Announcement

Non-funding, non-event announcements.

UMMC Cancer Research Day, Nov. 19, 2012

The Cancer Institute at the University of Mississippi Medical Center will host a Cancer Research Day on November 19th at Student Union of UMMC.

New NSF Grant Proposal Guide- Effective January 14, 2013

Effective for National Science Foundation (NSF) grant proposals submitted or due on or after January 14, 2013, there is a new Grant Proposal Guide NSF 13-1 .

Governor Bryant Unveils MS Energy Development Roadmap

On October 4, 2012, Governor Bryant unveiled “Mississippi’s Energy Roadmap”, which includes 6 focus areas:

New Assignments for ORSP Program Development Specialists

Dr. Helen Kiss and Mr. Ken Sleeper have recently joined the ORSP as Program Development Specialists (PDSs).  They join Ms.

Soliciting Interest, Capabilities, and Project Information about the Mississippi Delta

As a first step to creating an interest group/community of UM scholarship and service pertaining to the Mississippi Delta, all UM employees with active projects, ideas, or capabilities of relevance to the Mississippi Delta are invited to share these via this linked survey: http://uofmississippi.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_bgzIz1qFsg6NMJ7.

New Graduate Tuition Rate for Proposal Budgets

Effective immediately the new rate for graduate student tuition on sponsored project proposals is $3,141 per full-time (9 hours) student per semester.

These rates are posted on the Institutional Information for Proposal Preparation page (also known as Current Rates and Codes) in the Toolbox section of the ORSP website.

 

(updated 7/9/2012)

Invitation for UM Life Sciences Researchers to Meet with Battelle Visitors

The Mississippi Biotechnology Association, an affiliate of the Biotechnology Industry Organization (http://www.bio.org/articles/about-bio), has contracted with Battelle to do a study of the ag/life science/biotechnology capabilities of Mississippi.  Battelle is visiting each of the research universities gathering information on projects underway related to biotechnology, biosciences and health-related research.  Representatives from Battelle and the MS Technology Alliance will be on our campus all day May 24 and the morning of Ma

PhenX Toolkit for Available for Sharing Human-subjects Data

Substance abuse researchers can now benefit from a resource that allows scientists to gather, share and compare human-subjects data. The Consensus Measures for Phenotype and eXposures (PhenX) Toolkit, which now contains 43 additional substance abuse and addiction measures, will increase the ability of scientists to combine data and work together across studies, promoting the identification of gene-gene or gene-environment interactions related to substance abuse and addiction.

Presentation and Reception: Captain John McGrath, US Navy

Invitation:   Presentation on the USS Mississippi, its nuclear technology, and the US Navy's interest in promoting STEM education. Reception following.

February 20, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Oxford Campus, The Inn Ballroom A

For more information or assistance related to a disability, contact: Susan Nicholas, nicholas@olemiss.edu or x7583

Open to the Public.

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