Category: Seminar

Accelerating Breakthroughs in the Life Sciences

Insights from MassNextGen Awardees Date: Thursday, December 10 Time: 12:15 – 1:30 pm Location: Zoom webinar Audience: BU Faculty, Postdocs, and Graduate Students The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) offers programs that fund innovation, research and development, commercialization, and manufacturing activities in the fields of biopharma, medical devices, diagnostics, and digital health, as well as innovation-driven […]

NIH NCATS E-Newsletter: August 2020

Volume 09 │ Issue 08│ August 31, 2020 DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE In his latest message, the director discusses how NCATS initiated a collaborative effort with researchers at NIH and beyond to understand the spread of COVID-19 especially among people who were unknowingly infected. Read about the many ways NCATS helped enable this study. Read More WHAT’S HAPPENING ANNOUNCEMENTS […]

Mentoring the Mentor Training for Clinical and Translational Researchers

Now Accepting Registrations! All mentoring faculty are encouraged to register for these 6 Mentoring Sessions This is a sophisticated interactive training program that uses case studies developed and vetted with other Clinical & Translational Science Institutes around the country. All mentoring research faculty should take advantage of this training program. This is a great opportunity […]

CREST Program Now Accepting Applications

Application Currently Open Application Closes October 13th, 2017 Persons with a doctoral degree in the health sciences (MD, DDS, DMD, or PhD) are eligible to apply to the CREST program for comprehensive training in clinical research including epidemiology, clinical epidemiology, health services research, biobehavioral research and translational research.   Please Note: Those with “J” Visas are […]

Introduction to BU-i2b2 Information Session 6/28/17

“Introduction to BU-i2b2 – a large BMC-based clinical data repository for self-service cohort identification and clinical research” Speaker William G. Adams, MD, Professor of Pediatrics and BU-CTSI Director of Clinical Research Informatics 6/28/207 2pm Room L206, Instructional Building, Medical Campus The “Informatics for Integrating Biology with the Bedside” data system ( integrates diverse clinical data […]

Dec 10th SAS UTF & SAS for Windows

BUSPH Data Coordinating Center: SAS UTF & SAS for Windows Sharon Coleman & Emily Sisson Thursday, December 10, 2015 11 am – 11:50 am Medical School Instructional Building (Building L), Room L109C Are you an intermediate-level SAS user? Learn some new programming techniques to enhance your data management and statistical analysis skills at a seminar featuring presentations […]

iPS Cells: Open Source Resource & Training Course

An Open Source National Resource for iPS Cells Recently published induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells consist of reprogrammed skin or blood cells obtained from normal human volunteers or from individuals with a variety of diseases. The reprogrammed cells from a large CTSA-sponsored iPS cell bank are now available free of charge to academic and non-profit […]

Nov 19th Biostatistics and the BUMC IRB: Then and Now

As a past member for over ten years of one (and then two) of BUMC’s IRB panels,  Theodore Colton, ScD, reflects on the key biostatistical issues confronted with during review of new IRB protocols that entailed full board review.  With new leadership of the IRB since January 2015, Dr. Colton describes the current status of biostatistics in […]