Speakers

Monthly Training Grant Breakfasts

Selected Wednesdays at 9:00 AM by Zoom (unless otherwise noted)

January 20, 2022

Special Thursday slot *at 11:00 am*

Topic: Sex as a Biological Variable. Co-led by Annaliese Beery, Assistant Professor of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley; and our own Greg Demas. Stay tuned for a short bit of reading to do ahead of time, to prepare for the conversation.

February 2, 2022

Speaker: Dr. Soni Lacefield, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Indiana University

Topic: “Understanding chromosome segregation failures during mammalian oogenesis”

March 9, 2022

Speaker: Dr. Laura Knudson, Staff Physician, IU Health

Topic: “Gender Affirming Hormone Therapy and Primary Care”

April 27, 2022

Grad Trainee Data Blitz, Swapping Roles. What better way to learn to communicate across our common themes than to present research that’s not your own? Come learn about our trainees’ research in this unique format. Lauren Brunner, Beth Morrison, and Brooke Peckenpaugh.

May 4, 2022

Getting NIH funding as a researcher who doesn’t study humans per se. The conversation will be led by Leslie Weaver (Biology), Soni Lacefield (Biology), Kimberly Rosvall, and other CTRD training faculty. Topics include: how to get started with an NIH grant, what are the different grant types you might apply for post-CTRD, what are the major sections, what even is “innovation”, how to make non-human research relevant to NIH, and more. Come ready with questions to discuss.

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