Upcoming Events

8 June 2021: Grant Writing Seminar with Paul Casella

Paul Casella is an adjunct professor and consultant to the faculty at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine where he leads seminars, edits manuscripts, prepares speakers, and identifies and serves the advanced communication needs of the faculty. This workshop will focus on Writing for Publication, Writing Effective NIH Proposals, Strategies for Speaking for Success, and Effective Medical and Scientific Presentations. Free to the UNMC Community.

8:30 am-noon

Zoom registration link

9 June 2021: Grant Writing Webinar, Its More than the Science: Other Components to Ensure Grant Success with Drs. Dhaononjoy C. Saha and Jose G. Alcaine


This webinar will demonstrate how taking a holistic approach to proposal development would help ensure success in grant funding. We will discuss how submitting early and providing supporting evidence of capable management, institutional commitments, commensurate compliance mechanisms, and other items can bolster the success of grant applications. This webinar will provide a framework for thinking of a grant as a holistic application where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. Free to the UNMC Community.

 1-2 pm

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30 June 2021: Postdoc Wellness Seminar with Katherine Keiser

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Katherine Keiser serves as Interim Associate Director at UNMC Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) and has a been a licensed mental health practitioner since 2012. She has taught Stress Management for the UNO Health Education department and presents on such topics including Healthy Relationships, Mindfulness and Stress, and Suicide Prevention. She will introduce the mental health services available to the UNMC community and speak on stress reduction techniques.

12-1 p.m., Durham Research Center, room 1005

Zoom: https://unmc.zoom.us/j/95529100125?pwd=SlR2RkdpU0RQc0dUYnRSTEFpelRTUT09  


14 July 2021 Professional Development:  Intellectual Property Law and Biomedical Research and Careers in Law for Biomedical Professionals, with Jason Caskey and Sara Gillette, Kutak Rock 


Jason is a partner at Kutak Rock who specializes in Intellectual Property Law. His clients range from “Fortune 100 companies to start ups and local professional services companies to rock bands and performance venues.” Sara is an Intellectual Property attorney who helps patent holders “identify their inventions and develop cost efficient strategies to best protect those inventions via either patent applications or maintaining the invention as a trade secret.”

12-1 pm, Durham Research Center, room 1005

Zoom: https://unmc.zoom.us/j/99114022448?pwd=NW81ZzZ1QmFiUklmQUJ2TzlRMmZ1dz09

 16-20 August 2021: UNeMed Tech Transfer Boot Camp


This program is designed to provide practical guidance that will give participants a comprehensive understanding of technology transfer and the skills needed to pursue a career in the field of research commercialization.

 Free to the UNMC Community, Competitive Application. Application deadline, 30 July 2021