UAMS Research Expo Draws a Virtual Crowd

By David Robinson

Sponsored by the UAMS Translational Research Institute (TRI), the event included overviews of up to five minutes from representatives of the research services. Attendees were able to drop into the event to hear scheduled presentations and ask questions via the written comments feature in Zoom. UAMS T-shirts were given away as door prizes, and Yuet-Kin “Ricky” Leung, Ph.D., won the Grand Door Prize, a manuscript submission fee to be paid by TRI.

Attendees expressed their appreciation anonymously in TRI’s feedback survey. “The brief presentations provided a snapshot of many of the resources available at UAMS, several of which I learned about for the first time,” one attendee said.

The UAMS research resources and services presentations: Translational Research Institute (TRI); Office of Research & Sponsored Programs; Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC); Office of Research Regulatory Affairs; Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DLAM): Office of Research Compliance; TRI Mock Study Section; Participant Registry; Institute for Digital Health and Innovation (IDHI); TRI Community Engagement; TRI TL1/ Translational Workforce Development; TRI Research Budget Development; TRI KL2 Mentored Research Career Development Award Program; TRI Pilot Award Program; UAMS Research Pharmacy; TRI Comprehensive Informatics Resource Center; Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute; BioVentures; Institutional Review Board (IRB); TRI Research Regulatory Support; Clinical Trials Innovation Unit (CTIU); Center for High Performance Computing; Implementation Science; Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC); Arkansas Children’s Research Institute.