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Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute


 CCTSI Contacts


Sue VandeWoude, DVM
Associate Dean
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Colorado State University

Patricia Davies, PhD
Assoicate Dean for Research
College of Health and Human Sciences
Colorado State University

Melissa Reynolds, PhD
Associate Dean for Research
College of Natural Sciences
Colorado State University

Zhijie Wang, PhD
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering
Colorado State University

Aimee Oke, MBA
CSU CCTSI Program Coordinator
College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Colorado State University


 CCTSI Leadership


 CCTSI Membership


​Colorado State University is proud to be a partnering institution with the Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CCTSI), an NIH Clinical & Translational Science Awardee lead via University of Colorado Denver.

The CCTSI is the academic home to help transform the clinical and translational research and training efforts at the University of Colorado Denver and affiliated institutions. The CCTSI was created in 2008 with funding from the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) initiative of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

CCTSI Membership

Join the CCTSI if you are interested or involved in clinical and translational research or training. You MUST be a member to use CCTSI services and resources or to obtain CCTSI funding.

Membership Benefits

  • Membership is free
  • Access to Clinical and Translational Research Centers’ resources
  • Access to consultative services in biostatistics, epidemiology and research design; translational informatics; regulatory support; bioethics; and more
  • Tools for facilitating collaboration
  • Access to education, training, and career development for pre-doctoral to senior faculty levels
  • Pilot project and novel methods funding eligibility
  • Academic promotion letters of support
  • Involvement in shaping the future of clinical and translational research

Funding Opportunities

General CCTSI Funding Opportunities

CCTSI Co-Pilot Program: Submission period is closed. Awards will be announced in February 2019.

List of previously funded CCTSI CSU Pilots​

Natural Animal Models Core
Contact Wayne Jensen for more information.

Biostatistics Consultation
Available services include consultations regarding general study design, sampling methodologies, sample size calculations, analysis recommendations, wording of analytical methods sections for grant applications, recommendations for data entry tools basic and advanced statistical analysis, interpretation of statistical analysis and presentation of results for reports. Contact Sangeeta Rao for more information.

Bioinformatics Consultation
Available services include consultation on laboratory and sample preparation for next generation sequencing libraries, genome assembly, RNA transcript assembly, read alignment, metagenomics analysis, tailored software development, bioinformatics training and mentoring, and interpretation of results. Contact Mark Stenglein for more information.

CCTSI is supported in part by Colorado CTSA Grant UL1 TR001082 from NCATS/NIH. An Institute at the University of Colorado Denver.​

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