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Applications for Translational Research Scholars Program Due Feb. 17

Applications for Translational Research Scholars Program Due Feb. 17

The ITHS Translational Research Scholars Program (formerly Rising Stars) is now accepting applications for our 2017 cohort. The program welcomes early stage investigators from the WWAMI-region.

BENEFITS

The program offers a high-quality, targeted, and structured career development package for one year.

Benefits include:

  • $10,000 in funding to conduct research and develop career skills
  • Mentorship from established translational researchers
  • Peer-to-peer feedback and expert review services

WHAT SCHOLARS SAY

“The pilot data acquired ...

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New biotech company forms at University of Montana business incubator

New biotech company forms at University of Montana business incubator

Two dozen good-paying scientific research jobs almost left western Montana for Maryland last year – but they ended up here in Missoula thanks to an innovative partnership with the University of Montana.

GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines, a giant pharmaceutical company with an office in Hamilton, announced in February 2015 that it was consolidating its research and development operations to Maryland.

Employees were faced with the choice of retiring, applying for new jobs on the East Coast, or figuring out a different option. None of ...

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Open Funding Opportunities from NCATS; First Deadline: Sept 8, 2015

The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) has several open funding opportunities available for small businesses interested in commercializing translational technologies. Interested applicants are encouraged to review each funding opportunity and schedule a one-on-one meeting with NCATS leaders to discuss a project or collaboration idea. Email NCATS-SBIRSTTR@mail.nih.gov to make an appointment. Learn more at NCATS SBIR and STTR

Omnibus Solicitation

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Single Dose Ebola Vaccine is Safe and Effective in Monkeys Against Outbreak Strain

The news item below relates to a study done at Rocky Mountain Laboratories and released today in the journal Science. This is the same vaccine cited in last Friday’s report in The Lancet about a successful human clinical trial in Guinea.

 

 

 

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Single Dose Ebola Vaccine is Safe and Effective in Monkeys against Outbreak Strain
VSV-EBOV Appears to Trigger Innate and Adaptive ...

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Governor Bullock to speak at major small business innovation opportunities summit

One of the best learning and networking opportunities in a decade for area entrepreneurs, small technology firms and start-ups will take place in Bozeman on August 17th and 18th.

The Greater Yellowstone Regional Entrepreneurship and SBIR/STTR Summit (http://GYRES.mt.gov) is a two-day summit for innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, and small business operators to meet with and learn from key leaders in government, industry, academia and the legal profession, who collectively support small business innovation and funding.

·               Federal agency SBIR/STTR Program managers from the Air Force, Navy, ...

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Investing in bio-medical research a bipartisan issue

A compelling op-ed piece by Newt Gingrich (Speaker of the House 1995-1999) appeared April 22, 2015, in the New York Times.

In a nutshell, the former Speaker of the House makes the case for doubling the budget of the National Institute of Health. He notes that in the highly partisan environment of Washington, D.C., in the 1990s the Republican majorities in both the House and Senate worked in a bipartisan fashion with President Clinton to double the NIH budget by 2003. ...

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Call for Applications: Rising Stars Career Development Program

 
 

February 2nd Deadline

Rising Stars is a faculty career-development program that provides promising early-stage investigators from the WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho) region with a high-quality, targeted, and structured career development package for two years. The package includes components such as research funding up to $15,000, mentoring, peer-to-peer networking, and review services.

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MBRCT Request for Proposals

MBRCT Request for Proposals

The Montana Board of Research and Commercialization Technology is accepting proposals for funding.  Proposals are due March 2, 2015.  The Request for Proposals can be found on the MBRCT website at http://businessresources.mt.gov/content/MBRCT/2016Guidelines.pdf.

If you have any questions regarding the RFP, please contact Dave Desch, Executive Director (406) 841-2760.

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Exhibits are now Open! New Army Medical Conference March 23-25, 2015

Medical Research, Development and Acquisition in Support of the Warfighter

Conference & Exhibition | March 23-25, 2015 | College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, Hyattsville, MD

The USAMRMC, The Army’s medical materiel developer with responsibility for full life cycle medical research, development and acquisition, (RDA) shares an interest in
advancing the identification and RDA of medical materiel, including drugs, vaccines, medical countermeasures, medical devices, etc., through the professional exchange of
information between government and industry.

The mission of this conference is to ...

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Make Your Voice Heard!

Make Your Voice Heard!

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