IDeA Western Regional Conference
October 18 - October 20
Dear IDeA Colleagues:
PLEASE SHARE WITH IDeA students, faculty and researchers- MARK YOUR CALENDARS- REGISTRATION OPENING SOON!!!
5th NIH IDeA Western Regional Conference
October 18-20, 2017
Snow King Resort, Jackson WY
WE ARE FINALIZING PLANS FOR THE CONFERENCE AND REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SHORTLY
1 Day Grant Writers Workshop- NIH R01/R15 Writing Workshop: ‘Write Winning NIH Grant Proposals”
½ Day Bioinformatics Workshop- Have you ever wondered how scientists generate those interesting figures in scientific papers? It is often accomplished not in Excel, but through using informatics tools such as R. R is one of the most common and powerful statistics and graphing computer languages used in the sciences. This half-day workshop will introduce you to a range of visualization routines in R. The workshop is limited to 25 participants to ensure an intimate learning environment. This workshop is open to undergraduate and graduate students, postdocs, staff, and faculty on a first-come, first-served basis.
OPENING RECEPTION WITH STUDENT POSTER SESSION
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR. JONATHAN EISEN, UC-DAVIS GENOME CENTER (SEE JONATHAN IN ACTION: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27lMmdmy-b8)
SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS WITH PRESENTATIONS FROM WESTERN STATE IDeA FUNDED INVESTIGATORS
WORKSHOPS: ENTREPENEURSHIP, SCIENTIFIC STORYTELLING FOR WRITING SCIENTIFIC PAPERS, PROFESSIONAL AND WORKPLACE ETIQUETTE, MENTORING…
SPECIAL ½ DAY SESSION: ENDING NATIVE AMERICAN HEALTH DISPARITIES including KEYNOTE SPEAKER, COMMUNITY DISCUSSIONS, PROJECT PRESENTATIONS, WORKSHOP…
NETWORKING RECEPTION AND BANQUET
INFORMATION SESSION: NIH UPDATES, NAIPI/NISBRE, INBRE-SEPA, NATIONAL RESEARCH MENTORING NETWORK (NRMN)
MOUNTAIN WEST CTR-IN: Clinical and Translational Opportunities in the Mountain West
WORKSHOPS: MOVING YOUR WORK TO POSTER AND PAPER- BRIDGING THE PASS,
If you have questions don’t hesitate to contact me. We look forward to seeing everyone there.
R. Scott Seville, Ph.D.
Director NIH NIGMS IDeA Wyoming INBRE
Professor of Zoology and Physiology
University of Wyoming- Casper
125 College Drive
Casper, WY 82601