Lessons Learned: Chemical Exposure. While checking on the progress of an ongoing gas sensor test a post-doctoral researcher was exposed to a chemical known as cadaverine when an over pressurization event dislodged a flask stopper spraying the chemical onto the post doc's face.
Faculty, institutional veterinarians, certain research staff, and other University of Utah employees who are required to obtain a DEA registration number as part of their official University of Utah duties (collectively RESEARCHER) are exempt from paying application or renewal fees, so long as the RESEARCHER is acting within the scope of his or her official state duties and his or her only direct compensation is provided by an agency of the State of Utah (e.g., University of Utah, University of Utah School of Medicine, University of Utah College of Pharmacy, etc.).
Dear Colleagues, The Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) and the Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC) are hosting a series of town hall presentations to discuss exciting new updates and services at TVC. In addition, we will discuss proposed adjustments to existing policies in order to address historical barriers to commercialization, align the University with best practices at other top-tier research institutions, support a thriving culture of innovation, and establish more tools and resources for future generations of researchers and entrepreneurs at the University of Utah.
NEXUS’ Core Facilities at Gardner Commons house a Focus Group Room. The room has a projection screen for groups, can record audio/video in the attached observation room which is separated via a two-way mirror and opens new avenues of research with individuals of diverse groups.
The Office of the Vice President for Research’s Seed Grant Program is currently running. The goal of the seed program is to support investigators collecting preliminary data that can be leveraged for extramural grant applications. For questions on eligibility and applications please reach out to your college’s Associate Dean for Research.