WEEK OF 10/27/2014-10/31/2014
Monday, October 27
Sergio Grinstein, PhD, presents, “Imaging Phagocytosis: Receptors Signaling and the Cytoskeleton." Location: Coverdell, Room S175. Time: 11 a.m. Dr. Grinstein is a professor of biochemistry at the University of Toronto.
Emmanuel Ngu, MD, presents "Microglia: The Brain Immune Cells Enhance Sprouting of Injured Axons." Location: CVM, Room 236. Time: 3:30 p.m. Dr. Ngu is an associate professor of pharmacology and neuroscience in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the GRU/UGA Medical Partnership.
Tuesday, October 28
Wednesday, October 29
Karen Cornell, DVM, PhD, DACVS, presents, "Challenges Facing Veterinary Medical Education in the Next Decade." Location: CVM, Room H237. Time: 11 a.m. Dr. Cornell is a candidate for the associate dean of academic affairs at the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine.
Thursday, October 30
Friday, October 31
Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine
Deadline December 5, 2014
Annual scholarship award to assist College of Veterinary students and faculty with attending Certified Veterinary Acupuncture programs at the Chi Institute. For more details, please visit http://www.tcvm.com/Resources/CVMScholarships.aspx for more information.
Alpaca Research Foundation (ARF)
Pre-proposals are due November 1. Successful applicants will be notified in January and invited to submit a full proposal. The deadline for full proposals is April 1. The earliest funding date is September 1.
Please find more informationon submission for pre-proposals here and the forms for submission here.
NIH Loan Repyament Programs Open for Researchers
Morris Animal Foundation Announces Call for Wildlife/Exotics Proposals
Morris Animal Foundation is now accepting proposals for Established Investigator, First Award, Fellowship Training and Pilot Study grants on topics relevant to wildlife/exotics health and welfare. To learn more about each of these grant types and the application process for each, please visit the Researchers page of the Foundation’s website. Please note that this call for proposals is only for Established Investigator, First Award, Fellowship Training and Pilot Studies relating to wildlife/exotics. To access the online application form directions, click here.
USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative: Foundational Program
The AFRI Foundational Program is offered to support research grants in the six AFRI priority areas to continue building a foundation of knowledge critical for solving current and future societal challenges. The six priority areas are: Plant Health and Production and Plant Products; Animal Health and Production and Animal Products; Food Safety, Nutrition, and Health; Renewable Energy, Natural Resources, and Environment; Agriculture Systems and Technology; and Agriculture Economics and Rural Communities. Single-function Research Projects, multi-function Integrated Projects and Food and Agricultural Science Enhancement (FASE) Grants are expected to address one of the Program Area Priorities (see Foundational Program RFA for details). Please find more information here.