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OVPR staff is excited about the breakthroughs in research and scholarly accomplishments on our campus. If you have been awarded a grant, submitted a paper for publication or been notified that your research is being published in a scholarly journal, please contact us at so we can share the news with the rest of the OUHSC research community.

"The ORA submission process: A review for new investigators"
New PI Training 04-20-16 Final

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ORA Research News - Monday, January 8, 2018

Oklahoma COBRE in Structural Biology Pilot Project Grant Proposals

Application Deadline March 30, 2018.  For additional information see the attached and go to: Pre-proposal Guidelines.docx?ver=2018-01-08-074729-697 Pilot Project Proposals_Jan2018.pdf?ver=2018-01-08-074743-617


Event: Cancer Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) Program

Date: May 21 to July 13
Application Due: Jan. 15
Apply Here:
Description: The Stephenson Cancer Center established the Cancer Undergraduate Research

Experience (CURE) Program to enable outstanding undergraduate students to work alongside

experienced cancer investigators to encourage their interests in and preparation for careers in

cancer research and medicine. The  CURE Program offers students a chance to receive intensive

hands-on training and experience in active research laboratories over an eight-week summer

program. In addition, the scholars will also be a part of a journal club and many other exciting

opportunities. At the conclusion of the program, students participate in a poster presentation to

gain experience in organizing, interpreting, and discussing their research results.



Twelfth Annual Department of Pediatrics Research Day is Friday, March 9, 2018

Abstracts will be accepted until January 11, 2018

For more complete information see the attached document and go to: PRD Accepting Abstracts Flyer.pdf?ver=2018-01-08-074758-727


Save the Date - ORA Noon Conference

"Introduction to ASSIST"

January 26, 2018

12pm-1pm, LIB299 (Auditorium)

As of December 31, 2017, the Legacy (downloadable PDF) grant application forms will no longer be

available. The Application Submission System & Interface for Submission Tracking (ASSIST) system

will now be used to prepare and submit grant applications electronically to NIH and other Public Health

Service agencies. ASSIST is very user-friendly and catches most errors before submission. This talk

will provide an introduction to ASSIST. No registration is required.



Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center
Graduate and Undergraduate Summer Scholars Program

Application Deadline: January 31, 2018

The Oklahoma Tobacco Research Center at the Stephenson Cancer Center will be offering summer

research training opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to attend a 12-week program

(5/21/2018 to 8/10/2018). This program allows trainees to work under the mentorship of tobacco

investigators in a research setting at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma

City. Trainees will complete a mentored research project which they will present at the end of the term

and will prepare an abstract for submission to a national conference. Trainees will also participate in

seminars and activities covering a diverse array of tobacco and research-related topics. For more

information and to apply, please visit



Event: Stephenson Cancer Center’s Annual Cancer Research Symposium

Date: Friday, February 2, 2018

Location: Samis Education Center, OU Children’s Hospital


Call for Abstracts:

Description: THE ANNUAL CANCER RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM is an annual one-day research

symposium with three different tracks including cancer prevention and control, preclinical translational

research, and clinical and correlative research. The target audience is faculty, staff, graduate students,

and research members.



Pre-Proposal Application for New Phase 1 COBRE Application

OUHSC is eligible to submit one new Phase 1 COBRE application for the January 24, 2019 deadline. 

The COBRE FOA can be found at:

In order to select the most competitive PI and research theme for this COBRE application there will be

an internal competition as described in the attached Guidelines. 

The Pre-Proposal Application is due April 20, 2018.



Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR 2018 Annual State Conference – Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Oklahoma City – for complete information go to:





No new NIH Notices



Please Note:  When only one application is allowed per Institution according to the sponsor

instructions, a one-page letter of intent summarizing the proposed project should be submitted

to the Vice President for Research at least one month prior to the application deadline (unless

otherwise noted).  The letters of intent will be reviewed and a single application will be chosen  

for submission from the University.




No new NIH Deadlines