[EvoPsycLab] FW: Official launch - 1U4U Innovation Funding

Elizabeth Cashdan ecashdan at gmail.com
Wed Dec 11 12:31:41 MST 2019


I think that would be great - yes.  Thank you for offering.

E

Elizabeth Cashdan
Professor of Anthropology
University of Utah


On Wed, Dec 11, 2019 at 12:03 PM BRUCE J. ELLIS <bruce.ellis at psych.utah.edu>
wrote:

> Katie, Elizabeth, and Dave,
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> I wanted to confirm. Could you make it on Tuesday at 3pm?  Would it work
> for you if I hosted at my house?
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> Bruce
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> *From:* Maryanne Marshall <u0200714 at gmail.com>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, December 11, 2019 8:02 AM
> *To:* BRUCE J. ELLIS <bruce.ellis at psych.utah.edu>
> *Cc:* David Carrier <carrier at biology.utah.edu>; Lisa Diamond <
> lisa.diamond at psych.utah.edu>; ALEXANDER JOSEPH HORN <alex.horn at utah.edu>;
> Elizabeth Cashdan <ecashdan at gmail.com>; EvoPsycLab at lists.csbs.utah.edu
> *Subject:* Re: [EvoPsycLab] FW: Official launch - 1U4U Innovation Funding
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> Oh whoops, replying to an old message.  Sounds like Tuesday is good then!
> Yay, I didn’t want to miss this.  I have a noon meeting,  the rest of
> Tuesday is available.
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> Thanks team!
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> On Dec 11, 2019, at 7:53 AM, u0200714 <u0200714 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Sounds like next Tuesday is bad for Dave and the unfortunate lizard with
>  a row of ducks for OR techs.  Tuesday however,  is just fine for me.
> Maybe the reptile case  gets bumped? This happens all the time to my
> patients.  And really, ducks lack the dexterity needed to be useful
> surgeons - just sayin’
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> Wednesdays 8-6 is the only time I can’t attend, pretty much anything else
> works
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> Katie
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> On Dec 10, 2019, at 10:53 PM, BRUCE J. ELLIS <bruce.ellis at psych.utah.edu>
> wrote:
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> I think it would be better to have the meeting when we can all be there.
> Katie, you would have an important role with Nursing.
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> Would sometime on Tuesday work, or even Wednesday in the evening?
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> Bruce
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> *From:* David Carrier <carrier at biology.utah.edu>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, December 10, 2019 9:51 AM
> *To:* Lisa Diamond <lisa.diamond at psych.utah.edu>
> *Cc:* BRUCE J. ELLIS <bruce.ellis at psych.utah.edu>; ALEXANDER JOSEPH HORN <
> alex.horn at utah.edu>; u0200714 <u0200714 at gmail.com>; Elizabeth Cashdan <
> ecashdan at gmail.com>; EvoPsycLab at lists.csbs.utah.edu
> *Subject:* Re: [EvoPsycLab] FW: Official launch - 1U4U Innovation Funding
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> I will be there if I can get my ducks in a row for surgery on our next
> lizard the day before.
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> Dave
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> On Dec 10, 2019, at 8:11 AM, Lisa Diamond <lisa.diamond at psych.utah.edu>
> wrote:
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> What about 4:30 on Wednesday at my place? (314 3rd ave)
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> --L
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> *From:* BRUCE J. ELLIS <bruce.ellis at psych.utah.edu>
> *Sent:* Tuesday, December 10, 2019 7:39 AM
> *To:* Lisa Diamond <lisa.diamond at psych.utah.edu>; ALEXANDER JOSEPH HORN <
> alex.horn at utah.edu>; u0200714 <u0200714 at gmail.com>; Elizabeth Cashdan <
> ecashdan at gmail.com>
> *Cc:* EvoPsycLab at lists.csbs.utah.edu
> *Subject:* RE: [EvoPsycLab] FW: Official launch - 1U4U Innovation Funding
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> I am available on those days.  It would be good to meet.
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> Dave, could you make it?  We would be discussing an idea that you planted
> the seed for.
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> Bruce
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> *From:* EvoPsycLab <evopsyclab-bounces at lists.csbs.utah.edu> *On Behalf
> Of *Lisa Diamond
> *Sent:* Monday, December 9, 2019 9:09 PM
> *To:* ALEXANDER JOSEPH HORN <alex.horn at utah.edu>; u0200714 <
> u0200714 at gmail.com>; Elizabeth Cashdan <ecashdan at gmail.com>
> *Cc:* EvoPsycLab at lists.csbs.utah.edu
> *Subject:* Re: [EvoPsycLab] FW: Official launch - 1U4U Innovation Funding
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> I’m not sure we had another meeting on our schedule but let’s have one,
> and we can talk about this opportunity.  How about next week?  Tuesday or
> Wednesday?
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> *From:* ALEXANDER JOSEPH HORN <alex.horn at utah.edu>
