The University of Tennessee Genomics Core Facility, managed through UT’s Center for Environmental Biotechnology (CEB), is seeking short proposals for projects that require Next-generation Sequencing (NGS) resources. In collaboration with Illumina, a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of NGS instrumentation and supplies, the CEB provides sequencing services on a NovaSeq6000 platform for researchers that require preliminary data in support of near-term grant applications.
NSF Grants Conference Registration Opens Soon
The next NSF Grants Conference will be May 18-19 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Faculty attending may request SARIF support from the Federal, Corporate, and Foundation Opportunity Fund from the Office of Research and Engagement, which covers 50% of travel expenses, up to a maximum reimbursement of $1,000.
OCEO to Host Engagement and Outreach Conference
The University of Tennessee will host its second Engagement and Outreach Conference October 29 in the Student Union Ballroom from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. This year’s theme is Partnering for Impact. Faculty will present on their community partnerships around such priority topics as health, housing, homelessness, substance abuse, education, and evaluation. Many of these challenges have been identified as critical in Knox County. The conference will also showcase UT projects and initiatives that help improve lives in the greater Knoxville area. The event is open to faculty, staff, students, and nonprofits. It is free but registration is required.
Find the full agenda and registration at engagement.utk.edu.
Registration Open for Fall Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop
The Office of Research and Engagement (ORE) is hosting a Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) awareness workshop on September 27, 2019, in the Student Union Ballroom (272 A&B) from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. This workshop will address topics that are central to successful research programs. It will also examine the newest policy updates, expectations, and resources for information security and human subjects research.
Annual Call for Proposals: SARIF Equipment and Infrastructure Fund
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Office of Research and Engagement (ORE) has opened applications for the FY20 Scholarly Activity and Research Incentive Fund (SARIF) Equipment and Infrastructure Fund. This award aims to enhance UT’s research mission by providing support for the acquisition of state-of-the-art or innovative equipment that will advance the research mission of the university or for the repair, replacement, or upgrade of critical research infrastructure.
Proposals must be submitted online using the InfoReady system no later than Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at noon.
See the full call for proposals for complete information on this program and to apply.