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June 09-15, 2014 Volume 06 Issue 23


Diego Rincon-Limas, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology has been awarded another NIH R21 Exploratory Research Grant for 2 years. The title of this grant is “Optogenetic modeling of primary and secondary CNS proteinopathies in Drosophila”. Congratulations Dr. Rincon-Limas!!!
ATTENTION -2013-2014 Fiscal year end deadlines – (Some Deadlines have passed) Information is attached – Please read Fiscal year end deadlines 2013-14  Questions – Check with Robin Smith or Gwen Young

YEAR END PCard Users at UF – To All PCard Participants Year end is rapidly approaching. Please be reminded of the following important PCard items: 1-June 24 is the last day to approve charges in myUFL with current year funds. 2-You may continue to use your PCard through the end of the fiscal year. 3-Transactions to be paid from this fiscal year funds should be made as soon as possible. There are no guarantees on when a vendor will process charges and therefore when they will appear in myUFL for approval. 4-To ensure charges are approved timely, be sure all receipts are given to your reconciler/approver within three days of making a purchase. Please contact the PCard team with comments or concerns at  John Edmands 

See Faculty Matters for May 2014New Honors for Faculty– Dr. Nikolaus McFarland is recognized as one of the UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors !! 

Annual Physician Billing Compliance Update Training (on-line) for 2014 is now available.  All UF faculty, staff and residents/fellows, not otherwise exempt, must complete this training annually. DEADLINE/ Due date for completion:   June 30, 2014  See info and directions Annual Physician Billing Compliance Notice 2014

Your next Faculty Meeting will be Tuesday June 24th (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).

PARK UP” FOR SUMMER SEMESTER, May 12- AUGUST 8 see attached for parking information on campus during summer 2014 Parking Info summer 2014
“Recent THEF” – TO MBI Faculty, Staff and Students  – See attached email from Kelly Sharp and a flyer from last year with some helpful hints which should still apply – Thefts –    protect property full page-2
Phishing Warning – update reminders see attached!! Phishing Warning 5 2014
Important Information on the “Heartbleed Bug” see attached Heartbleed Bug
Your May 2014 InfoGator has arrived with new topics;  UF Award ceremony announcements,  compensatory leave and personal day deadlines, and extra help, understanding and signs on health issues and more, check it out !  Go to:  
Shands/EPIC and UF Downtime notices: TBA
UF Health IT Announcement – EPIC Optime system is now live –  For any issues or concerns please contact the EPIC Help Desk at 265-0526, option 1 (from UF Health IT, Support Services sent Fri 5/30/2014 6:34 am)
Roam if you want – see the info on the Eduroam connection now available – Article in the POST

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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Leave Schedule

Mon June 09 Rodriguez, Zhang, Eisenschenk, Malaty, Shukla, Doty Tues June 10  Rodriguez, Zhang, Eisenschenk, Malaty, Shukla, Doty Weds June 11  Rodriguez, Zhang, Eisenschenk, Malaty, Shukla, Doty Thurs June 12   Rodriguez, Zhang, Eisenschenk, Malaty, Shukla, Fri June 13   Zhang, Eisenschenk, Malaty, Shukla