Upcoming events announcements and information.

Flagship Constellations Meetings August 15 - 16 -- Register by noon Friday 8/11

Four Flagship Constellation information sessions/working meetings will be held August 15 and 16 at the University of Mississippi, Grenada (on the Grenada campus of Holmes Community College). These meetings will be facilitated by faculty, and are open to any and all UM and UMMC faculty/staff who are interested in contributing to the respective constellation efforts. 
The goals for these meetings are to:

    UM Flagship Constellation Town Hall, Oxford Campus

    On ThursdayJanuary 19, a UM Flagship Constellations Town Hall meeting was held on the Oxford campus from 3-5 pm in Coulter 211 on the Oxford campus of the University of Mississippi. Chancellor Vitter gave introductory remarks, and Interim Provost Noel Wilkin and Interim Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs Josh Gladden gave brief overview and answered questions from attendees at this meeting, 

    Mississippi IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (MS-INBRE)

    The Mississippi-INBRE network seeks to enhance research competitiveness in the State and engage talented investigators and students in biomedical research projects that will impact the health of the citizens of Mississippi. The scientific focus of the MS-INBRE is obesity, cancer, and sexually transmitted diseases. Managed by the University of Southern Mississippi (USM), MS-INBRE is funded by a grant from the Institutional Development Award (IDeA) program from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS/NIH). See http://msinbre.org.

    School of Pharmacy: Cardiometabolic Disorders Brown Bag Meeting- Feb. 13, 2014


    Obesity, Cardiorenal and Metabolic Diseases: Challenges and Opportunities

    By: Dr. John E. Hall

    Arthur C. Guyton Professor & Chair

    Department of Physiology and Biophysics
    Director, Mississippi Center for Obesity Research

    The University of Mississippi Medical Center


    Thursday, February 13, 2014

    Mississippi Health Professions Day at Ole Miss- Feb. 4, 2014

    On Tuesday February 4th three coordinated programs on the Oxford campus of the University of Mississippi will serve to focus UM student attention on:

    Mississippi Senate’s Highway Study Committee Town Hall Meeting - 12/16/2013

    The Mississippi Senate's Highway Study Committee will hold three "Town Hall" meetings in December 2013 to hear suggestions from the public about how the state can better improve our highways, roads, and bridges. One of these meetings will be held at the Inn at Ole Miss, Monday, December 16, from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm.

    Invitation- Governor's Energy Summit

    Program:  The Mississippi Energy Institute invites you to the 2013 Governor's Energy Summit. The event will be held on December 5, 2013 at the Jackson Convention Center. Our agenda is comprised of great speakers, a panel discussion and a special keynote address at our complimentary luncheon. This event serves as a comprehensive overview of energy and the economy in both the United States and, specifically, in Mississippi.

    Time: The program will run from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and lunch will be provided

    Workshop- Locating External Funding Opportunities - 6/25/2013 or 6/26/2013

    Instructor:     Dr. Helen G. Kiss
    Date/Time:    June 25, 2013 (9 – 11 am) and repeated on June 26, 2013 (2 – 4 pm)
    Location:      107 Weir
    Details:          Pivot COS Databases

    Description: First hour: lecture on searching for funding opportunities including the Pivot-COS databases