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Spring 2016

May 2, 2016

Designate the CMI in PINS

Designation of the CMI in PINS ( is an important means for us to track the impact of the CMI WITHOUT impacting indirect costs returns. Those returns will go through your college and department as usual. This is a way to keep track of the impact of the CMI. If you are a NC State faculty… 

Apr 26, 2016

CMI Promotion Encouraged

Increasing external recognition of the CMI remains essential.  Faculty members are reminded to acknowledge the CMI in posters, presentations, publications, abstracts and grants. For copies of the CMI logo, our NC State members with Google, please go to: For our other members, please contact Linda Costine ( If your lab is participating in a newsworthy… 

Apr 6, 2016

TGG/CMI Undergraduate Summer Internships

By Dr. Trudy Mackay Faculty from the Translational Genetics and Genomics (TGG) Program met bi-weekly during the Fall 2015 semester to develop ideas for eight collaborative research projects between at least two CMI members to launch in the 2016 Spring semester, involving undergraduate students majoring in Genetics. We held a ‘speed-dating’ event the evening of… 

Mar 17, 2016

CMI Award for Chemistry at the Interface of Medicine

The Emerging and Infectious Disease Program of the CMI sponsored the Award for Chemistry at Interface for Medicine on March 4, 2016 held at the Sheraton Raleigh Hotel.   Leslie Wilson won the award at this annual graduate poster session sponsored by the Chemistry Department.  She was representing Leslie Somber’s Research Group (  This event provides… 

Mar 15, 2016

EID/CMI Innovation Research Awards Program

The first seed grant competition for the Emerging and Infectious Disease Program was held on March 3rd. It was a successful event attended by 30 faculty members representing North Carolina State University, Duke University and University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. A total of six grant proposals were presented and three $10,000 grants were awarded at the… 

Mar 15, 2016

Award Winning Poster-Research Funded by CMI

  CMI is proud to announce that on March 4, 2016, Dr. Keara Boss won an abstract award in the Experimental Therapeutics category at the Consortium for Canine Comparative Oncology (C3O) Symposium.  This research was funded through our 2014-2015 Meet and Greet Pilot Project funding mechanism and involved researchers from North Carolina State University and…