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The NIH is coming to Meharry April 17-18

Posted by on Monday, April 9, 2018 in Announcements .

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) is convening a research funding workshop at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee.


The workshop will provide research funding information from several Institutes at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) including NIAID, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), and National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD). The workshop will include information about the NIH grant process, funding opportunities that would be of particular interest to physician-scientist, as well as early-stage and mid-career basic research investigators. The two-day workshop will also include information about the NIAID and other Institute’s scientific agendas, successful tips for writing career awards, introduction to the small business arena, NIH peer review process, mentoring, career opportunities, advice on how to write a successful grant application, and advice for transitioning to positions in academia.


The workshop will be held on Tuesday 17- Wednesday 18, April 2018 at the Cal Turner Center for Student Education Meharry Medical College, 1005 Dr Db Todd Jr Blvd, Nashville, TN 37208.


The purpose of the workshop is to allow for the exchange of science; to impart information on applying for research project grants; to acquaint attendees with the opportunities and options open to them in the field of biomedical research; to receive feedback from attendees on ways to improve NIAID fellowship and career programs; and to meet discuss research and training programs offered by the participating NIH institutes.


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