UCF-MAYO Mini Symposium
A Mini-Symposium exploring collaboration opportunities between UCF and Mayo-Jacksonville was held on Friday, May 13, 2016. Topics and speakers were selected by Mayo, and the full Symposium Agenda is available online. We are hoping that this symposium is a step toward developing more extensive collaboration with Mayo scientists and UCF science and engineering faculty. A major outcome of the symposium is the Mayo Clinic - University of Central Florida (UCF) Pilot Project Program.
Presentations from the Symposium are now available:
- Bhattacharya, Santanu - Single Walled Carbon Nanotube and Biological Interface
- Kim, Jungsu - Roles of Non-coding RNA's & Apolipoprotein E in Alzheimer's Disease
- Melrose, Heather - Murine Modeling of LRRK2 Parkinsonism
- Wallace, Michael - Advanced Endoscopic Imaging
Mayo Clinic - University of Central Florida - Call for Applications
The Mayo Clinic - University of Central Florida (UCF) pilot project program has been created to stimulate collaboration and synergistic proposal development between researchers from the Mayo Clinic and the University of Central Florida. These awards are intended to promote collaboration between Mayo Clinic and UCF researchers and to provide seed funding for proof-of-concept studies, and studies to generate preliminary data that would be used for submission of future extramural grant applications.
We invite researchers from Mayo Clinic and UCF to submit proposals for joint collaborative research projects. UCF faculty and Mayo Clinic consultant, senior associate consultant, and associate consultant faculty are eligible to apply. The deadline for proposals will be 11:59 pm Monday June 27, 2016.
See full criteria here ».
Central Florida Health Research
The deadline for the next round of proposal submissions for seed funding for the Central Florida Health Research (CFHR) collaboration program is July 1, 2016 at 11:59 pm. The CFHR program has been created to stimulate collaboration and synergistic proposal development between researchers from Florida Hospital (FH) and University of Central Florida (UCF).
Please go to the Central Florida Health Research website to add your profile. Click on Edit Profile to add pertinent information and to upload a CV, or add a URL for your homepage or LinkedIn. Explore the website to find potential FH partners!
Please contact Debbie Reinhart at Debra.Reinhart@ucf.edu for more information about the program.
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