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*Events in gold indicate a professional development or educational activity

Events Archive

August 16-18, 2021
2021 Virtual North East Regional IDeA Conference (v-NERIC)

Details: For more information & to register, visit the event website at https://web.uri.edu/riinbre/v-neric-2021/early-agenda/. Rhode Island INBRE is looking forward to hosting the 2021 virtual North East Regional Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Conference this summer. The conference will bring together researchers from IDeA programs throughout Delaware, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont and will feature keynotes, science sessions, breakouts, and lighting talks highlighting some exciting IDeA research and discoveries in the areas of neuro and cardiovascular health, cancer, addiction, host/microbe interactions and drug resistance, environmental health sciences, computational biology, and entrepreneurship.

August 18, 2021
LA CaTS Baton Rouge Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
Location: Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Open to: Community Advisory Board Members, CEOR Members, Invited guests and speakers
Hosted by: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource, Dr. Betty Kennedy
Questions: Contact Betty Kennedy, PhD at Community@LACaTS.org or 225-763-2809

August 25, 2021
2021 NIH IDeA Western Regional Webinar

Time: 8:00am-12:00pm MDT
Details:

To register and for more information, visit the event website at https://survey.nmsu.edu/surveys/?s=MCPPWME4EJ. This virtual meeting is offered at no charge. The meeting will be conducted ONLINE with the following speakers:

From NIH:

  • Jon Lorsch, Director, NIGMS Susan Gregurick, Associate Director for Data Science
  • Christy Leake, Grants Management Team Leader, DRCB
  • Ravi Basavappa, Program Leader, High-Risk High-Reward Research

Speakers from other programs:

  • NAIPI
  • CTR-IN
  • ASCEND HUB

August 27, 2021
LA CaTS New Orleans Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
Location: Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Open to: Community Advisory Board Members, CEOR Members, Invited guests and speakers
Hosted by: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource (Xavier)
Questions: Contact Tynesia Fields at Community@LACaTS.org or 504-520-5033

September 9-11, 2021
15th Annual Diabetes, Obesity, and Cardiovascular Disease Virtual Summit

Details: For more information and to register, visit the event website at http://www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/live/courses/obesity/. Cleveland Clinic and Pennington Biomedical Research Center’s jointly provided 15th Annual Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease Virtual Summit has a long-standing tradition of attracting a diverse mix of health care practitioners interested in discussing innovative solutions and new strategies for diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease management. This Summit features diverse sessions that highlight the causes of obesity and diabetes, preventive strategies, and therapeutic management approaches designed to engage you with colleagues.

September 15, 2021
LA CaTS Baton Rouge Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
Location: Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Open to: Community Advisory Board Members, CEOR Members, Invited guests and speakers
Hosted by: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource, Dr. Betty Kennedy
Questions: Contact Betty Kennedy, PhD at Community@LACaTS.org or 225-763-2809

September 21-23, 2021
NIH Virtual Workshop- "Food Insecurity, Neighborhood Food Environment, and Nutrition Health Disparities: State of the Science"

Details: For more information & to register, visit the event website at https://www.labroots.com/ms/virtual-event/food-insecurity-neighborhood-food-environment-nutrition-health-disparities-science. This virtual workshop, which is free and open to the public, features panel discussions, networking opportunities and two poster sessions. Abstracts for the poster sessions are due by July 9, 2021, and registration is required by Sept. 7, 2021 to access the virtual meeting platform. This three-day virtual NIH workshop, sponsored in part by NHLBI, aims to review the state of the science related to food insecurity and the neighborhood food environment, then identify research gaps and opportunities. Participants also will explore innovative research strategies that could inform policies and practices that help prevent diet-related health disparities, as well as promote health equity.

September 24, 2021
LA CaTS New Orleans Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
Location: Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Open to: Community Advisory Board Members, CEOR Members, Invited guests and speakers
Hosted by: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource (Xavier)
Questions: Contact Tynesia Fields at Community@LACaTS.org or 504-520-5033

October 20, 2021
LA CaTS Baton Rouge Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
Location: Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Open to: Community Advisory Board Members, CEOR Members, Invited guests and speakers
Hosted by: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource, Dr. Betty Kennedy
Questions: Contact Betty Kennedy, PhD at Community@LACaTS.org or 225-763-2809

October 22, 2021
LA CaTS New Orleans Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
Location: Virtual Meeting via Zoom
Open to: Community Advisory Board Members, CEOR Members, Invited guests and speakers
Hosted by: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource (Xavier)
Questions: Contact Tynesia Fields at Community@LACaTS.org or 504-520-5033

November 12-14, 2021
2021 Southeast Regional IDeA Conference

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Details: For more information, visit the event website at http://inbre.hpcf.upr.edu/2021/04/21/2021-southeast-regional-idea-conference/. The Puerto Rico IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence is honored to host the 2021 Southeast Regional IDeA Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico in November 12-14, 2021. The Regional Conference has served as an important platform for faculty, postdoctoral, and student scientists of the Southeastern IDeA States and Puerto Rico to discuss matters of science, administrative policy, and best practices in a cordial, interactive, and candid scholarly environment.

To add an event to the calendar, contact info@lacats.org.