What's New

2021
Invitation to HIRN Webinar: From Donation to Automation: The Ins and Outs of High-Throughput Islet Cell Culture The Human Islet Research Enhancement Center (HIREC) will be hosting a webinar From Donation to Automation: The Ins and Outs of High-Throughput Islet Cell Culture, Wednesday April 28 2021 2pm EST, to highlight HIRN advancements with the scientific community. Register at City of Hope Zoom Meeting.
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Request for Information: Challenges and Opportunities in Understanding Cellular Senescence and Senolytics The NIH has published three RFAs (RFA-RM-21-008; RFA-RM-21-009; RFA-RM-21-010) in January 2021 to develop 3D cellular senescence maps of healthy human tissues and to develop novel tools and technologies to address the role of senescent cells in human health and disease. As part of the initial planning process, we are requesting input from the scientific community on the challenges in this field that can best be addressed through a concerted and coordinated effort.
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DRC Virtual Seminar Series
Upcoming Seminar: COVID-19 Panel: Spotlight on Healthcare Disparities, Diabetes Care, and Vaccine Distribution, Wednesday April 14 2021 1pm CT. This seminar series is organized by the NIDDK-funded Diabetes Research Centers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Columbia University, Joslin Diabetes Center, Indiana University, Stanford University, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, UCSD/UCLA, UCSF, the University of Chicago, the University of Colorado, the University of Michigan, the University of Washington, Vanderbilt University, Washington University, Yale University, and in Carolina.
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dkNET Summer of Data - Student Internship Program The 2021 dkNET Summer of Data Student Internship Program provides students an opportunity to utilize the dkNET tools and resources in a research project. Don't miss this opportunity to refine practices in rigor and reproducibility. Students will learn the basics of good data management by following the FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) data principles! dkNET Summer of Data Student Internship Flyer.
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Research Opportunity Announcement OTA-21-015B Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Initiative: SARS-CoV-2 Recovery Cohort Studies This Research Opportunity Announcement (ROA) OTA-21-015B focuses on three research study areas: Clinical Recovery Cohort Studies, Autopsy Cohort Studies, and EHR- and Other Real-World Data-based Studies. Applicants may apply for one, two, or all three of these components as described in this ROA.
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Research Opportunity Announcement OTA-21-015A Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Initiative: Clinical Science Core, Data Resource Core, and PASC Biorepository Core This Research Opportunity Announcement (ROA) OTA-21-015A focuses on the Clinical Science Core, the Data Resource Core, and the PASC Biorepository Core. Applicants may apply for one, two, or all three components as described in the Objectives section.
Invitation to HIRN Webinar: Designing Tools and Materials to Create a Benchtop Window into the Islet-immune Interface The Human Islet Research Enhancement Center (HIREC) will be hosting a webinar Designing Tools and Materials to Create a Benchtop Window into the Islet-immune Interface, Tuesday March 02 2021 3pm EST, to highlight advancements of the Consortium of Human Islet Biomimetics (CHIB). The goal of this public webinar is to share HIRN advancements with the scientific community. Register for the City of Hope Zoom Meeting.
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NIDDK Medical Student Research Program in Diabetes: Summer 2021 The Medical Student Summer Research Program in Diabetes and Obesity is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health through the NIDDK and allows medical students to conduct research under the direction of an established scientist in the areas of diabetes, hormone action, physiology, islet cell biology, obesity or complications at an institution with one of the NIDDK-funded Diabetes Centers during the summer between the first and second year or second and third year of medical school. Application deadline for summer 2021: 11:59 pm CST January 25, 2021.
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dkNET New Investigator Pilot Program in Bioinformatics The dkNET New Investigator Pilot Program is designed to: (i) facilitate the ability of Early Stage and New Investigators with computational and bioinformatics expertise to pursue research questions in DEMD, or (ii) allow Early Stage and New PIs currently pursuing DEMD-related research to explore incorporating computational, mathematical, statistical, and/or bioinformatics approaches into their research projects.
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NIDDK Program Officials with Expertise in Translational Research The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is hiring program officials with expertise in translational research involving stem cell biology, regenerative medicine and human pathophysiology as it relates to Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases.
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NIDDK Program Director for Diabetes Behavioral Science Position The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is seeking a Clinical Health Psychologist to lead a program of behavioral research on diabetes within the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases.
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NIDDK Program Director for Health Equity Research Position The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is seeking an individual with Health Equity Research experience to lead a program in addressing health disparities in diabetes and related diseases in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases.