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"Our Story" Featured at Sanders-Brown Annual Dinner

They've hosted astronauts, entrepreneurs, national champions, politicians and world leaders.  But this year, the University of Kentucky Sanders-Brown Center on Aging opted to tell "Our Story" at its annual...

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Posted - Apr 24Read More

Guidelines for Minors in Research Laboratories

For minors working in Research Laboratories and Animal Facilities, Environmental Health and Safety has developed policies and procedures to minimize the risk to minors working in these areas.  You may review...

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Posted - Apr 18Read More

UK Physiologists Discover Molecular Mechanism for Stabilizing Inner Ear Cells with Implications for Hearing Loss

Mechanosensory hair cells in the inner ear pick up the softest sounds, such as whispers and distant noises. Unlike other cells in the human body, these sensory cells are fragile and finite. At birth, the human...

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Posted - Apr 17Read More

UK to Announce Major Multi-million NIH Grant to Launch New Center to Fight Cancer

The University of Kentucky was recently awarded a prestigious Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant to study the metabolism of cancer from the National Institutes of General Medical Sciences...

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Posted - Apr 17Read More

Proposed Cuts to Federal Research Funding Threaten UK’s Health and High-Tech Economy

In December, with bipartisan support, Congress passed the 21st Century Cures Act, a major piece of legislation designed to re-energize medical research within the National Institutes of Health (NIH) – the...

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Posted - Apr 13Read More

Knapp Memorial Lecture Presented by Charles Sfeir, DDS, PhD

Please mark your calendars for Wednesday, April 12 for the Knapp Memorial Lecture. Dr. Charles Sfeir from the University of Pittsburgh will be speaking.Craniofacial and Dental Regeneration: From Bench to...

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Posted - Apr 11Read More

eIAF and Cayuse 424 Pilots

As you may know, the College of Medicine’s Sponsored Research Administrative Services (SRAS) office is participating in two pilots of new grant-related platforms. Upgraded Electronic Internal Approval Form (...

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Posted - Apr 11Read More

Advocacy for Federal Action and NIH Funding

Many members of the College of Medicine have expressed concern over the recently proposed cuts to the NIH budget.   As part of this concern, many have felt the need to contact their elected representation in...

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Posted - Apr 11Read More

VPR Workshop: Core Facilities Supported by Research

By Vice President for Research Lisa Cassis Thursday The Office of the Vice President for Research is hosting a series of workshops designed to help faculty accelerate their research activities and utilize the...

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Posted - Apr 6Read More

The Graduate School to Host Faculty Workshop on PhD Career Development

Dr. Karen Kelsky will be on the University of Kentucky’s campus Friday, April 7th.  In addition to a keynote, Hacking the Academic Job Market, and workshop, Going Post-Ac: The Non-Academic Job Search (more...

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Posted - Mar 28Read More

Registration Now Open for Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Research Day

Registration for the Seventh Annual Barnstable Brown Obesity and Diabetes Research Day is now open.  The deadline for abstract submission is April 21, 2017.  Details of the event, including registration and...

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Posted - Mar 28Read More

University Requires New Process for Projects Involving Animals

[From Kim Carter, Executive Director, Office of Sponsored Projects Administration and Associate Director, University of Kentucky Research Foundation]The National Institutes of Health and National Science...

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Posted - Mar 28Read More

UK Neuroscientist Authors Study Using Brain Imaging to Assess Mental States with Criminal Relevance

To prove guilt beyond reasonable doubt, jurors must find evidence a defendant was culpable of a criminal act. Culpability refers to a person’s awareness and mental state, and in cases of criminal conviction,...

Tags - Behavioral Science, Faculty

Posted - Mar 23Read More

HHS Increases Salary Cap but Remains Under a Continuing Resolution

HHS continues to operate under a continuing resolution.  The NIH will continue to issue non-competing research grant awards at levels below what was stated on the most recent Notice of Award.  The salary cap...

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Posted - Mar 21Read More

SRAS Provides Recommendations for Handling Invoices Associated with Subcontracts

Do you have invoices associated with POs for subcontracts/subawards on your sponsored project that need to be paid?  Check the SRAS Useful Information page for OSPA guidance on how to process invoices for...

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Posted - Mar 21Read More

eIAF 2.0 is Moving Forward

The College of Medicine (COM) has recently begun participating in the pilot of the new “version 2.0” eIAF form.  This new and improved eIAF form has been in development by the Office of Sponsored Projects...

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Posted - Mar 15Read More