Research Seminar Series

Research Seminar Series 2015-2016

Online registration is available at http://www.research.msstate.edu/workshops


Life Cycle of a Proposal

Date: Thursday, April 6, 2017
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Location: Bost Theater

Presenter: Kevin Enroth - Senior Grants and Contracts Administrator, Office of Sponsored Projects
Blair Reed - Grants and Contract Administration, Office of Sponsored Projects

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NSF MOCK REVIEW PANEL

Date:Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Time: 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Bost Theater

Presenter: Dr. Drew Hamilton, Professor in Computer Science and Engineering and also Director of the Center for Cyber Innovation

[ PDF handout ]


The Graduate Research Assistant: Roles, Responsibilities and Rewards

Date:Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Time: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Theater

Presenter: Stephanie Hyche - Associate Director, Office of Sponsored Projects

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Money Management - How to Stretch Your Grant Proposal Budget

Date:Thursday, March 2, 2017
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Theater

Presenter:Jennifer Easley - Director, Office of Sponsored Projects
Natalie Carpenter - Administrative Assistant, Office of Sponsored Projects

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Should I Contact the Program Officer?

Date:Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Theater

Presenter:Dr. Teresa Gammill - Assistant Vice President for Research, Office of Research and Economic Development
Dr. Alexandra Hui - Associate Professor, History

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Writing a Grant: Frequently Asked Questions

Date:Thursday, February 16, 2017
Time: 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Theater

Presenter: Stephanie Hyche - Associate Director
Angie Templeton - Grants and Contracts Administrator
Kevin Enroth - Senior Grants and Contracts Administrator
Lele Newell - Senior Grants and Contracts Administrator
Office of Sponsored Projects

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MSU Libraries: Your Research Partner!

Date:Tuesday, February 7, 2017
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Fowlkes Auditorium, Colvard Student Union

Presenter: Dr. Deborah Lee - Professor and Coordinator, Graduate Student Services, MSU Libraries

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National Science Foundation Program Officer

Date:Monday, February 6, 2017
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Fowlkes Auditorium, Colvard Student Union

Presenter: Dr. Marie Cornwall, Program Officer
Division of Social and Economic Science
National Science Foundation

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Writing a Compelling Proposal

Date:Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Time: 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Theater

Presenter: Stephanie Hyche - Associate Director, Office of Sponsored Projects

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Life After Graduation: Opportunities and Resources for International Students

Date:Thursday, January 19, 2017
Time: 4 - 6:00 p.m.
Location: Bost Theater

Presenter: Shauncey Hill - Director, International Research Development
Emiko Tezuka - Japenese LEAP Intern, International Institute
Kendrick Johnson - Student Advisor, International Services
Scott Maynard - Director, Career Services
Sava Kolev - Assistant Director, The Writing Center

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Using Real-World Problems in the Classroom to Grow Industry Partnerships

Date:Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Time: 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Theater

Presenter: Kathy Gelston - Associate Vice President for Corporate Engagement & Economic Development
Office of Research and Economic Development
Reuben Burch - Assistant Professor
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Developing a Joint Research Plan with a Corporation: A Case Study

Date:Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Time: 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Theater

Presenter: Kathy Gelston - Associate Vice President for Corporate Engagement & Economic Development
Office of Research and Economic Development
Reuben Burch - Assistant Professor
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Exploring the CRA, CPRA and CFRA

Date:Monday, November 21, 2016
Time: 2 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Theater

Presenter: Jennifer Easley, Director, Office of Sponsored Projects

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Federal Funding Overview

Date:Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Time: 1 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Theater

Presenter:Erika Thompson, Interim Executive Director
Nyala Watkins, Senior Program Advisor

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Grants Resource Center (GRC) Services Overview

Date:Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Bost Theater

Presenter:Erika Thompson, Interim Executive Director
Nyala Watkins, Senior Program Advisor

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Grants for Grads: Writing Your Way to Successfully Funded Projects

Date:Thursday, October 20, 2016
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Bost Theater

Presenter: Kari Babski Reeves
Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies, Bagley College of Engineering
Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
IRB Chair

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Cybercrime: Can You Recognize It?

Date:Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Time: 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Fowlkes Auditorium, Colvard Union

Presenter: Tom Ritter, Security and Compliance Officer in the Office of the Chief Information Officer
Drew Hamilton, Director of the Center for Cyber Innovations

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Budget Building Workshop

Date:Monday, October 10, 2016
Time: 2:30 - 4:00 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Christy Bischoff, Grants and Contracts Administrator in the Office of Sponsored Projects
Justin Stidham, Grants and Contracts Administrator in the Office of Sponsored Projects

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Funding Opportunities for Young Investigators

Date:Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Jennifer Easley, Director, Office of Sponsored Projects

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Recent University EH&S Audits and Accidents: Could This Have Been Your Lab?

