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The Junior Investigators Network is a network of research faculty with interests in basic, clinical, and translational research. The JIN supports networking, faculty engagement, and co-sponsors interactive educational and professional development sessions to address challenges facing new investigators, the development of collaborative research, and mentor training.

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Connect with the JIN weekly!

Are you experiencing challenges with your research?

Want to learn more ways to collaborate?

Then join us every Thursday at 9 a.m. for a quick 20-minute call!

Meeting ID: 256 814 907 923 | Passcode: zXPKhM

Or call in (audio only) +1 469-253-5858
Phone conference ID: 238 561 317#

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JIN News & Features

Tech Talk: Multivariate Analysis for Investigators

Multivariate Analysis for Investigators Thursday June 6, 2024 from 12:00-1:00pm Virtual Teams Presentation Multivariable analysis refers to statistical models that incorporate multiple independent or response variables. Such models include several… Read More »Tech Talk: Multivariate Analysis for Investigators

Tech Talk: Principal Component Analytics for Investigators

Principal Component Analytics for Investigators Thursday May 2, 2024 from 12:00-1:00pm Virtual Teams Presentation In this talk, we will delve into the fundamentals of PCA, a powerful statistical technique for… Read More »Tech Talk: Principal Component Analytics for Investigators

Tech Talk: Multi-Level Modeling for Investigators

Multi-Level Modeling for Investigators Thursday Apr. 4, 2024 from 12:00-1:00pm Virtual Teams Presentation Multilevel Modeling is a statistical model that allows specifying and estimating relationships between variables that have been… Read More »Tech Talk: Multi-Level Modeling for Investigators

Research Mentor Training Workshop

On behalf of the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER) and the DE-CTR ACCEL grant, it is our pleasure to invite you to participate in a… Read More »Research Mentor Training Workshop

ISPCTN Professional Development

ECHO IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network (ISPCTN) evidence-based clinical research courses that aim to increase investigators’ and research teams’ overall clinical research competency and prepare them for conducting clinical trials.

The JIN Channel hosts a variety of educational videos filled with tips and tricks, presentations from our own JIN members, and information about locally available resources.

Did you know the JIN has their own funding mechanism?

Mentored Research Development Awards provide more limited support for a shorter period of time for junior investigators to focus on writing aims and developing a grant proposal. Awardees are supported by the ACCEL Professional Development Core and also attend training sessions, workshops, and networking activities for beginning scientists.