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We are currently seeking a highly qualified Epidemiologist to join the BERD Core team. The ideal candidate will have a master’s degree (MS) in Epidemiology and possess excellent analytical programming skills and modeling experience using STATA (preferred), R, SPSS, and/or SAS programs. The successful candidate will be responsible for assisting researchers in various aspects of their…

The Alliance congratulate Dr. Romaguera, Dr. Godoy and Dr. Chorna for Winning Best Scientific Abstract Award at ASCCP National Meeting

The Alliance extends our warmest congratulations to the interdisciplinary team from UPR School of Medicine on their outstanding achievement at the Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP) National Meeting in Houston, Texas. Their abstract titled “Cervical meta-omic analyses identify tyramine metabolism in women with dysplasia” was recognized as the best overall scientific abstract, a…

Grant Supplements Submitted

March and April 2021 proved to be very busy with the submission of several NIH supplements, each of them related to the SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19.  We highlight here four of these applications.  If awarded, these studies/projects will be supplements to our Alliance CTR “parent grant” U54GM133807 The first submission, titled “SARS-CoV-2 genomic…

Researcher in a Computer looking at covid statistics

The National COVID Cohort Collaborative (N3C)

During public health emergencies like COVID-19, science — and the process of turning observations into new therapies — must be translated faster than ever. Vast amounts of clinical data are being generated that could be used to advance research efforts focused on COVID-19. These datasets often become too large to share and the networks for…

REDCap Fundamentals: Basic tools for new users

Friday, February 26, 2021  1:00pm (AST) Speaker: Magaly Torres, MS REDCap Administrator Biomedical Informatics, Bioinformatics & Cyberinfrastructure Enhancement Core (BiBEC) The Alliance-Universidad Central del Caribe   REGISTER HERE Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with information about joining the meeting. For more information, you may contact BiBEC Coordinator Zabdy…

Estudio poblacional del COVID-19 e Influenza en Puerto Rico

PREPCOVI (PUERTO RICO-EVALUACION EPIDEMIOLOGICA Y PREVENCION PARA COVID-19 E INFLUENZA)   PREPCOVI es una colaboración entre la Universidad de Puerto Rico, el Departamento de Salud  y empresas de telecomunicaciones para entender el COVID-19 e Influenza en Puerto Rico. PREPCOVI está reclutando aleatoriamente personas de 21 años o más en todo Puerto Rico y los participantes recibirán…