Help for Researchers


IUSM ReSEARCH Connect enables IUSM researchers to identify new funding opportunities and potential collaborators within academia, industry, and the broader health sciences community. This resource serves to help investigators develop "bench-to-bedside" studies and foster novel areas of investigation, leading to strong translational and clinical applications.

More information about ReSEARCH Connect



Indiana University Research Gateway

One-stop shopping for researchers at all IU campuses and schools, with links to resources for funding, grant and contract assistance and compliance.

The Faculty Innovator's Guide to Technology Transfer (downloadable PDF) is a 20-page guide to assist research faculty with technology transfer, intellectual disclosure and commercialization procedures and issues. It was developed by Mervin Yoder, M.D., assistant dean for entrepreneurial research at the IU School of Medicine, and the Indiana University Research and Technology Corp.

IU School of Medicine Office of Operations Research Administration

The IUSM Office of Faculty Affairs and Professional Development (OFAPD) offers resources to smooth your path to research success, including:

The Ruth Lilly Medical Library offers a broad range of resources relevent to researchers

Indiana's INDURE database offers searches of faculty expertise at IU, Purdue, Notre Dame and Ball State.

The LARC web site will help you with LARC.

The Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. (IURTC) is where you should take your intellectual property for patenting, licensing and commercialization assistance.

All of the presentations from the April 2012 NIH Regional Conference in Indianapolis are available for download here.

Rock Talk is the web site and blog maintained by Sally Rockey, Deputy Director for Extramural Research at the NIH.

The National Institutes of Health offers grant-writing tips here.

Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty, is a collection of practical advice and experiences from seasoned biomedical investigators. Download it free (and watch the accompanying video) from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

On the Right Track: A Manual for Research Mentors is published by the Council of Graduate Schools. Cost is $15.

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