Professional NIH Grant Development Workshop
Thursday September 27, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Neuroscience Research Institute (NRI) is pleased to host a NIH grant writing workshop hosted by the Grant Writing Center. This program is free and open to all faculty within the Neurological Institute; and would be especially beneficial for junior faculty vying for early investigator awards.
This event has reached capacity
|8:00 a.m.||Introductions, Overview of the Workshop and Materials|
|8:30 a.m.||General Grant Writing Concepts
The ten things you must do
What constitutes a good idea?
The need for commitment to good grant proposal writing skills and manuscript vs. grant writing
|9:30 a.m.||Navigating the NIH Website and the RePorter
Exercise: Find the program within NIH that wants to fund your proposal; seek your institute, roster of panel reviewers, and their publications
|10:15 a.m.||Morning Break|
|10:30 a.m.||NIH Organization and Funding Mechanisms
K, T, R, U – What do all these letters mean?
Exercise: What mechanism is best for you and why?
|11:00 a.m.||Development of an Application - General Concepts and Planning
Hints for Hypothesis-Driven Grants
How to create compelling Specific Aims Pages: The good, the better, and the great
Example of applicants’ submitted Specific Aims page
|1:00 a.m.||Specific Aims Discussion|
|1:20 p.m.||Writing the Proposal
Developing your application
Strategic use of the literature review
Research strategy: Significance, approach and innovation
Budget and budget justification
Developing your Biographical Sketch
|2:30 p.m.||Reviewing the NIH Application
“Inside the NIH Review Process” video to be followed by discussion
|3:00 p.m.||Afternoon Break|
|3:15 p.m.||Mock Panel Review
Attendees participate as reviewers, score grants, and discuss their decisions with the group
|4:00 p.m.||Q & A