New CIG Funding Opportunity
We are pleased to announce a new CICATS Core Interest Group (CIG) funding opportunity (up to $15,000 per application). For information about this opportunity, including eligibility and requirements, click here.
Science Café on Structural Biology Meets Drug Discovery Finds Great Success
The UConn Partnership for Excellence in Structural Biology, a CICATS Core Interest Group, held a Science Café on Structural Biology Meets Drug Discovery on September 11, 2017 at the Nathan Hale Inn on the UConn Storrs campus. Read more.
Dr. Cato T. Laurencin Receives New Appointment
We are pleased to announce that CICATS Chief Executive Officer Dr. Cato Laurencin has been appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to the National Medal of Technology and Innovation Nomination Evaluation Committee. Read more.
The Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (CICATS) is pleased to announce the Science Cafe funding opportunity to UConn Health and UConn Storrs. Funded by The Kavli Foundation, CICATS Science Cafés create a social environment for individuals to interact and discuss innovative ideas about translational science and scientific research in general. Read more.
CIG Directors Lead World’s First Ovarian Cancer Vaccine Trial
Three directors from two of CICATS’ Core Interest Groups: Women’s Cancer Consortium Core Interest Group (CIG) and the Personalized Immunotherapy CIG: Dr. Pramod Srivastava, Dr. Susan Tannenbaum, and Dr. Molly Brewer, are part of the world’s first personalized genomics-driven ovarian cancer vaccine clinical trial. Read more.
M1 Mentorship Award Program Cohort Announced
The Connecticut Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (CICATS) at UConn, a cross-university translational institute, has announced its next cohort of the M1 Mentorship Award Program. The aim of the M1 Mentorship Award is to develop a cadre of accomplished investigators who will participate in cultivating an academic environment that elevates mentorship to a discipline with consistently high standards and practices. The program focuses on the recruitment and mentorship of underrepresented students at all stages of the academic pipeline. Read more.