Recent RCMI News

Search & Screen Public Meeting Notice on 1/27/2020

The Florida International University Search & Screen Committee (for tenured or tenure track Associate Professor or Full Professor positions) announces a public meeting to which all persons are...

2019-2020 FIU-RCMI Pilot Grants Have Been Awarded

The 2019-2020 FIU-RCMI Pilot Grants have been awarded! Over the past few months, we have highlighted our award recipients. The final project is described below. Brain-based mechanisms for risk and...

FIU-RCMI Health Disparities Research Seminar Series featuring Dr. Sara Nixon

On November 13, Dr. Sara Jo Nixon, Professor and Director of the Center for Addiction Research & Education at University of Florida gave a presentation entitled, "Saucy Women: Exploring Women...

FIU-RCMI Advanced Statistics Workshop Featuring Dr. David Hosmer

On November 8, over 40 researchers attended the FIU-RCMI Advanced Statistics Workshop Series, featuring Dr. David Hosmer, Professor Emeritus, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Dr. Hosmer...

2019-2020 FIU-RCMI Pilot Grants Awarded

The 2019-2020 FIU-RCMI Pilot Grants have been awarded! Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting the recipients and their projects. Examining barriers to accessing...

2019-2020 FIU-RCMI Pilot Grants Awarded

The 2019-2020 FIU-RCMI Pilot Grants have been awarded! Over the next couple of months, we will be highlighting the recipients and their projects. Olfactory function and brain connectivity as...

FIU-RCMI Grant Proposal Development Series featuring Dr. Zoran Bursac

On October 23, Dr. Zoran Bursac, Leader of the FIU-RCMI Research Infrastructure Core, led the Tips on Strengthening the Approach Seminar. This session gave an overview of how to prepare an...

FIU-RCMI Grant Proposal Development Series featuring Dr. Mary Jo Trepka

On October 15, Dr. Mary Jo Trepka, Leader of the FIU-RCMI Investigator Development Core, led the Grant Sections Overview and Review Criteria Seminar. This session provided an in-depth...

FIU-RCMI Professional Development Series featuring Dr. Ken C. Winters

On October 1, Dr. Ken Winters, Consultant to FIU’s Office of Research and Economic Development, led a seminar as part of our FIU-RCMI Professional Development Seminar Series. The workshop, K...

FIU-RCMI Professional Development Series featuring Dr. Eric Wagner

On September 13, Dr. Eric Wagner, FIU-RCMI PI, conducted a Specific Aims Workshop, featuring Drs. Zoran Bursac (Leader of the Research Infrastructure Core) and Mary Jo Trepka (Leader of the...

ACE Project Blog

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Cornell University Designs Innovative Toolkit to Demonstrate Harms of E-Cigarette Use

The Advancing Secondary Science Education Through Tetrahymena (ASSET) program at Cornell University has developed a new learning module kit where high school students can directly test the effects...
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Teen Alcohol and Cigarette Use Decreases, Vaping Nicotine and Marijuana Soars

A New York Times article published last month details new information on youth substance use. The annual Monitoring the Future survey that follows 8th, 10th, and 12th graders showed that...

The ACE Project Reflects on their Productive Year

Since The ACE Project launched two years ago, their team has been extremely successful in achieving new milestones and being involved in their local community. The ACE Project is a National...

FIU-RCMI News Archive

Newsletters

The Weekly Research Digest provides researchers with a list of upcoming training and funding opportunities, both within and external to FIU, along with recent health disparities articles and news.

Weekly Research Digests

The Monthly Newsletter includes updates on FIU-RCMI activities and highlights the accomplishments of FIU-RCMI affiliated researchers.

Notice of Public Meetings

10/10/19- Search & Screen Committee Public Meeting Notice on 11/07/2019

11/14/19- Search & Screen Committee Public Meeting Notice on 12/12/2019

12/20/2019- Search & Screen Committee Public Meeting Notice on 01/09/2020

1/14/2020 & 1/21/2020- Search & Screen Committee Public Meeting Notice on 1/21/2020, 1/22/2020, & 1/23/2020