NIH Grant Seminar at Experimental Biology 2014

April 26, 2014 - San Diego, CA


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The FASEB Office of MARC & Professional Development Programs will offer a one-day NIH grant seminar as part of the Career Center at the Experimental Biology 2014 Annual Meeting.  Dr. Stephen Russell of Grant Writers’ Seminars & Workshops, LLC will present the all-day “Write Winning Grant Proposals”® seminar.  EB 2014 registration is required to participate in the seminar.

Note: A separate advance registration process will be required to participate in the “Write Winning Grant Proposals”® seminar. All applicants/registrants must be pre-approved to attend this FREE seminar. Participation in this seminar is limited to postdoctoral fellows and non-tenured junior faculty members.

“WRITE WINNING GRANT PROPOSALS”® (all-day seminar/workshop) - April 26, 2014
(click link to sign-up for seminar; you must be registered for EB2014 meeting attendance.)

This widely acclaimed seminar comprehensively addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to the proposal-writing process. It is designed for faculty members and advanced postdoctoral fellows who have had some exposure to writing grant applications, either through training/ mentoring or personal experience. The presentation is tailored to meet the needs of the audience, i.e., to emphasize the funding agencies (federal, private, and/or industrial sources) that are of greatest interest to the attendees. Emphasis is given to such things as idea development, identification of the most appropriate granting agency, how to write for reviewers, and tips and strategies that are of proven value in presenting an applicant’s case to reviewers. This seminar program presented at EB 2014 will focus on NIH and emphasize how to cope with the changes in how grant proposals to NIH are written and reviewed. Regardless of the agency, participants are taught to write with a linear progression of logic, which leads reviewers through their applications. It is stressed that applicants are writing for two different audiences – the assigned reviewers, who have read the application in its entirety, and non-assigned reviewers who may have read little, or nothing, of the proposal before the meeting of the review panel. Strategies designed to merit a fundable priority score are emphasized.

[Advanced registration and pre-approval to participate in the seminar are required.]



For further information, contact:

FASEB Office of MARC and Professional Development Programs
9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814-3998
Email: marcgwsw@faseb.org

EB2014/FASEB Career Center
Phone: 860-437-5700

FASEB MARC Program Travel Awards
Phone: 301-634-7109


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