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March 7, 2018
Tragedy Propels Neuroscience Career
Nicole Baganz, Ph.D., director of community engagement and programming at the FAU Brain Institute and research assistant professor in the College of Medicine, shares her story about what sparked her neuroscience career and what inspires her to share her expertise with the community. READ MORE.

To order print copies of Owl Research & Innovation magazine, click here.
Inspiring and Educating Data Scientists
Behnaz Ghoraani, Ph.D., assistant professor and I-SENSE fellow, recently gave a talk at the Women in Data Science conference in Miami. She discussed advancements in adaptive feature extraction and artificial intelligence in computer-assisted clinical decisions making systems.
Students Making a Difference: Call for Proposals
The Institute for Sensing and Embedded Network Systems Engineering is accepting applications for its new student grants fund. All majors are encouraged to apply by the March 16 deadline. READ MORE.
Communicating Science, Better
The College of Science recently sponsored an American Association for the Advancement of Science workshop on how to better communicate to lay audiences. Dean Ata Sarajedini gave opening remarks. If you missed this or prior workshops, be the first to register for the April 17 workshop.
Business Center Visit Reveals Potential for Collaboration
Division of Research staff toured the Florida Small Business Development Center at FAU in Fort Lauderdale last week, gaining insight into its programs and collaboration opportunities. READ MORE.
Research Resource
The Florida Research Development Alliance offers a list of core facilities and services available to researchers across the state. READ MORE.
Recent Sponsored Research Awards
Investigator Name and Project
Sponsor Name and Total Anticipated Funding
Sarah Milton
Impacts of UV-B Light Therapy on Vitamin D and Immune Responsiveness in FP Turtles
FAU Foundation/Friends of Gumbo Limbo
James Galvin
A Multi-Site Cluster RCT of the Dementia Symptom Management at Home Programs
New York University
Alex Keene
Development of Genetic Tools for Functional Analysis of Sleep in Cavefish
National Institutes of Health
To see more recent awards, scroll down in the digital magazine  here.
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4 p.m. March 13, MC-17 #119
Video conference available
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. March 15
SE-43 first floor foyer
3:30 p.m. March 16, BC-71 #126
11 a.m. - noon March 22, EE #303
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. March 23
Wimberly Library 5th floor
11 a.m. - noon March 26, EE #303
10 - 11:30 a.m. March 28, OD #101
8:30 - 4 p.m. March 30
Live Oak Paviion and Grand Palm Room
Deadline for poster submission: March 19
Due: April 13

Multiple criminal justice funding opportunities are currently available, many of which have due dates in Spring 2018. For details, click here.
Expand Your Search for Research Funding 
To find funding opportunities, visit GrantForward. To find university-based resources, expertise and collaborators, use Florida ExpertNet. Click on the images below.
Now, more than ever, it's important to broadcast your scientific and scholarly achievements.

Please send research news and accomplishments to 
Luis F. Perez or Beth C. Barak   here .
Funding graphic created by  Freepik.