Miami CTSI


Brendaly Rodríguez, CECD Program Manager and Co-President of the Florida Community Health Worker Coalition, presents at the retreat.

CTSI CECD Program and FL-CHW Coalition Sponsor Research Retreat


On January 21, The Miami CTSI Community Engagement & Cultural Diversity Program (CECD) along with the Florida Community Health Worker Coalition sponsored a Community Health Worker Certification Examination Testing Research Retreat in Orlando, Fla.

From left, Mehrdad Nadji, M.D., David Watkins, Ph.D., Sylvia Daunert, Pharm.D., M.S., Ph.D., Glen N. Barber, Ph.D., Sapna Deo, Ph.D., Mario Stevenson, Ph.D., and Ronald Desrosiers, Ph.D.

Miami CTSI Supports Collaborative Research Team to Study Zika Virus


As the Zika virus outbreak develops as a public health emergency, both internationally and for South Florida, David Watkins, Ph.D., professor and Vice Chair of Research in the Department of Pathology, and a team of top Miller School researchers are rapidly working to develop better diagnostic tests and to understand the virus’s link to neurological complications such as microcephaly.

Feb. 22: Funding Opportunities for Small Businesses and Academic Partners


Florida International University will host a seminar on February 22 for NIH funding programs and resources for  academic innovators and entrepreneurs. Three speakers from the offices of Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer will highlight the options available through the  NIH for support in business and research

Apply for the SECIM Pilot & Feasibility Project Award


The University of Florida’s Southeast Center for Integrated Metabolomics is seeking applicants for its Pilot & Feasibility Project Awards in metabolomics research. Young investigators are encouraged to apply for up to $50,000 in annual support. Applications are due March 15.

Feb 18: Biostatistics Roundtable Session


The Biostatistics Collaboration and Consulting Core (BCCC) is hosting a lunch and learn, roundtable session on *Hypothesis Testing*,Thursday, February 18