Research mentor

September 23, 2015

Laurel Davis and Nancy Raymond accepting award on Rebecca Shlafer's behalfOn Thursday evening, CTSI honored Rebecca Shlafer, PhD, with the second annual Outstanding Junior Mentor award (shown at right: Laurel Davis, a mentee of Dr. Shlafer, accepts the award on her behalf).

August 21, 2015

Kola OkuyemiCTSI recently appointed Kola Okuyemi, MD, MPH, as Director of the K to R01 Transition to Independence Program, a two-year career development program that aims to place junior investigators with K awards further on the path to be competitive for R01 awards. 

He will also assist in recruiting scholars from diverse backgrounds and promoting diversity-related activities for CTSI as a whole.

August 19, 2015

From undergrad to global health researcher: Former scholar Sudip Bhandari's translational path.“The Undergraduate Research Program was a springboard into my research career. I gained a strong understanding of how to conduct public health studies, along with a mindset that’s focused on making a real-world impact with research.”

- Sudip Bhandari, Undergraduate Research Program (URP) scholar

July 16, 2015

Former scholar Jamie Morrissette (shown with Senator Amy Klobuchar) presents her research project on Capitol Hill.“Sharing my research with our nation’s policy-makers was a thrilling opportunity, and one that I couldn’t imagine having before I got involved with the Undergraduate Research Program.”

- Undergraduate student and CTSI scholar Jamie Morrissette, on presenting her research to legislators on Capitol Hill.

November 25, 2014

Kelvin Lim receiving awardLast evening at the CTSI Poster Session and Reception, CTSI recognized Kelvin O. Lim, MD, with the third annual Mentor of the Year Award, as well as Alicia Allen, PhD, with the Outstanding Junior Mentor Award, a new award that recognizes mentors with the rank of assistant professor. 

June 2, 2014

Mentorship. Resources. Educational seminars. These are just a few things that came to mind when we asked researchers how the Clinical and Translational Science Institute helped them be more successful.

October 2, 2013

CTSI presentationThe University of Minnesota is known for its brilliant researchers who make groundbreaking research discoveries all the time. But last night, the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) celebrated a specific, very remarkable subset of researchers - those committed to bringing their discoveries into practice.

October 2, 2013

Carol Lange and Tucker LebienCTSI honored Carol Lange, PhD, with the 2013 Mentor of the Year Award on Tuesday evening. Dr. Lange accepted the award from Dr. Tucker LeBien, PhD, (shown) in front of a crowd of students, faculty, staff and community members at the CTSI Poster Session and Reception.

September 17, 2012

Betsy SeaquistDr. Seaquist is Professor of Medicine and holds the Pennock Family Chair in Diabetes Research. Her research focuses on the effect of diabetes on brain metabolism, structure and function. Dr. Seaquist directs the University of Minnesota site for the ACCORD (Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes) Trial and is Principal Investigator on an NIH training grant for fellows in endocrinology and diabetes.