Please join us for the LA CaTS Junior Investigator Training Symposium, to be held at Tulane University (Tidewater Building, 1440 Canal Street, Room 1210) on Wednesday March 28th and Thursday, March 29th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days.  Researchers can RSVP for individual sessions including networking luncheons with established researchers each day, by visiting:   All sessions except the networking sessions will have video conferencing available.  A detailed agenda can be downloaded here.

The LA CaTS Junior Investigator Training is available via webinar using the link below. Please enter a name or email when you sign in so we are able to see who you are; you may use the chat box to enter in questions or comments and someone will field them during the presentations.

Link for training: (no username or password is required)

Wednesday March 28, 2018
10:00-11:00 Workshop on Research Budgeting (Rachel Cruthirds)
11:00-12:00 Your Successful Research Project (Dr. Judd Shellito)
12:00-1:00 Networking Lunch with Senior Investigators
1:00-2:00 IRB Submissions (Roxanne Johnson & HRPO)
2:00-3:00 Research Regulations/Protection of Human Subjects (Dr. Carol Mason)

Thursday March 29, 2018
10:00-11:00 Grant Writing (Dr. Paula Gregory)
11:00-12:00 Legal Issues Related to Research (Dr. Kristen Schorp)
12:00-1:00 Networking Lunch with Senior Researchers
1:00-2:00 Finding Grants & Funding Opportunities for Research (Keith Pickett & Raquel Horlick)
2:00-3:00 Human Subject Research Issues (Dr. Vivian Fonseca)

For more information, please contact or 504-988-0200.