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Webinar: Best Practices for Competitive Grant Applications (pay to watch)

Sep. 14, 2020—Columbia University is offering the following webinar. (Cost $79) Best Practices for Competitive Grant Applications: NIH Funding for Research & Career Development Activities Friday, October 23, 2020 • 12:30pm to 5:30pm 4.00 ACCME Credits Webinar Available REGISTER HERE FACULTY Jaime S. Rubin PhD, Professor of Medical Sciences, Columbia University AGENDA Federal Funding Agencies & Funding Mechanisms Best...

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ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows: Grant Resources at Vanderbilt

Jun. 29, 2020—Thursday, October 29, 2020 11:00am Virtual ***Although this event has previously been a drop-in event, please note that since they are now virtual, we are requesting a registration so we may provide you a Zoom log-in.** Description: Please join Abigail Brown Ph.D., BRET, Director, Outcomes Research to learn how Vanderbilt can help you write your...

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Finding example F30, F31, and F32 NIH NRSA applications

Apr. 28, 2020—Grad students and postdocs who are in the midst of writing fellowship applications, and especially F30 or F31 or F32 NIH NRSA applications, usually find it helpful to see examples of successful fellowship proposals. Reading funded proposals provides insight into how the scientific proposal is structured, and the expected quality of the essays and training...

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Tips for international postdocs on finding funding for your research

Apr. 8, 2020—Scholars who come to the U.S. to conduct postdoctoral training often seek help from our office to find funding for their research. International postdocs are not eligible to apply for NIH F32 NRSA postdoctoral fellowships or NSF postdoctoral fellowships, two major sources of funding for US citizens and permanent residents. Thus, we have compiled the...

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New sample F31 NRSA predoctoral fellowship applications available from NIAID

Feb. 20, 2020—The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease recently posted three new examples of F31 NRSA predoctoral fellowship applications, along with their corresponding summary statements. One of the sample proposals was donated by a former Vanderbilt student, so you can see how she incorporated VU resources into her document. The sample proposals are available at:...

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SEE-Diversity to Success Workshop

Jan. 27, 2020—SEE-Diversity to Success Workshop June 11-17, 2020 Marine Biological Laboratories   Announcing a new mentoring and career-enhancement program, SEE-Diversity (Scholarships to Enhance and Empower Diversity) to Success, for diverse early-career neuroscientists. The program begins with an intensive workshop to be held at the Marine Biological Laboratories (MBL) on June 11-17, 2020, to be followed with...

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ASPIRE Cafe for Postdoctoral Fellows: Writing the Science of a Grant

Apr. 11, 2019—Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:00am 306 AB Light Hall C. Michael Stein, M.B. Ch.B., Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology & Immunology Dan May Chair of Medicine & Pharmacology Associate Director, Division of Clinical Pharmacology Director of Fellowship Program, Division of Clinical Pharmacology The most important principle for writing a fundable grant is for you...

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Event: Proposals 101, November 13, 2018

Nov. 8, 2018—Proposals 101 November 13, 12:30-1:30 PM  Bronson Ingram College, Room 1003   Presentation by the Vanderbilt University Office of Research Development & Support. This session will discuss the basics of developing research proposals at VU. The 1-hour workshop will cover finding funding opportunities, building relationships with sponsors, university resources, and best practices for writing grant and...

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The NIH is coming to Meharry April 17-18

Apr. 9, 2018—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...

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Research Analyst III, My Cancer Genome, VUMC, Nashville, TN

Jan. 11, 2018—Unit Summary The My Cancer Genome team develops biomedical informatics tools and curates knowledge related to cancer precision medicine, with the goal of providing decision support to oncology clinicians. Major projects include My Cancer Genome, the Clinical Molecular Consult Service (CMOCS), and AACR Project GENIE, among others. My Cancer Genome is a knowledgebase, web application...

