Previous Training Classes


Heart of the Headwrap presented by Chesley Antoinette | | July 19th, 2018, 3:30 PM | Office of Research Training Sessions

Do you know about the Tignon law of 1786 that took place in New Orleans, Louisiana?  It was a law forcing all women of African descendant to wear a head scarf in order to oppress their beauty and mobility.

Heart of the Headwrap is an interactive workshop that explores the North American history behind the headwrap as it relates to the Tignon law of 1786 in Louisiana. In addition, participants will learn styling techniques that embody characteristics meant to oppress:
Beauty, Intelligence, and Adaptability​.

Techniques and Considerations for Successful Live Cell Microscopy | | June 29th, 2018, 10:00 AM | Office of Research Training Sessions

Choosing an appropriate microscope is critical for your scientific journey.  In this seminar, we will talk about how correct choice of microscope, sample preparation and data analysis protocols can dramatically accelerate your scientific research.  Various considerations for live and fixed sample imaging will be discussed.​

Lunch will be provided while supplies last!​

RNA-seq Data Analysis: Open Source and Commercial Products | | June 13th, 2018, 10:00 AM | Office of Research Training Sessions

Have you been needing to do RNA-seq for your project, but you’ve been hesitating because of data analysis? In this seminar, our manager at UTD Genome Center will discuss various options for data analysis including open source software and commercial products. Please join us at this informal seminar to overcome the fear!

Sustainability in Research Panel Discussion | | April 18th, 2018, 10:00 AM | Faculty Panel

Ever wondered what UTD’s professors think about sustainability and environmentalism? Three stand-out UTD professors and two representatives from the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center will share stories about their research, connections to sustainability, and environmentalism, and perspectives on the importance of related student engagement.  Learn how to lead and make a difference.

  • James Harrington – School of Economic, Political & Policy Sciences
  • Julie Haworth – Naveen Jindal School of Management
  • Steve Molina – Naveen Jindal School of Management
  • John DeFillipo - John Bunker Sands Wetland Center
  • Linda Dunn - John Bunker Sands Wetland Center

Event sponsored by the Office of Research, university-wide Sustainability Committee and the UTD Sustainability Club as part of the campus-wide Earth Week Activities. 

IRB Training Session: Panel for Research with Minors | | April 11th, 2018, 10:00 AM | IRB Protocol Assistance Workshops

When conducting research with children, there are some additional considerations for recruitment, obtaining appropriate consent / assent, and the conduct of study procedures. There are also specific regulatory requirements and institutional policies. In this panel presentation, three experienced UTD researchers will share their perspectives and suggestions for effectively working with minor participants in research.

Development Series - Responsibilities to Society | RL 3.204 | April 4th, 2018, 10:00 AM | Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Series

The Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Development Series is a blended learning, multi-session series designed to engage the UT Dallas research community in contemporary issues in research ethics and scientific integrity. Workshops will provide instruction commensurate with grant funding requirements for the NIH and NSF.

In order to earn an RCR Development Series certification, students, postdocs, and staff must complete the online RCR Foundations Training and attend the additional five core workshops.

 Core Workshops

• Introduction to Responsible Conduct of Research

• Designing Your Research

• Conducting Your Research

• Reporting Your Research

• Responsibilities to Society

Registration is required for attendance and seating is limited. Lite refreshments will be served.

For Questions Contact:

Suzanne Potts


[email protected]

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