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NCRR's Science Education Partnership Awards are designed to improve life science literacy throughout the nation.

NCRR's Division of Biomedical Technology supports research to develop innovative technologies and helps make them accessible to the biomedical research community.

NCRR's Division of Comparative Medicine helps meet the needs of biomedical researchers for high-quality, disease-free animals and specialized animal research facilities.

NCRR's Division of Research Infrastructure supports programs to enhance the competitiveness of investigators in underserved states and institutions and also provides funding to build, expand, remodel, or renovate research facilities throughout the nation.

NCRR's Division for Clinical Research Resources provides funding to biomedical research institutions to establish and maintain specialized clinical research facilities and clinical-grade biomaterials that enable clinical and patient-oriented research.

Upcoming Events

Meetings of interest to NCRR grantees and the biomedical research community.

Decision Making in T1 Translational Research

February 10–11
National Institutes of Health
Natcher Conference Center
45 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892

The broad purpose of the workshop is to identify problems encountered in T1 research, solutions to these problems and best practices for moving projects forward. The conference will concentrate specifically on consideration of pathways and team science, incorporating advanced technologies and animal models into T1 research and the needs of young investigators in the context of problems, solutions and best practices.

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141st Meeting of the National Advisory Research Resources Council

February 12
National Institutes of Health
Building 31, 6th Floor, Conference Room 10
31 Center Drive (NIH Main Campus)
Bethesda, MD 20892

During the February 12, 2009, meeting of the National Advisory Research Resources Council, presenters will provide an update on CTSA activities as well as discuss the CTSA consortium’s development of a Strategic Plan. An additional focus will be on CTSA Informatics with a report from the Key Function Committee, a discussion of the Subject Participant Recruitment Portal, and a description of the Informatics Pilot Projects.

The meeting also will feature a presentation on the Department of Energy’s research and resources related to Systems Biology. The Council also will discuss the updated Institutional Development Award (IDeA) eligibility criteria. In addition, the NCRR Biennial Tracking and Inclusion Report will be presented, as well as a Concept Clearance related to Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence Infrastructure Support.

The open session will conclude with the recognition of retiring Council members.

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