Research career & workforce development

December 7, 2020

Previous participants in the Mothers Leading Science program meet a researcher mom's new babyThe Mothers Leading Science leadership development program welcomes twelve female faculty and health science researchers to the 2020-2021 cohort.

June 1, 2020

Glenn Simmons working in his labGlenn Simmons Jr., PhD, is co-leading an effort to test wastewater across Minnesota. This would help scientists and public health officials see how prevalent the virus is in a given community and understand where the virus is spiking or trending downward.

March 27, 2020

Video still of Rebekah SummersDr. Rebekah Summers shares her experience in the TL1 Translational Research Program, how it has served her research and career goals, and advice for potential applicants to the program in this video and profile. 

March 18, 2020

mailto:umncrsc@umn.educoronavirusCTSI services and resources continue to be available, but we have temporarily transitioned to virtual research support and made some changes to how we operate. You can still reach us via phone (612-625-2874) and email at ctsi@umn.edu.  

February 10, 2020

a stethoscope and computer on a table with line graphs on paperCTSI’s BDAC has partnered with the Association for Clinical and Translational Science's Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design Special Interest Group to create the Biostats4You websiteThe website identifies and reviews biostatistical training tools and resources for medical and public health researchers and professionals who wish to learn more about biostatistics. Learn more about this new biostatistics resource.

December 26, 2019

A woman works with a group on a research project.CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development Core announces a Request for Applications for PReP and A-PReP, two summer career development programs for undergraduate and doctoral-level health sciences students. Learn more and apply for this valuable career development and education opportunity.

November 4, 2019

Dr. Brian SweisCTSI Scholar Brian Sweis, PhD, received the Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience from the Society of Neuroscience for his novel translational research on neuroeconomics applied to psychiatric disorders. Learn more about Dr. Sweis's work and his ongoing participation in the Translational Research Development Program. Congratulations, Dr. Sweis!

October 11, 2019

Learn more from CTSI leadership on what the Clinical Research Support Center offers.Watch a video from CTSI leadership to learn more about how investigators mentor and lead junior faculty to effectively conduct clinical trials, what the CTSI’s Clinical Research Support Center (CRSC) does, and what the next generation of the center will look like. 

October 3, 2019

Casey Johnson, PhD, Melanie Nicol, PharmD, PhD, Alexa Pragman, MD, PhD, Beshay Zordoky, MSc, PhDCTSI welcomes four University of Minnesota Assistant Professors into its K-R01 Transition to Independence research career development program. Congratulations to the 2019 cohort!

October 2, 2019

Poster Session 2019 attendees look at postersThe annual CTSI Poster Session took place on September 16 and was a festive gathering to honor Scholars, mentors, and community-engaged research grantees from two CTSI offices. Based on scientific and community judging, CTSI recognized CTSI-Ed Scholars and CEARCH-supported community grantees with awards for their outstanding work. Congratulations to all our Travel and Community Recognition awardees!

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