Dr. Esam El-Fakahany discusses research with a former Scholar at a past Poster Session

Junior faculty training programs welcome new Scholars for 2021

Meet the seven Scholars joining two CTSI junior faculty training programs, the K-R01 Transition to Independence Program and Pre-K Discovery Scholars Program, in 2021.
Mothers Leading Science

Leadership program welcomes twelve researcher-moms

The Mothers Leading Science leadership development program welcomes twelve female faculty and health science researchers to the 2020-2021 cohort. Members of the cohort will receive leadership training, participate in vital monthly…
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CTSI honors sixteen travel awardees during 2020 Poster Session

The 2020 CTSI Poster Session honored mentors, Scholars, and community-engaged research grantees supported by two CTSI offices: the Research Education, Training, and Career Development core (CTSI-Ed) and the Community Engagement to Advance…
Jayne Fulkerson and Glenn Simmons

2020 Mentors of the Year honored at the annual Poster Session

In September, CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development Core (CTSI-Ed) recognized two outstanding mentors as Mentors of the Year during the annual Poster Session. Mentor of the Year: Jayne Fulkerson, PhD Outstanding…
Career Development Programs

Seventeen UMN faculty and trainees receive CTSI career development awards

CTSI has welcomed 17 scholars into career development programs designed to help advance the University of Minnesota’s rising stars in health research. Each program focuses on a unique stage of a researcher’s career, with multidisciplinary…
Jiwoo Lee and Arianne Baldomero

CTSI welcomes 2020 KL2 Scholars

CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development Core (CTSI-Ed) is pleased to welcome two Scholars to the KL2 Scholars Career Development Program. 

UMN researcher develops a COVID-19 tracking strategy with underserved communities in mind

To monitor the spread of COVID-19, researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School in Duluth are turning to an unconventional indicator: sewage.  Glenn Simmons Jr., PhD, is co-leading an effort to test wastewater across…
Rebekah Summers

Scholar learns to translate research into care through TL1 Translational Research Program

When Department of Neurology researcher Rebekah Summers, DPT, PhD, first applied to CTSI’s TL1 Translational Research program for predoctoral students and postdoctoral fellows, she hoped for funding for her postdoctoral research. Now a TL1…
Inaugural Cohort

Inaugural cohort of team science leadership program concludes with presentations and ceremony

In January of 2020, the inaugural Northern Leadership for Innovative Team Science (NLITeS) cohort completed their year-long program. Presentations on team science projects and a celebratory reception marked the occasion.
Brian Sweis

Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience awarded to CTSI Scholar

 CTSI Scholar Brian Sweis, PhD, received the Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience from the Society of Neuroscience for his novel translational research on neuroeconomics applied to psychiatric disorders. The Lindsley Prize is awarded…

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