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January 06-12, 2014 Volume 06 Issue 01


Your next FACULTY MEETING January 07, 2014 (All meetings will begin at 5:30pm and will be held in the Neurology Large Conference Room. Faculty meetings will be held to an hour and Faculty Retreats will span longer).
SAVE THE DATE – January 16, 2014  Florida Symposium on the BRAIN Initiative  McKnight Brain Institute  Keynote:  Professor Emery Brown, M.D., Ph.D. Harvard Medical School & MIT On January 16, 2014, The McKnight Brain Institute (MBI) at the University of Florida is hosting the Florida Symposium on the BRAIN Initiative. This symposium, in collaboration with The Scripps Research Institute of Florida, will focus on identifying and enhancing our competitive edge through information exchange and collaboration. Broad participation from UF Colleges, Scripps Florida, and other Florida institutions is expected. The event will begin at 8:00am and will be held at the MBI’s DeWeese Auditorium. BRAIN (2)
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 – Contact the Office of Research Affairs at 273-5995 for questions (Call for Abstracts will be sent in January)
FLU Yet Again – Important – Please read attached doc Get a Flu Shot Info Doc
Attention to Everyone located in MBI and surrounding area: From Monday, Dec. 9, through Friday, Jan. 17, Newell Drive will be reduced to one lane. Newell Drive lane closure planned for December to mid-January.  Work on renovations to the UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital are in full swing.  Please help us keep all our customers informed of these traffic changes.  Reminder from Kelly Sharp
Consent for your Electronic W-2 form – W-2 and you electronic IRS forms/Employees Receive your W-2 Online! *Note if you are satisfied with how you are currently receiving your W2 form (paper or electronic), you need do nothing, ONLY if you wish to change your means of receipt do you need to go to the website to make the change to electronic. For more information or directions go to –
Attention:  Parkinson’s Research News – 2014 Grant Deadlines- see attached Parkinson Funding news
NEW NPF Research Grants Available –
UPDATED January 06 -McKnight Brain Institute RFA’s Due to the holidays, the MBI is extending the application deadline for our Neurodegenerative Disease Programmatic Support Grant RFA.  Applications are now due by 5pm, January 13th.   UPDATE-MBI Neurodegenerative Disease Prog. Support Grantsdocx There are four (4) RFAs from the MBI. 1-MBI Fellowships RFA – McKnight Brain Institute Fellowships , 2-MBI Neuroimaging Pilot Grants RFA – MBI Neuroimaging Pilot Grants , 3- MBI Therapeutic Discovery and Translation grants RFA – MBI Therapeutic Discovery and Translation Grants , and 4- MBI Neurodegenerative Disease Programmatic Support Grant RFA – MBI Neurodegenerative Disease Prog. Support Grantsdocx .  Please read each attached RFA doc carefully for submission instructions and deadlines.  If you have any questions, please let us know.  Felecia S. Milton Administrative Assistant Telephone:  352-273-8500

Please Note Shands Downtime Schedule for the following dates: TBA

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

University of Florida Police Department “how to help reduce and prevent thefts”  see attached  protect property full page-2

The December InfoGator is here – check it out offering retirement info, training, health info :

Check out the Gator Perk Website

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

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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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