|UIC Psychiatry Department News|
August 12, 2011
Sundermann Receives CRWG Dissertation Award
The UIC Center for Research on Women and Gender has awarded graduate student Erin Sundermann with a 2011 Alice J. Dan Dissertation Award for her research funded through the Women’s Mental Health Research Program on "Genetic Predictors of Cognition in Women with HIV" (Pauline Maki, PhD, advisor). The annual Alice J. Dan Dissertation Research Award encourages original and significant research about gender and/or women by UIC doctoral students. Support for the Dan Dissertation Award Endowment can be provided at: http://www.uic.edu/depts/crwg/give.shtml or through automatic payroll deduction using this form: http://tigger.uic.edu/depts/development/giving/Payroll%20Deduction%20Form.pdf
POSTER DEADLINE: Research Posters Due August 19th for Second Annual Research Extravaganza
Maki Moderates HIV and Aging Conference
The Chicago Developmental Center for AIDS Research (D-CFAR) hosted their first “Scientific Retreat on HIV and Aging” on August 15, 2011 at Rush University Medical Center. The three Chicago D-CFAR institutions include: University of Illinois at Chicago; Rush University Medical Center; and Cook County Health and Hospitals System. Pauline Maki, PhD is the leader of the HIV and Aging Emphasis Area of the Chicago DCFAR, and served as Moderator for the retreat. The program included presentations on: Current Research on HIV/AIDS and Aging, New Ideas for HIV Aging Research, Aging Research at Chicago D-CFAR Institutions, Access to Samples for Studies, and Round Table Discussions.
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Information Sessions
The UIC’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) newsletter reports the Graduate College will be holding NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Information Sessions on the following dates in Room 650, University Hall, 601 S. Morgan:
You must register online to attend an information session. Each session has twenty seats available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information and to register, visit: http://grad.uic.edu/cms/?pid=1000487.
October Clinical Research Training Module Dates
The UIC’s Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) newsletter reports new training modules for Clinical Research Personnel responsible for clinical research studies will be held October 14, 21, and 28. This is being organized by CCTS, OVCR and the UIC Clinical Research Forum. Program descriptions and registration details will be available at: