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December 11, 2007

NIH Peer Review Process; NCBI Field Course Coming to Campus

I've just posted a couple of items on the Biotechnology Information Center News blog, that you may find of interest...

NIH Looks to Revise Peer Review Process to Help Young Researchers
A committee studying ways to improve peer review and grant making at the National Institutes of Health called for major changes on Friday. They include slashing the length of grant applications and placing more weight in grant reviews on the scientific effects of the proposed research. ...

Coming in April: NCBI Field Course
Save the dates! The NCBI trainers will be returning to campus April 17th-18th to present the Field Course to NCBI Resources. The last time this course was presented on Campus (Fall of 2005) over 200 people registered to attend. ...

Have a restful winter break, everybody.

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Prof. Katie Newman
Biotechnology Librarian, Biotechnology Information Center (BIC),
and UIUC Scholarly Communication Officer

Office: 123A Burrill Hall, MC-112
Email: florador@uiuc.edu
Phone: (217) 265-5386
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Posted by mmalliso at December 11, 2007 10:41 AM