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PETIT INSTITUTE EVENTS
Petit Institute Seminar
Accurate Decision Support for Patients with Hemorrhage: It’s NOT About Monitoring – It’s About Physiology!
Victor Convertino, PhD - US Army Institute for Surgical Research
June 24, 2014 - Petit Institute 1128 - 11am
   
SHOUT OUTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Acta Biomaterialia
Barker Leads Special Issue on Natural or Biologically Inspired Building Blocks for Biomaterials Design
Includes research articles from authors Barker, Finn, McDevitt, Roy, and Temenoff.

   
COMMUNITY TIPS
Is Twitter Right for Every Scientist? (Hint: It May Be)
Those that use Twitter know that there are thousands of excellent examples of researchers tweeting about their work. Need some advice on best practices?
ON CAMPUS BIO EVENTS
graduate library user education
Writing a Literature Review: Where Research Starts
A class that demystifies the literature review process by carefully outlining it step-by-step.
June 24, 2014 - Library Homer Rice Center - 11am
Atlanta broadening experiences in scientific training (best) 
Science Writing Workshop
Karen Ventii, PhD - Gold Star Communications
June 25, 2014 - Whitaker 1103 - 4pm
institute for electronics & nanotechnology
Institute for Electronics & Nanotechnology (IEN) User Science and Engineering Review & 10th Anniversary of 10 kV Electron Beam Lithography (EBL)
2nd annual USER day and poster session from users of the IEN shared-user labs. 
June 26, 2014 - Marcus Nanotechnology - 8am-5pm
AROUND THE TOWN
Industrial & systems engineering
Health 2.0: Big Data in Healthcare Event
Meeting focused on connecting the Atlanta healthcare technology community.
June 24, 2014 - Atlanta Tech Village - 6pm
medical technology
Forge MedTech Salon
Learn about medical technology, innovation and entrepreneurship over 5 minute mini-talks featuring clinician-innovators from the Centers for Disease Control. RSVP required.
Jun 25, 2014 - Emory School of Medicine - 7pm
atlanta science tavern - young researchers seminar SERIES
Pre-Clinical Models: Advancing Medical Knowledge and Making Human Trials Safer
Alice Li and Tanushree Thote (Guldberg lab) - Georgia Tech & Emory University
July 2, 2014 - Manuel's Tavern - 7pm
BIOENGINEERING & BIOSCIENCE UNIFIED GRADUATE STUDENTS (BBUGS)
BBUGS
New 2014-15 BBUGS Leadership Team Announced

Leadership from four schools / departments make up the 2014-15 BBUGS leadership team. BBUGS is a graduate student organization from a cross-section of Georgia Tech's bio-related schools and departments and the largest graduate student group on campus! 
CAMPUS NEWS
Georgia Tech President’s Sixth Summer Tour to Cover More Than 500 Miles
Georgia Tech President G.P. “Bud” Peterson began his sixth annual tour of the state of Georgia today. President Peterson is traveling 500 miles through middle Georgia to meet with business people, lawmakers, editorial boards, alumni, donors and regents.
Georgia Tech Spotlights Women in Engineering at Washington, D.C. Media Roundtable
Attracting female students into the engineering field is a challenge facing educators, industry and policy makers across the country. Twenty-eight percent of Georgia Tech’s College of Engineering students are female. That compares to the national average of 18 percent.
Diversity Roundtable Gets ‘Authentic about Inclusion’
Regular people telling real stories. That’s what struck Diversity Roundtable first-timer Alan Katz about the 2014 iteration of the discussion-driven workshop on inclusion and diversity hosted by the Office of Human Resources. 
FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
The Role of Microbial Metabolites in Cancer Prevention & Etiology (U01)
Encourages preclinical and clinical research that will describe the effect of microbially generated metabolites in cancer prevention/ progression and the molecular mechanisms underlying these effects.
Partnerships for Innovation: Accelerating Innovation Research - Technology Translation
Provides funding to move previously NSF-funded research results with promising commercial potential along the path toward commercialization.
American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics - David Lehr Award
Supports an investigator who requires “bridging” funds to enhance a grant application for competitive renewal.
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