> *Sent:* Sunday, December 8, 2019 6:49 AM
> *To:* Lisa Diamond <lisa.diamond at psych.utah.edu>; u0200714 <
> u0200714 at gmail.com>; Elizabeth Cashdan <ecashdan at gmail.com>
> *Cc:* EvoPsycLab at lists.csbs.utah.edu
> *Subject:* Re: [EvoPsycLab] FW: Official launch - 1U4U Innovation Funding
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> Yes, it does seem like a great opportunity. Thanks for initiating this,
> Bruce.
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> I, too, would be willing to help with organizing and proposal writing.
> Unfortunately my timeline is such that I would not be able to be overly
> involved in any projects once we got up and running, but I'm happy to help
> out none-the-less.
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> I think our collective interest in neuroendocrinology, life history
> theory, and behavior could be a place to start. I want to hear more about
> what you guys have in mind for an Evolutionary Medicine group.  I was not
> familiar with the term, but Evolutionary Medicine very well characterizes
> the sort of work I am doing in my thesis projects and the work that Sue
> Carter is collaborating with me on. She is actually currently working on a
> synthetic review of "Oxytocin as Medicine." Of course, as I have shared
> before, I believe Oxytocin is critical for human health and performance,
> and there is plenty of evidence from the literature to back that up. I
> think we would have a great shot at getting funding if we were to propose
> an interdisciplinary project aimed at applying an evolutionary
> understanding of the Oxytocin system towards health applications. There are
> many possible target populations that we would be well suited to work with
> - mothers and their psychological health postpartum, PTSD victims, children
> with adverse or traumatic developmental histories, LGBT community.  I
> believe an application of the knowledge we are uncovering from the OT - and
> broader neuroendocrine - literature would be easy to do towards serving any
> one of these populations.
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> I am still looking for more funding to do more assays on the samples I
> have gathered and am continuing to gather from the first-responders and the
> PTSD patients. If there was any way to tap into some of this funding pot to
> do additional hormone assays (i.e. sex-hormones, cortisol) or to use for
> genetics/epigenetics of the receptor genes of interest, that would be
> wonderful.
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> Regardless, this intramural funding initiative should be the topic of
> conversation at our next group meeting... which is??
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> -Alex
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> Respectfully,
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> Alex Horn, Capt, USAF
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> School of Biology
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> University of Utah, Carrier Lab
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> 303-483-1367
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> *From:* EvoPsycLab <evopsyclab-bounces at lists.csbs.utah.edu> on behalf of
> Lisa Diamond <lisa.diamond at psych.utah.edu>
> *Sent:* Saturday, December 7, 2019 8:33 AM
> *To:* u0200714 <u0200714 at gmail.com>; Elizabeth Cashdan <ecashdan at gmail.com
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> *Cc:* EvoPsycLab at lists.csbs.utah.edu <EvoPsycLab at lists.csbs.utah.edu>
> *Subject:* Re: [EvoPsycLab] FW: Official launch - 1U4U Innovation Funding
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> I love this idea, I think this is worth pursuing!!!!
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> *From:* EvoPsycLab <evopsyclab-bounces at lists.csbs.utah.edu> *On Behalf
> Of *u0200714
> *Sent:* Friday, December 6, 2019 11:11 PM
> *To:* Elizabeth Cashdan <ecashdan at gmail.com>
> *Cc:* EvoPsycLab at lists.csbs.utah.edu
> *Subject:* Re: [EvoPsycLab] FW: Official launch - 1U4U Innovation Funding
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> The College of Nursing is one of the bigger donors and they are strongly
> encouraging their faculty to participate, I know I would have their support
> to work on this ( this is me wearing my faculty member hat here), so I can
> be your Health Sciences partner.  Plus, I would actually really love to
> have an Evolutionary Medicine (or Evolutionary Psychology Health and
> Performance) group here on campus.  EPHP has a nice ring to it. It would be
> really exciting to have some funding for one or more  of the many ideas we
> have been batting around!  I also think there is value in developing an
> interdisciplinary certificate in this area if  we wanted to take on an
> educational approach.  Maybe we could bring Randy on as a consultant?
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> Bruce, I am in and will do as much organizing as I possibly can!  Let's
> talk more about this.  It is an unusual application approach.  First come,
> first served, not sure how that works exactly, but we can find out more.
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> Katie
