The NIH Grant Writing Series, sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute, is designed to prepare junior faculty (years 2-4) to submit an R01 or other individual investigator proposals to the NIH. Registration is recommended, but not required. Registration opens on July 2.
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This session will give an overview of the structure of the NIH and the various funding mechanisms. Participants will learn to effectively communicate with Program Officers, and get tips for planning a successful proposal. A panel of faculty members will lead the session.
This session will cover the review and scoring criteria for NIH proposals and the intricacies of the NIH peer review process. Participants will learn how to tailor their proposal to fit the NIH criteria.
Participants will learn how to develop the Specific Aims section of their proposal.
This session will provide an overview of other components of a standard research grant including: developing the research strategy, background/significance, methods, biosketches, narrative, and the cover letter.
This session will cover any remaining sections such as compliance, key personnel, subawards, incorporating collaborators and subcontracts, building the budget and budget justification, cost sharing, data dissemination, data sharing, letters of support, and research resources.
Your grant went through peer review, but didn’t get funded. Now what? This session will address how to respond to the reviewers’ comments, interpret critiques, and use feedback from reviewers or mentors to improve your grant proposal.