Upcoming events announcements and information.

2018 Mississippi IDeA Conference

The theme of the 2018 Mississippi IDeA Confernece will be: Big Ideas for Improving the Lives of Mississippians.

Submit abstracts by May 25 for the July 27th event, to be held @ The Westin Jackson, Jackson MS.

Register for free at http://msinbre.org/msidea2018.

See attached Flyer for details.

UM/UMMC Research Day in Jackson, April 4, 2018

UM/UMMC Research Day will be held April 4, 2018, on the University of Mississippi Medical Center campus in Jackson.
Research Day is an annual opportunity for members of the university community and beyond to learn more about the scientific and scholarly research being conducted on both campuses.
This year's program is still being developed, but will likely include 3-minute lectures and a poster session from UMMC and UM Oxford faculty, postdoctoral fellows, staff, and students, among other activities. 

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