Date:Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Time: 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Environmental Health and Safety Staff

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Proposal Services A to Z

Date:Thursday, September 8, 2016
Time: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Stephanie Hyche, Associate Director, Office of Sponsored Projects

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Writing Your First Grant Proposal

Date:Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Julia Osman, Assistant Professor, History
Edwin Webster, Associate Professor, Chemistry
Lori Neuenfeldt, Gallery Director, Art
Leslie Burger, Assistant Extension Professor, FWRC

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Research Administration 101: What (Graduate) Students Need to Know about Working on Sponsored Projects

Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Stephanie Hyche, Assistant Director, Sponsored Programs Administration

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No Researcher Left Behind: Funding Opportunities with the U.S. Department of Education

Date: Thursday, April 21, 2016
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Stephanie Hyche, Associate Director, Sponsored Programs Administration

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Corporate Engagement 101: A Boot Camp for Working with Industry

Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Kathy Gelston, Associate Vice President for Corporate Engagement and Economic Development

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Federal Program Officer: Steve Ellis, NSF

Date: Monday, April 4, 2016
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Steve Ellis, Division of Integrative Organismal Systems, Program Director, Physiological and Structural Systems, National Science Foundation

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SBIR/STTR Funding Mechanisms

Date: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Time:2:30-4 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Drew Hamilton, Director, Center for Cyber Innovation and Ed Luke, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

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Sponsored Projects Purchasing and Contracting: What You Need to Know

Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016
Time:3-4:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Don Buffum, Director, Procurement & Contracts and Penny French, Senior Grants & Contracts Administrator, Sponsored Programs Administration

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Federal Program Officer: Tingyu Li, NSF

Date: Monday, April 11, 2016
Time:10-11:30 a.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Tingyu Li, Directorate of Mathematical and Physical Sciences/Chemistry, Program Director, Division of Chemistry, Chemical Structure, Dynamics, Mechanism, Optics and Photonics, National Science Foundation

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Insider Threat: The Danger from Within

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Time: 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Neil Lewis, Director, Office of Research Security

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Writing the NIH and NSF Biosketch

Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: CAVS Seminar Room

Presenters: Deborah Lee, Professor and Coordinator, Graduate Student Services, MSU Libraries and Stacy Kastner, Associate Director, The Writing Center and Assistant Professor, Department of English

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Departmental Research Administration Workshop

Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenters: Brandy Akers, Business Operations Director, High Performance Computing Collaboratory and Courtney Blaylock, Accountant, Dean of Engineering

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Federal Agency Update

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Time: 2:30-4 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Jennifer Easley, Director, Sponsored Programs Administration

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NIH Program Officers

Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenters: Katherine Jung and Abraham Bautista, National Institutes of Health

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Establishing Effective Working Relationships between Faculty and Students in the Laboratory

Date: Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Dr. Jan Chambers, Professor, CVM Basic Sciences, and Director, Center for Environmental Health Sciences

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NIH Mock Panel Review: Do's and Don'ts of Writing NIH Grants

Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016
Time: 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Dr. Stephen Pruett, Professor and Head, CVM Basic Science Department

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Basics in Writing a Proposal: For the Beginner

Date: Thursday, January 21, 2016
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Teresa Gammill, Assistant Vice President for Research and Donna Reese, Department Head, Computer Science and Engineering

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Working with the MSU Research & Technology Corp. on Industry Contracts

Date: Thursday, January 14, 2016
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Marc McGee, Director, MSU Research & Technology Corp.

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Overview of Funds and Accounts (FOAPALs), General Ledger Review, and Cost Sharing

Date: Monday, November 16, 2015
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Sandy Williamson, Executive Director of Research Fiscal Affairs

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SciENcv: Building Your CV and Biographical Sketch

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Time: 3-4:30 p.m.
Location: Fowlkes Auditorium, Colvard Student Union

Presenter: Deborah Lee, Professor and Coordinator, Graduate Student Services, Mitchell Memorial Library

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Managing Property on Sponsored Projects

Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Time: 10-11:30 a.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenters: Jennifer Easley, Sponsored Programs Administration; Sharon Hamlin, Receiving and Property Control; Denise Peeples, Sponsored Programs Accounting

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Proactive Strategies in Cyber Security: Are You Ready?

Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Moderator: Dave Dampier, Distributed Analytics and Security Institute

Panelists: Tom Ritter, Office of the Chief Information Officer; Trey Breckenridge, High Performance Computing Collaboratory; Wes McGrew, Distributed Analytics and Security Institute; and Rob Crossler, Department of Management and Information Systems

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Disclosing the Innovation: The Disclosure Process

Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Kris McCandless, Office of Technology Management

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Navigating Banner for Grants and Contracts

Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenters: Jennifer Easley, Sponsored Programs Administration and Denise Peeples, Sponsored Programs Accounting

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Introduction to Export Control: The Basics

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015
Time: 1:30-3 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Neil Lewis, Director, Office of Research Security

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Fiscal Aspects of Grant Management: Cradle to Grave What to Do

Date: Thursday, October 8, 2015
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Sandy Williamson, Executive Director, Research Fiscal Affairs

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Avoiding Trouble with International Travel

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Time: 1:30-3 p.m.
Location: Bost Extension Center Theater

Presenter: Neil Lewis, Director, Office of Research Security

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Navigating NSF: A Primer and Refresher on National Science Foundation Priorities, Programs, Policies and Processes

Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time: 2-3:30 p.m.
Location: Colvard Student Union, Foster Ballroom

Presenters: Stephanie Hyche, Assistant Director, and Becky Bassett, Grants and Contracts Administrator, Sponsored Programs Administration

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Writing the Research Project for Fellowship and Grant Proposals

Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: Colvard Student Union, Foster Ballroom

Presenter: Lori Bruce, Graduate School Dean and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

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