New Faculty Academy: Research Opportunities at UofSC

Friday, October 23, 2020
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM


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The webinar starts at 9:00 a.m. and we kindly request participants to enter the webinar at least 15 minutes prior to the start time and no later than 9:05 a.m.


New Faculty Academy: Research Opportunities at UofSC is a webinar ONLY – please do not come to the CTE office.

Join Vice President for Research Prakash Nagarkatti to learn about research initiatives at the university, opportunities and challenges related to interdisciplinary research, and research resources available to faculty. Nagarkatti's presentation will be followed by an open question-and-answer session.


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Prakash Nagarkatti
Vice President for Research
Carolina Distinguished Professor

Prakash Nagarkatti was named the University of South Carolina's Vice President for Research in October 2011. Currently, he oversees a $243 million research enterprise across all USC campuses. He also serves as Carolina Distinguished Professor, Director of the NIH Center of Research Excellence in Inflammatory and Autoimmune Diseases and Director of the NIH COBRE Center for Dietary Supplement and Inflammation. From 2005 through 2011, he served as Associate Dean at the USC School of Medicine. Nagarkatti continues to teach and has won numerous awards nationally and internationally for teaching and scholarly activity.