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Reminder - Procard Limitations on the Purchase of Gift Cards

Procard Reminder -- Using a UK-issued standard Procard to purchase a payment card from a vendor is a violation of the Procard policy. Standard Procards cannot be used to access cash, which includes any type of...

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Posted - Jun 13Read More

NIH Modifies Policy on Post-Submission Materials

[From the NIH Website]Additional Change to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Policy on Post-Submission MaterialsNotice Number: NOT-OD-17-066Key DatesRelease Date: May 30, 2017Implementation Date: Applications submitted for...

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Posted - Jun 6Read More

New Book by UK Faculty Member Guides STEM Students in Career Planning

A new book co-written by Nathan Vanderford, University of Kentucky assistant professor in the Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, guides STEM graduate and postdoctoral students in their career...

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Posted - Jun 2Read More

Third Annual Appalachian Research Day Shares Results of Health Studies

The Third Annual Appalachian Research Day was held May 24 in Hazard, Ky., hosted by the University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health (CERH). The event invites researchers and community members...

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Posted - Jun 1Read More

"Nature" Publishes Tips for Winning Grants

In the 24 May 2017 edition of "Nature", an articled appeared outling tips for winning grants. To read the full article, click here.

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Posted - May 30Read More

Biochemistry Doctoral Student Receives P.E.O. Scholarship for Women

Katy Brewer, a doctoral student in the University of Kentucky Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, was chosen as one of 100 doctoral students in the United States and Canada to receive a $15,000...

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Posted - May 26Read More

UK Hosts 7th Annual Barnstable Brown Obesity and Diabetes Research Day

The Barnstable Brown Kentucky Diabetes and Obesity Center hosted its seventh annual Obesity and Diabetes Research Day on Thursday, May 18 at the Lee T. Todd Biomedical Pharmaceutical Complex Building. The...

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Posted - May 25Read More

Society of Postdoctoral Scholars Research Symposium Scheduled for June 2

Calling all postdocs & grad students!Share your work with researchers from UK and nearby universitiesThird Annual Society of Postdoctoral Scholars Research SymposiumFriday, June 2nd, 2017, William T. Young...

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Posted - May 23Read More

Dr. Brittany Smalls Chosen for Program Aimed at Increasing Diversity in Biomedical Research

Dr. Brittany Smalls, an assistant professor in the University of Kentucky Center for Health Services Research, has been selected as a Scholar in the 2017-2018 Programs to Increase Diversity among Individuals...

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Posted - May 23Read More

Under Construction: A New Resource to Target Health Disparities

If you’ve driven along Virginia Avenue, toward main campus, you’ve seen the steel skeleton of the new research building under construction. This is Research Building 2 (RB2), a precious resource and a vehicle...

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Posted - May 18Read More

Researchers Present Work to Fight Cancer Burden at Markey Research Day

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center Research Day is an opportunity for researchers to share their work, and receive feedback from colleagues across campus. An estimated 400 people were in...

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Posted - May 18Read More

Training on Cayuse 424 Available to COM

Training will be offered in the College of Medicine for the new Cayuse 424 Proposal Preparation and Submission System as follows:Wednesday, May 31, 2-3:30 p.m., BBSRB 202ATuesday, June 6, 2-3:30 p.m., MN363 ...

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Posted - May 16Read More

Basic Research Vital to Health, Well-being of State, Country

 Colorectal cancer incidence rates have declined by 25 percent in Kentucky in less than 10 years. Death rates have dropped by 30 percent.Why?Among other reasons, screenings have increased significantly, led by...

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Posted - May 15Read More

Research-Based Training to Identify Substance Misuse

Even when it’s your job, it’s not easy to ask people about substance use. Kalea Benner’s current research is based on this fact.“I knew from my own experiences as a social work practitioner, even with a decade...

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Posted - May 10Read More

NIH Releases Notice - Implementing Limits on NIH Grant Support to Strengthen Biomedical Research

In response to a major challenge of ‘hypercompetition’ for NIH awards, Director Francis Collins has recently announced steps that will be implemented over the next several months to implement limits on NIH...

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Posted - May 10Read More

NIH Applications for Clinical Trials and Clinicaltrials.gov

NIH issued a new policy to increase the availability of information about clinical trials via ClinicalTrials.gov. As part of that new policy, NIH grantees must certify compliance with federal regulations in...

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Posted - May 10Read More