UAMS Faculty Published 29 Articles in High-Impact Journals in 2022
Development Enhancement Awards for Proposals (DEAP) Grant Program
This program supports investigators who have favorably scored applications for a resubmission. This year, eight faculty members were funded for a total of $200,000. We thank the UAMS Research Committee for reviewing the applications on a rotating basis. Angela Odle, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Developmental Sciences, College of Medicine “Metabolic Programming of Female […]
VCRI Equipment Grant Awards
The VCRI equipment grant program recently funded the purchase of four pieces of equipment, for a total of over $170,000.
Meet and Greet Our Summer Research Scholars – An Ice Cream Treat
Over 100 Research students, staff and faculty enjoyed ice cream from Loblolly Creamery on June 7. The event was held to “meet and greet” the summer research scholars.
QIAGEN IPA Pathway Analysis Update Presentations
On Friday, June 3, UAMS hosted two presentations by QIAGEN Digital Insights. This program has been supported by the Vice Chancellors for Research and Innovation at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. The morning session focused on introducing a software called CLC Genomics Workbench for bulk and […]
Bioventures Award Announcement
BioVentures LLC is pleased to introduce the BioVentures Development Award Program. This new funding mechanism is designed to accelerate the pace of development of highly innovative nascent technologies and to support entrepreneurship activity at UAMS. These one-year awards are jointly funded by BioVentures LLC, the UAMS Vice Chancellor’s Office for Research, and the UAMS College […]
New DLAM Per Diems
To better provide high quality care for the research animals and continue to facilitate animal research at UAMS, we are adjusting our per diems for the next fiscal year — effective July 1, 2022. We will evaluate per diems annually but for budgeting purposes, please anticipate an annual increase in per diems of 3%.
VCRI Pioneer Awards
This new internal funding mechanism is designed to promote the development of pioneering research. It is intended for early- or conceptual-stage projects that lead to the development of highly innovative, untested, and potentially groundbreaking concepts. Three categories of awards are funded, for a total of $275,000. Initial grant period is 12 months with opportunities for […]
QIAGEN Presentations on June 3
On Friday, June 3, we will be hosting presentations by QIAGEN Digital Insights. There are two sessions, each to be held at UAMS in the Jo Ellen Ford Auditorium at the Donald W. Reynolds Institute of Aging (629 Jack Stephens Dr, Little Rock, AR 72205). A Zoom link will also be provided for those who […]
Recent Faculty Awards
Provost’s Innovator Awards PIA funding is intended for exceptionally creative investigators who propose groundbreaking, innovative, high-impact projects that are likely to establish new clinical approaches or achieve rapid commercialization. Proposals were reviewed by the UAMS and BioVentures Research Committee. Each PI was awarded $25,000. Lisa Brents, Ph.D. Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Pharmacology and ToxicologyCollege of Medicine“Development […]