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February 10-16, 2014 Volume 06 Issue 06


Announcing an MBI Gift Matching Opportunity to promote research training through fellowships and graduate research education.  This program is availabel campus-wide, but eligible gifts must be new donations and support training for brain research. See attached MBI Gift Matching Opportunity 2014
Please Congratulate CTRND-Neurology undergraduate student Weier Liu who collaborated with Kate Bosley (College of Fine Arts) to create the First Place entry to the HHMI Creativity in the Arts and Sciences Event last week.  See Attached 2014 CASE Award List provided by Andrew Ahn, M.D.CASE 2014 Award Winners

Don’ Forget – Annual HIPAA Training Notice  – It’s that time again! I know no one wants to do this training again but the sooner you do it the fewer emails about it you will receive.  All employees, grad assistants and volunteers should complete. Thanks!  Polly – See formal yearly memo notice To all UF Health employees and volunteers in UF’s healthcare components – faculty, residents, fellows, staff, and volunteers in all locations:  If you are NOT currently employed or volunteering in the UF Academic Health Center, you may ignore this message. (You are receiving this message because you are listed on an HSC departmental email list.) ANNUAL HIPAA TRAINING NOTICE 2014 

Discussion on “Brain Awareness Week” is scheduled for the North Central Florida Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience on Wednesday February 12th at 12:30pm in the MBI room LG-110. Again, everyone is welcome and pizza will be provided. We will also be accepting chapter dues. Dues are $10 for students and postdocs and $25 for faculty members. We are accepting cash and check.  This is also a reminder to register for our annual conference on Monday March 10th by February 14th.  This is registration for general attendance at the conference which includes guest speakers Dr. Mark Bear and Dr. Steven DeKosky, data blitz participation, and poster competition participation. Please forward any questions to

Your next FACULTY MEETING is Tuesday February 25, (All meetings will begin at 5:30pm and will be held in the Neurology Large Conference Room, MBI L3-101. Faculty meetings will be held to an hour and Faculty Retreats will span longer).

SAVE THE DATE:  2014 College of Medicine Celebration of Research “Poster Session” Monday, March 31, 2014 from 5:30-8:30 pm at Stephen C. O’Connell Center – Keynote Speaker, Jeffery W. Kelly, Ph.D. Tuesday April 1, 2014, 12-1:00 pm C1-17 Communicore Bldg HSC.  Contact the Office of Research Affairs at 273-5995 for questions.   COM 2014 Poster Session, Reception & Keynote Speaker
A REMINDER sent by the Neurology Administration and Leilani Doty, Ph.D.  Announcing Spring FEO Awards  The Provost has announced the next cycle of Faculty Enhancement Opportunity (FEO) awards will be offered in Spring 2014. Please review the INFO: .  Please make sure you meet the eligibility requirements before applying. Please put February 14, 2014 in your calendar for the deadline to have your applications submitted to the COM-FEO review committee. Once again, Letters of Intent (LOI) are required for COM applications (email 
Save the Date for the 2014 UF HEALTH STROKE CONFERENCE Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31, 2014 Hilton University of Florida Hotel and Conference Center- Register Early Space is Limited – see attached flyer Stroke Flyer
Please Note Shands/EPIC Downtime Schedule for the following dates:   EPIC Downtime Feb 12, 2014
ALERT for Phishing – also see February 2014 InfoGator –  PHISHING Attacks 2014

A Message from Chief Linda J. Stump, UF Police Department on UF TOGETHER FOR A SAFE CAMPUS

The February 2014 InfoGator is here – Info on City road construction projects impacting campus and Shands, Annual appraisals coming up, online course “phishing and other attempts at identity theft“,  Baby Gator “Building the Love” fund raiser, free blood pressure screenings, Info on
GatorAdvantage NOW, Baby Gator “drop-in” child care available Feb 17 and during Spring Break – Check these out and more valuable information at this site:

Check out the Gator Perk Website

ufvisitor wireless network – see attached for info and set up  – ufvisitor Wi-Fi network service June 2013

Check out the ufhealth Events Calendar:

Conference Schedule

Additional important information is being added or updated to your Conference Calendar to included scheduled faculty meetings, retreats and future conferences such as the AAN conference.  A time saver suggestion by Dr. Leslie Gonzalez-Rothi to find a centralized location for an annual calendar for department planning/activity purposes

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Leave Schedule

Mon Feb 10 Annet Falchook, Nadeau, Heilman  Tues Feb 11 Khanna, Heilman, Nadeau, Waters, Wilson, Subramony Weds Feb 12 Khanna, Heilman, Nadeau, Waters, Wilson, Subramony Thurs Feb 13 Khanna, Heilman, Nadeau, Waters, Wilson, Subramony Fri Feb 14 Khanna, Heilman, Nadeau, Waters, Wilson, Subramony