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Job Opportunity: Grant Writing Specialist, Eva Garland Consulting, LLC, Raleigh, NC

Nov. 9, 2017—The Grant Writing Specialist for Eva Garland Consulting will write and submit grant applications to assist EGC's clients in obtaining grants to support their technology development. The Candidate should be skilled in writing and submitting a broad range of grants to support early stage technology development. Grant mechanisms include SBIR/STTR (all agencies), NIH, DOD, and...

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2017 ASM Grant Writing Online Course- register by July 15th!

Jun. 27, 2017—Grant writing simplified for success Register for the course by July 15!   Get hands-on experience during the ASM Grant Writing Online Course. Beginning August 16th at 2:00 pm EDT, live webinars will take place every other Wednesday for one hour. The series will conclude on November 29th. Pre-and post-webinar assignments will allow you to put...

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Vanderbilt Editor’s Club Hosting an Open Workshop on Developing a Specific Aims Page, 11:00 am, Friday, March 11th, 2017

Feb. 23, 2017—The Vanderbilt Editors' Club will be hosting a workshop on writing a clear, communicative Specific Aims page Specific Aims Page Workshop Friday, March 10th ​11:00-12:00 am Light Hall 433  We encourage Vanderbilt graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to bring a draft of a Specific Aims page that we can fine-tune together; however, a draft in hand...

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NIH to Hold Online Briefings on the Peer Review Process for Fellowship Applicants

Oct. 17, 2016—The NIH September 28 published a notice announcing three online video briefings the NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) will host in the coming weeks for NIH grant applicants, their mentors, and reviewers. The first two briefings (November 2 and December 1) will provide fellowship and R01 grant applicants key information to navigate the NIH...

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Summer webinars through the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity

Jun. 6, 2016—On March 10th, Vanderbilt University became an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity. The Provost’s Office has partnered with the NCFDD to provide professional development, training, and mentoring along with resources that are broadly applicable across many disciplines.  There are several NCFDD webinars taking place over the summer which you...

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11th Annual ASCB Junior Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows Career Development Workshop

May. 10, 2016—The American Society for Cell Biology Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) is accepting applications for the 11th Annual Junior Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows Career Development Workshop. The workshop will be held July 16-18, 2016, at the University of North Carolina Rizzo Conference Center in Chapel Hill, NC. The application deadline has been extended until May 20, 2016. The workshop...

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Postdocs: Apply now for grant writing and professional development coaching group sponsored by NMRN

Mar. 8, 2016—NRMN is a nationwide consortium of biomedical professionals and institutions collaborating to provide all trainees across the biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences with evidence-based mentorship and professional development programming that emphasizes the benefits and challenges of diversity, inclusivity and culture within mentoring relationships, and more broadly the research workforce. The goal of the National Research Mentoring Network is to enhance the...

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Apply for the 2015 Grant Writers Coaching Group for NIH Awards

Jun. 5, 2015—Apply Today for the 2015 Grant Writers Coaching Group for NIH Awards September 18-19, 2015 The Westin Buckhead  Atlanta, Georgia APPLY TODAY This September, the AAMC will offer the Grant Writers Coaching Group for NIH Awardsfor faculty actively working on a K or R proposal. The workshop will be led by Dr. Rick McGee, Associate Dean...

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“Tips for a Winning Research Proposal,” from Tomorrow’s Professor

Nov. 26, 2014—“Experts suggest ways to gain favor with funding agencies. The numbers look scary. Of the 48,999 research proposals it received in fiscal year 2013, the National Science Foundation funded just 10,829, or 22 percent. At the National Institutes of Health, the “success rate” was less than 17 percent. For new faculty members making their first try...

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NIH Webinar on Navigating NIH Application Submission and Review Process

Oct. 9, 2014—Notice Number: NOT-OD-15-002      Key Dates Release Date: October 2, 2014 – See more at: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-15-002.html#sthash.raYg0Rq3.dpuf Purpose The purpose of this Notice is to inform new NIH grant applicants, those who mentor them and others about upcoming webinars that could help them better navigate the NIH application submission and review processes. The NIH Center for Scientific Review...

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