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JANUARY 17 - MAY 2, 2017
Lectures on Informatics: An Introduction to Microbial Community Sequencing and Analysis

Time: Tuesdays from 3:00-4:30pm
Location:

LSUHSC Human Development Center, Room 133 or remotely (past & present lectures)

Details: This lecture series will provide an introduction to the sequencing and analysis of microbial communities. We will introduce various sequencing approaches to studying the microbiota in humans, model organisms, and environmental samples with an emphasis on 16S rDNA sequencing. We will cover common sequencing file formats and approaches to performing primary and secondary analysis on them with a focus on the Illumina MiSeq platform. A research data set will be used to provide hands on exercises applying the techniques covered in lectures. We will also discuss approaches to broader assessments of the metagenomics of microbial communities. More info...
Hosted By: LSU Health Sciences Center-New Orleans, Dr. Christopher Taylor
Questions: ctay15@lsuhsc.edu

APRIL 19-21, 2017
Translational Science 2017 (Association for Clinical and Translational Science [ACTS])

Location:

Washington Marriott Wardman Park, Washington DC

Abstract Submission Deadline: January 13, 2017
More info and registration:

http://www.actscience.org/translationalscience

APRIL 24, 2017
LA CaTS Center Annual Planning Retreat

Time: 8:00am-3:30pm
Location:

Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA
C.B. Pennington, Jr. Building

Who should attend: All LA CaTS Center Administrative Leaders and staff, KCA Directors and Co-Directors are required to attend. Other KCA personnel are welcome to attend. This event is open to only LA CaTS Center KCAs and administration.
Hosted By: LA CaTS Center Administrative Core
Details:

This annual retreat focus will be round table discussion to plan for the 2017 External Advisory Committee site visit in May and to plan for activities in Year 1 of the renewal grant period. KCA leaders will be asked to present past progress and plans for the next year to the group.

Questions: info@LACaTS.org or 225-763-2979

APRIL 26, 2017
LA CaTS Baton Rouge Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location:

Pennington Biomedical, Administration Bldg
2nd Floor Presentation Room
Baton Rouge, LA

Open to: Community Advisory Board Members & CEOR Members
Hosted By: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource
Questions: Community@LACaTS.org

MAY 15-16, 2017
LA CaTS Annual External Advisory Committee Meeting & Site Visit

Location:

University Medical Center (UMC), New Orleans, LA

Open to: LA CaTS Center Administration and KCA Directors and Co-Directors are required to attend meetings on both days. LA CaTS Center Internal Advisory Committee members are asked to attend on May 16th but are invited to also attend on May 15th. All other LA CaTS Center staff and LA CaTS Scientific Review Board members are invited to attend both days. Pilot Investigators and Education Scholars are only required to attend the Poster Session (more details TBA).
Details:

Registration & more information to come.

Hosted By: LSUHSC-New Orleans, LA CaTS Administrative Core
Questions: info@LACaTS.org

MAY 19, 2017
LA CaTS Level II Clinical Research Coordinator Training

Time: 8:00am-4:00pm
Location:

Tulane University, Tidewater Building, Room 1708
1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112

Who should attend: To be eligible, participants must have completed the LA CaTS Level I Coordinator Training. They must also: a) have a Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of clinical research experience, or b) have at least 5 years of clinical research experience.
Registration: https://redcap-training.sph.tulane.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=97KKH3FCDN
Details: This interactive training session will consist of case study presentations and discussions with four Principal Investigator (PI) Mentors. Each PI Mentor will have case studies that reflect a specific category in research. Small groups will be assembled to discuss the case studies, while the PI Mentor and experts from IRB, Clinical Research, Compliance, and Legal will be available to offer guidance to the groups.
Questions: email tulaneresearch@tulane.edu or call 504-988-0200

MAY 24, 2017
LA CaTS Baton Rouge Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location:

Pennington Biomedical, Administration Bldg
2nd Floor Presentation Room
Baton Rouge, LA

Open to: Community Advisory Board Members & CEOR Members
Hosted By: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource
Questions: Community@LACaTS.org

JUNE 28, 2017
LA CaTS Baton Rouge Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location:

Pennington Biomedical, Administration Bldg
2nd Floor Presentation Room
Baton Rouge, LA

Open to: Community Advisory Board Members & CEOR Members
Hosted By: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource
Questions: Community@LACaTS.org

JULY 26, 2017
LA CaTS Baton Rouge Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location:

Pennington Biomedical, Administration Bldg
2nd Floor Presentation Room
Baton Rouge, LA

Open to: Community Advisory Board Members & CEOR Members
Hosted By: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource
Questions: Community@LACaTS.org

AUGUST 23, 2017
LA CaTS Baton Rouge Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location:

Pennington Biomedical, Administration Bldg
2nd Floor Presentation Room
Baton Rouge, LA

Open to: Community Advisory Board Members & CEOR Members
Hosted By: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource
Questions: Community@LACaTS.org

SEPTEMBER 27, 2017
LA CaTS Baton Rouge Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location:

Pennington Biomedical, Administration Bldg
2nd Floor Presentation Room
Baton Rouge, LA

Open to: Community Advisory Board Members & CEOR Members
Hosted By: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource
Questions: Community@LACaTS.org

OCTOBER 25, 2017
LA CaTS Baton Rouge Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location:

Pennington Biomedical, Administration Bldg
2nd Floor Presentation Room
Baton Rouge, LA

Open to: Community Advisory Board Members & CEOR Members
Hosted By: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource
Questions: Community@LACaTS.org

NOVEMBER 15, 2017
LA CaTS Baton Rouge Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location:

Pennington Biomedical, Administration Bldg
2nd Floor Presentation Room
Baton Rouge, LA

Open to: Community Advisory Board Members & CEOR Members
Hosted By: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource
Questions: Community@LACaTS.org

DECEMBER 13, 2017
LA CaTS Baton Rouge Community Advisory Board Meeting

Time: 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location:

Pennington Biomedical, Administration Bldg
2nd Floor Presentation Room
Baton Rouge, LA

Open to: Community Advisory Board Members & CEOR Members
Hosted By: LA CaTS Community Engagement & Outreach Resource
Questions: Community@LACaTS.org

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