program is sponsoring an Application Technical Assistance Webinar.
  • Did you Know? New AHRQ “FORMS – E” Are Coming

    September 22, 2017, 11:47 AM by Melodi Moore
    NIH Application forms are changing in January 2018, Check out the changes here.
  • GCC Updates

    September 21, 2017, 06:00 AM by Melodi Moore
    Updates come weekly from the Gulf Coast Consortia.
  • Did You Know: Senate Appropriations Committee Clears Boost to NIH Budget

    September 19, 2017, 12:12 PM by Melodi Moore
    The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has approved a boost to the FY18 budget for NIH.
  • CPRIT Innovations V – Progress on Childhood Cancer Research

    September 18, 2017, 18:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    The 2017 CPRIT Innovations V Conference in Austin this November will be bringing together the greatest minds in Texas who are fighting in the front lines of childhood cancer. See who is presenting, register for the conference and make hotel reservations now!
  • GCC Updates

    September 18, 2017, 17:30 PM by Melodi Moore
  • CDMRP Open and Pre-Announcements

    September 18, 2017, 17:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)announces open and planned funding opportunities that may be relevant to UTMB researchers.
  • CPRIT Announces Proposed Rules

    September 18, 2017, 16:16 PM by Melodi Moore
    The CPRIT Oversight Committee approved release of proposed changes to current agency rules for public comment. Comments should be submitted no later than October 2, 2017.
  • PCORI Assistance

    September 5, 2017, 15:54 PM by Melodi Moore
    Register NOW! for informational webinars on how to write a successful PCORI Letter of Intent. Especially targeted toward those involved in addiction research.
  • UT Sponsored Clinical Research Conference - POSTPONED

    September 5, 2017, 13:11 PM by Melodi Moore
  • CPRIT Opens Three New RFA's

    August 28, 2017, 11:47 AM by Melodi Moore
    CPRIT's grant application system is now open for three RFAs for the Academic Research program.
  • CPRIT Innovations V Schedule Posted

    August 24, 2017, 14:52 PM by Melodi Moore
    See the entire schedule of the CPRIT Innovations V Cancer Prevention and Research Conference.
  • GCC Updates

    August 21, 2017, 17:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Experience being part of one of the largest research consortia in the world. Gulf Coast Consortia brings seven institutions together for research collaboration opportunities.
  • Grants.gov to Retire Legacy PDF Application Packages at end of 2017

    August 21, 2017, 16:03 PM by Melodi Moore
    What changes are coming in 2018 for your NIH application? Find out from the NIH issued guidance.
  • TREx Program Announced

    August 21, 2017, 15:42 PM by Melodi Moore
  • 2017 Arthur M. Sackler Colloquium - The Science of Science Communication

    August 10, 2017, 18:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Climate intervention…fracking…vaccines…human genome editing…artificial intelligence. With so many complex, important, and sometimes uncertain scientific issues facing our society, there has never been a more critical time to communicate effectively. The National Academy of Sciences' Sackler Colloquium on the Science of Science Communication III is the premier gathering for researchers, practitioners, content experts, and philanthropists to come together to ensure that evidence-based science communication thrives.
  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund Upcoming Application Deadlines

    August 10, 2017, 16:41 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Burroughs Wellcome Fund's grantmaking strategies support biomedical scientists at the beginning of their careers and areas of science that are poised for significant advancement but are currently undervalued and underfunded.
  • 3rd Annual UT System Clinical Research Conference POSTPONED

    August 8, 2017, 17:38 PM by Melodi Moore
    Save the Date for the 3rd Annual UT System Clinical Research Conference. Happening November 7-8 in Houston.
  • NIH Looking for Genomics Ethical Consideration Studies

    August 8, 2017, 15:56 PM by Melodi Moore
    Several NIH institutes announced funding availability for those interested in studying the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Genomics Exploratory/Developmental Research
  • PCORI Announces Upcoming Funding Opportunities

    August 8, 2017, 15:56 PM by Melodi Moore
  • Texas Regional CTSA Consortium Presents...

    August 8, 2017, 15:56 PM by Melodi Moore
    Texas Regional CTSA Consortium welcomes Jonathan D. Mahnken PhD, Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Director, Data Management and Statistics Core at the University of Kansas to present a seminar entitled "Evaluating Paired Categorial Data When the Pairing is Lost".
  • NIH/NHGRI Commits $2.6M to Genomic Medicine Trial

    August 8, 2017, 15:56 PM by Melodi Moore
    Three NIH Funding Announcements invite applications to participate in the Implementing Genomics in Practice (IGNITE) II: Pragmatic Clinical Trials Network.
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    Upcoming Grantee Training Webinar - Being a CPRIT Grantee: What You Need To Know

    August 4, 2017, 15:40 PM by Melodi Moore
    Join CPRIT for a webinar designed to support current grantees in successfully navigating compliance and reporting requirements. The training will include an overview of required reporting, recent administrative rule changes, common reporting errors, and a Q&A with staff.
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    Gulf Coast Consortia Update

    August 4, 2017, 15:39 PM by Melodi Moore
    A weekly update from the Gulf Coast Consortia.
  • Understanding and Preparing for Publication Costs

    August 3, 2017, 16:52 PM by Melodi Moore
    Do you include the cost of publications in your proposal budget? How do you know how much to include? Associate Director, Research Advancement Craig Cassidy explains and includes a helpful list of publication costs for those journals UTMB researchers publish in most often.
  • Winter Institute for Study Design & Protocol Development - Save the Date

    August 3, 2017, 09:12 AM by Melodi Moore
    Save the date for the Winter Institute for Study Design & Protocol Development sponsored by UT MD Anderson
  • Technology Commercialization Program Awardee Presentations

    August 3, 2017, 09:11 AM by Melodi Moore
    Attend and hear exciting updates from projects funded by our TCP pilot program, which provides seed funds to support the commercialization of discoveries created at UTMB.
  • 21st Annual Forum on Aging Poster Session - Save the Date

    August 3, 2017, 09:11 AM by Melodi Moore
  • Beckman Young Investigators Program-Life Sciences Research

    August 2, 2017, 15:38 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Beckman Young Investigator (BYI) Program provides research support to the most promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in the chemical and life sciences, particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments and materials that will open up new avenues of research in science.
  • Funding Announcements - Non Federal

    August 2, 2017, 12:29 PM by Melodi Moore
  • UTMB Health Technology Commercialization Program Fall 2017

    August 2, 2017, 08:20 AM by Melodi Moore
    The Technology Commercialization Program (TCP) provides seed funds to support the commercialization of discoveries created at the UTMB Health.
  • NIH Paylines and Success Rates 2017

    August 1, 2017, 12:26 PM by Melissa Harman
    NIH just updated paylines on May 23, 2017 click to see those updates.

Welcome to the UTMB Research Resources Blog

Sponsored by Research Services, the blog is set up to assist the UTMB research community by disseminating information from various sources in one reliable, relatable and easy to locate place.  Users will be able to find updates from NIH, UT System and UTMB as well as special events and lectures taking place at the University, Galveston and in the area. Available funding opportunities are also included and in most cases broken down by career level for convenience and searching ease.

The blog is designed to be an interactive tool for researchers at all levels.  Readers are encouraged to comment, suggest topics and forward ideas.

Archives can be found here.