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CISO Helen Patton honored as Executive of the Year

Fri, 16th November, 2018

CISO Helen Patton honored as ISE® North American Executive of the Year

Award won by Helen Patton

The Information Security Executive® (ISE®) awards program recently recognized Chief Information Security Officer Helen Patton as ISE® North American Executive of the Year in the Academic/Public division. She was honored during the ISE® North America Leadership Summit and Awards held in Chicago on November 8-9.

Recognized as the industry’s most prestigious IT Security award, the ISE® Awards Program has become the most anticipated awards program for security executives and their project teams from across the U.S. The awards recognize the information security executives and teams who demonstrate outstanding leadership in risk management, data asset protection, regulatory compliance, privacy, and network security.

Unique to the ISE® North America Awards, both executive and project divisions offer recognition within industry classification, including Commercial, Financial Services, Health Care and Academic/Public Sector. ISE® previously honored Ohio State’s Enterprise Security team in 2015 for the Information Security Framework Project.

Congratulations, Helen!

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Ohio State ADVANCE and Proposal Development Office Welcome Assistant Director of Engineering at NSF to Campus

Tue, 13th November, 2018

On November 15th, Ohio State ADVANCE and the Proposal Development Office will host Dawn Tilbury, Assistant Director for Engineering at the National Science Foundation.  Dr. Tilbury will present two talks and meet with junior faculty. Her first talk, “Engineering at the National Science Foundation: Big Ideas, Emerging Frontiers, ERCs and More”, will provide an overview on NSF-funded programs and cross-disciplinary, convergent research. The second talk, “Broader Impacts and Broadening Participation: Opportunities and Priorities at the National Science Foundation”, will highlight collaborative participation across disciplines with a specific focus on the NSF Includes program and National Network.

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REACH for Commercialization™ to be featured on GUIRR Webinar

Fri, 9th November, 2018

The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine’s Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable (GUIRR)  is hosting a webinar on November 29th at 1 PM entitled, “REACH for Commercialization™: A Program for Women Inventors”.

Recent data reveal that fewer than 20% of issued U.S. patents name at least one woman inventor and less than 8% of issued U.S. patents list a woman as the primary inventor. Research out of the The Ohio State University shows that the pipeline of inventors is more gender balanced, but that women drop out of the commercialization process because of systemic barriers that can be addressed. GUIRR will host a webinar with Mary Juhas, director of the REACH for CommercializationTM program, and Ohio State ADVANCE Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Caroline Crisafulli to discuss how to dismantle these systemic barriers for women innovators and to address this persistent gender gap across academia, industry, and government.

REACH for CommercializationTM is a program developed at The Ohio State University. The cohort-based model was first introduced in 2010 under the support of the National Science Foundation’s ADVANCE Institutional Transformation program. The program has been expanded and refined to offer personalized consultation. The engagement of an entrepreneur-in-residence and development of a close partnership with Rev1Ventures, an investor startup studio, have resulted in a significant increase in commercialization activity.

Visit the GUIRR website to register for the webinar.

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ADVANCE Faculty Research Lecture: Biobehavioral Aspects of Cancer

Fri, 2nd November, 2018

Ohio State ADVANCE Faculty Research Lecture Series continues on Monday, November 5th  from 4 – 5 PM at the Research Commons, 18th Ave. Library (3rd Floor). Come and hear from our featured lecturer, Barbara Andersen, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Department of Psychology and her talk entitled, Biobehavioral Aspects of Cancer.

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While we hope you can attend in person, should your schedule not permit you to do so, please use the below link to participate via CarmenConnect: carmenconnect.osu.edu/advance-andersen

Remote users will also need to have Adobe Flash player installed on their computer in order to join the webcast.

Upcoming Faculty Lectures: Save the Date
All events will take place at the same time and location.

January 14, 2019
Getting Where You Want To Be: Sharing Your Aspirations
Featured Lecturer: Alicia Bertone, DVM, PhD; Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate School

February 5, 2019
The Rise of Women in Academia: Personal and Scholarly Insights
Featured Lecturer: Claudia Buchmann, PhD; Professor and Chair, Department of Sociology

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BETHA grant competition proposal

Thu, 25th October, 2018

Full-time assistant, associate and full professors at Ohio State are invited to submit proposals for the 2019 Battelle Engineering, Technology and Human Affairs (BETHA) Endowment awards. The annual competition, funded by Battelle Memorial Institute, awards three to six projects (from $10,000 to $60,000) that examine the impact of science and technology on individuals and society. Emphasis is placed on educational/public service programs and collaborative projects. Submission deadline is Tuesday (11/27).

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Wysocki awarded $6.8 million NIH P41 grant

Tue, 23rd October, 2018

The National Institutes of Health has awarded a $6.8 million P41 grant to create a national Resource for Native Mass Spectrometry Guided Structural Biology. Led by Vicki Wysocki, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, Ohio Eminent Scholar and director of the Campus Chemical Instrument Center, the resource will develop advanced scientific instrumentation and computational tools for structural characterization of biomacromolecules. Ohio State co-investigators include faculty members Susan Olesik, Abraham Badu-Tawiah and Steffen Lindert.
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Attend Women in STEMM Alumni Society Event on Empowering Girls and Women in STEMM

Mon, 15th October, 2018

The Ohio State University Women in STEMM Alumni Society invites students and alumni to join them on Monday October 22nd from 6-8:30pm at the Longaberger Alumni House for a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Nicole Nieto of the OSU ADVANCE office, along with current OSU STEMM faculty, on empowering girls and women seeking education and careers in STEMM. Afterwards, network with local STEMM alumni. Registration is required to attend and covers parking, panel and networking, and a pizza dinner. We welcome all who support women in STEMM.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/unhidden-figures-a-panel-discussion-on-women-in-stemm-tickets-50397750027

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Giurgescu awarded $1.8 million NIH/NINR R01 grant

Fri, 12th October, 2018

The National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Nursing Research (NIH/NINR) has awarded a $1.8 million R01 grant to fund the study titled, “Paternal Role in Adverse Birth Outcomes in Black Families.” The multiple-PI grant was awarded to Carmen Giurgescu, associate professor, Ohio State’s College of Nursing, Cleopatra Caldwell of University of Michigan and Dawn Phillips Misra, Wayne State University.
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McDaniel awarded $2.8 million NIH/NOA R01 grant

Thu, 11th October, 2018

The National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging has awarded a five-year, $2.8 million R01 grant to fund the study, “Impact of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Oral Therapy on Healing of Chronic Venous Leg Ulcers in Older Adults.” Jodi McDaniel, associate professor and graduate studies committee chair in the College of Nursing, was honored as the recipient of the grant.
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Accelerator Awards open for fall funding round

Wed, 10th October, 2018

The Accelerator Awards program provides Ohio State researchers with up to $100,000 to advance and further develop promising technologies and bring them closer to market. Researchers can use these funds for concept development, prototyping, coding, market studies and customer validation efforts. Researchers who have disclosed their inventions to the Technology Commercialization Office are eligible for the award. Deadline to apply is Friday, October 26th at 10 p.m.
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