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  • Nominations now open for the 2019 Staff Council Election

    Nominations now open for the 2019 Staff Council Election

    Elections for Staff Council are held every two years in the month of April. Five members are elected from each of the following sectors: Administrative/Managerial, Professional/Non-Teaching, Paraprofessional/Technician, Clerical/Secretarial and Physical Plant/Maintenance/Service.

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  • Public Health student to apply data science skills in competitive summer program

    Public Health student to apply data science skills in competitive summer program

    This summer, WVU School of Public Health graduate student Emily Hone will represent Mountaineer Nation as one of only 15 students selected to participate in a data science program at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

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  • The Bodice Project: Sculptural Exhibit

    The Bodice Project: Sculptural Exhibit

    West Virginia University Health Sciences Center and the Bodice Project invite you to join us February 20 - 22 in the Erickson Alumni Center Nutting Gallery for the Bodice Project Sculptural Exhibit.

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  • The Bodice Project: Opening Night Reception

    West Virginia University Health Sciences Center and the Bodice Project invite you to join us for an Opening Night Reception at the Erickson Alumni Center on February 19, 2019.*

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  • Register now for HSC faculty engagement event March 1

    The fourth annual HSC-wide Faculty Engagement Event will be held March 1 from 8– 2:45 p.m., at the Erickson Alumni Center. 

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  • WVU researchers assess how a vegetarian diet can help prevent or control diabetes

    WVU researchers assess how a vegetarian diet can help prevent or control diabetes

    As West Virginia University works toward becoming the world’s first Blue Zones Certified university, a graduate-student researcher in the WVU School of Public Health is exploring how one of the Blue Zone Project’s tenets—eating an abundance of vegetables—can make individuals with diabetes, and those at-risk of developing the condition, healthier.

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  • How to Effectively Engage in Research in a Community or Practice Based Setting

    WVCTSI’s Clinical and Translational Research Seminar Series will partner with the West Virginia Practice-Based Research Network to present a series of seminar on community engaged research. In the first entry, William Lewis, M.D., family medicine physician and co-director of the WVPBRN, and Stacey Whanger, MPH, WVPBRN network manager, will present, “How to Effectively Engage in Research in a Community or Practice Based Setting.”

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  • Scholarships available for tobacco cessation continuing education

    Scholarships available for tobacco cessation continuing education

    More than 20 scholarships are available for health care professionals interested in the School of Dentistry continuing education program on tobacco cessation treatment.

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  • WV-INBRE Request for Cancer Biology Grant Applications

    WV-INBRE Request for Cancer Biology Grant Applications

    The WV-INBRE program has funds for the support of small biomedical research of grants in Cancer Biology. This solicitation is open to applications from investigators at West Virginia University, Marshall University and WV partner institutions (PUI) that are part of the WV-INBRE network. Areas of interest include but are not limited to mechanisms of cancer development (e.g. genetic and epigenetic modifications) and mechanisms of cancer drug action and drug resistance. The program will be co-directed by Lori Hazlehurst (WVU), Piyali Dasgupta (MU) and Donald Primerano (MU). Programmatic goal: The purpose of these grant awards is to allow investigators to gather data to increase the competitiveness of NIH RO1, RO3 and other investigator-initiated proposals in the biomedical sciences.

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  • Chronic Disease Research Program, WV-INBRE

    Chronic Disease Research Program, WV-INBRE

    WV-INBRE is announcing a Request for Applications for WV-INBRE network investigators to conduct pilot research on projects related to chronic disease (e.g. cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity, addiction, etc.). The CDRP pilot award program targets small, focused research projects related to the multi-disciplinary research theme of WV-INBRE: cellular and molecular biology with an emphasis on chronic disease to generate preliminary data for publications and grant applications. Proposals are strongly encouraged that would identify and/or validate biomarkers that lead to early detection or improved diagnosis of chronic diseases as listed above. The proposed research should not overlap with other funded research projects.

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