Research Related

January 5th, 2021

Comet Corner: Searching for Sources: Writing More Inclusive Histories of Dallas and San Francisco

In the late 1980s and through the 1990s, Dallas’s history was largely unexplored, and most local archives contained little beyond the collections of political and economic elites. Imagine a historian’s surprise when she discovers twenty years later that sleuthing skills she developed studying women, labor unions, Populists, and socialists in Dallas were now necessary to …read more

December 18th, 2020

Lab to Launch Series: “From Discovery to Drug Development – The Path from Academia to Biotech”

Join host Bryan Chambers as he sits down with Dr. Eric Olson, who will engage in a general discussion about the differences between research in academia and biotech and some lessons learned regarding commercialization of discoveries. Eric Olson is the founding Chair of the Department of Molecular Biology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical …read more

December 18th, 2020

Research 101: How to Unlock Research Funding

Take a ride down the Information Highway with subject matter experts to learn about various topics that will help take your research (that Extra Mile) farther, faster! Join subject matter experts, Beth Keithly and Emily Lacy, as they share tips and tricks on finding funding for your research. Topics will include PIVOT, OAR, and Corporate …read more

December 17th, 2020

Research 101 Series: How to Write Your NIH Progress Report

In this session, contract and grant specialists, Matthew Kilgore and Simon Butcher, provide valuable information on how to write your NIH Progress Report. SPEAKERS: Simon Butcher, Grants and Contract Specialist, Office of Sponsored Programs Administration Matthew Kingore, Grants and Contract Specialist, Office of Sponsored Programs Administration Emily Lacy, Associate Director, Office of Sponsored Programs Administration …read more

December 17th, 2020

Research 411 Talk Show: Breast & Prostate Cancer

During this interactive session, Dr. Nikki Delk, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, will explain the role inflammation plays in breast and prostate cancer and how her research on treatment resistance and alternative therapies makes a #UTDResearchImpact. My lab studies the role of inflammation in breast and prostate cancer treatment resistance. My lab has discovered that …read more

December 17th, 2020

IRB Training: Consent Language

Researchers should do their best to confirm participants are well-informed about the purpose, procedures, and what is required of them when enrolling in a research study. In order to anticipate the needs of research participants during the informed consent process, investigators need to be able to step back and look at the study from a …read more

December 17th, 2020

Research 101: How to Interact with Program Officers

Getting to know Program Officers is a good use of your time, and it is always a great idea to contact them to discuss your research and specific interests. These interactions often pave the way for future funding. Join former program officers, Drs. Mario Rotea and Bhavani Thuraisingham, as they share best practices for engagement. …read more

December 17th, 2020

IRB Training: Protecting Research Participant Data

A Certificate of Confidentiality (CoC) is an additional resource Investigators can use to protect data collected from a research participant against disclosure during any civil, criminal, administrative, legislative, or other proceeding – at any level. Issued by a number of federal agencies (NIH, NIJ, FDA), this tool is not limited to studies funded by the …read more