Grant Writing Workshop

Day 1: Friday, March 27, 2015

7:00 AM Registration
7:30 AM Welcome
David R. Jones & Y. Joseph Woo
7:35 AM Academic Career Development
David R. Jones

Session I: Which Grant(s) is Right for Me?
Moderators: David H. Harpole and Jennifer S. Lawton
8:00 AM Research Fellowships, Intramural Grants, Foundation/Society Starter Grants
Pavan Atluri
8:15 AM Industry Sponsored Research Agreements (SRA)
Gorav Alilawadi
8:30 AM Career Development Grants: K08 and K23 – Which is the right one for me?
Daniel Kreisel
8:45 AM SBIR: A More Viable NIH Grant Option?
Pedro Del Nido
9:00 AM The Do’s and Don’ts of Submitting a PQORI application
Benjamin D. Kozower
9:15 AM Developing a Clinical Research Program, Trial Design, Patient Enrollment
Sunil Singhal
9:30 AM Grantsmanship and your first grant – what they don’t tell you in the instructions 
David H. Harpole
9:45 AM When am I Ready to Submit a Grant? Preliminary Data and Establishing Independence
Prasad S. Adusumilli
10:00 AM Question and Answer Period
10:20 AM Break

Session II: Specific Components of the NIH Grant
Moderators: Todd Rosengart and Y. Joseph Woo
10:35 AM Hypothesis and Specific Aims - The Importance of Clarity
Daniel Kreisel
10:55 AM Research Strategy - Significance - Why is Your Research Important?
Jennifer S. Lawton
11:15 AM Research Strategy - Innovation - How to Make Your Grant New and Unique
Y. Joseph Woo
11:35 AM Research Strategy - Approach - Your Proposed Experiments
Yolanda L. Colson
11:55 AM Question and Answer Period
12:15 PM Lunch (Interactive Question and Answer Period)

Session III: The NIH Review Process
Moderator: David R. Jones
1:15 PM Perspective of Study Section of the Grant
Todd Rosengart
1:35 PM Surgeon’s Perspective of the Grant Process
Pedro Del Nido
1:55 PM NIH Official Perspective
Kimm Hamann

Session IV: Mock Study Sessions

Session V: Conclusion
5:00 PM Interactive Question and Answer Period
5:30 PM  Adjourn