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> On Fri, Dec 6, 2019 at 9:12 PM Elizabeth Cashdan <ecashdan at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> Interesting suggestion.    I am burned out on organizing stuff,  so would
> not want to take a lead role, but would like to see this happen and would
> support it.  As I recall there was a list of folks interested in
> evolutionary medicine that was circulated when Randy Nesse visited and was
> trying to drum up interest.   There could be some overlap.  Not sure
> whether that developed into an active group, but we could find out.
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> On Fri, Dec 6, 2019 at 9:24 AM BRUCE J. ELLIS <bruce.ellis at psych.utah.edu>
> wrote:
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> This may be a mechanisms to consider for our group.  Dave earlier
> suggested: “Could our small group act as the seed of a broader
> campus-wide group focused on Evolutionary Psychology, Performance and
> Health?”  The NSF mechanism that Dave brought up involved such a high
> initial investment that many of us shied away from it. This could be much
> more tractable.
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> Bruce
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> *From:* Psych-faculty <psych-faculty-bounces at lists.csbs.utah.edu> *On
> Behalf Of *BERT N UCHINO via Psych-faculty
> *Sent:* Friday, December 6, 2019 8:59 AM
> *To:* psych-faculty at lists.csbs.utah.edu
> *Subject:* [Psych-faculty] FW: Official launch - 1U4U Innovation Funding
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> Hello all, please see the information below on the 1U4U funding initiative.
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> Best, Bert.
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> *From:* deptchairs-academicaffairs-request at lists.utah.edu <
> deptchairs-academicaffairs-request at lists.utah.edu> *On Behalf Of *Laura
> Marks
> *Sent:* Wednesday, December 4, 2019 12:45 PM
> *To:* deans at lists.utah.edu; assist_assoc_deans at lists.utah.edu;
> dept-chairs at lists.utah.edu; program_directors at lists.utah.edu;
> administration at lists.utah.edu
> *Cc:* Ryan Hines <ryan.hines at utah.edu>; Shellie Eide <
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> *Subject:* [deptchairs-academicaffairs] [dept-chairs] Official launch -
> 1U4U Innovation Funding
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> Dear colleagues,
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> Today, we will officially launch the 1U4U Innovation Funding initiative.
> This program is designed to seed faculty collaborations in areas of mutual
> research, scholarship, education and institutional opportunity, bridging
> both academic affairs and health sciences. You can find all about the
> program and log in at: https://1u4u.utah.edu/
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> We believe the biggest social and scientific/engineering problems are too
> complex to be solved by a single discipline. This initiative aims to allow
> the type of collaborations that often result in true innovations. We also
> hope that young researchers and scholars on our campus will have the
> opportunity to participate in partnerships that will help grow and shape
> their careers.
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> Briefly, here is how the project works. Each project must include three
> faculty members from at least two different colleges and representing both
> academic affairs and health sciences. Faculty who are on career/tenure line
> are eligible to participate in the 1U4U Initiative. Faculty data has been
> preloaded into the system.
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> Of note: Project teams may include staff and other non-tenure/career line
> faculty members with appropriate dean or vice president approval, and not
> all projects require a research focus. If you have non-faculty members
> within your college who you would like to have participate, please contact
> your dean or vice president’s office.
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> Teams may request funding for either $15K or $30K, depending on the size
> and scope of a proposal. More details will be available at the
> 1U4U.utah.edu <http://1u4u.utah.edu/> website.
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> We will launch the website and distribute a message to faculty about this
> new program tomorrow. Teams will be able to submit proposals beginning
> Jan. 13, 2020.
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> We have committed $400,000 in seed funding from our offices; in addition,
> some colleges and entities have committed varying sums to supplement
> funding.
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> We invite you to help us get the word out about this opportunity and thank
> you for your support.
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> Sincerely,
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> Dan Reed
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> Senior Vice President
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