August PSTP - Developing Extramural Grant Applications (K and R series)
Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM (CDT)
August 8, 2013 from 8-9:30 in West Pavilion, Room E
Developing Extramural Grant Applications
K Awards and R01s
Presented by David Chaplin, MD, PhD
Professor, School of Medicine
Director, CCTS Training Academy and Chair, GBS Steering and Oversight Committee
Disclosures: NIH, AAAAI, Washington University
Goal: The goal of this session is to develop practical skills for developing and writing research plans for grant submission. Information will include introductory material on developing and writing specific aims, significance, innovation and approach and for K-applications the professional development component.
After attending this session, participants should:
Appreciate the anatomy of R-series and K-series NIH grant applications,
Understand basic features of the NIH peer review process,
Be familiar with several strategies for picking a good research problem that will interest reviewers and the funding agency, and
Appreciate key issues in articulating and presenting clear and engaging specific aims.
The PSTP is designed to provide practical assistance in the areas of scientific writing (such as the development of grants and scientific manuscripts), scientific presentations, career development, and leadership. Developed and sponsored by the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), the target audience of the PSTP is all faculty, staff, trainees and students interested in expanding their professional skills in the stated areas. Seminars are held monthly on the second Thursday from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. in West Pavilion Room E.
The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates the seminar for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of ethnicity, gender, faith, gender identify and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
There is no commercial support for this activity.
When & Where
Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS)
The mission of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is to reduce disparities in diseases disproportionately represented within the Deep South as we accelerate discovery to improve human health. In synergy with the resource strengths available at the Hub, the CCTS has established Institutional Partnerships to catalyze translational research, workforce development and community engagement toward a shared vision of improved human health and healthcare delivery. Partners include UAB (Hub), Southern Research, Auburn, South Alabama, HudsonAlpha, LSU, University of Mississippi Medical Ctr., Pennington Biomedical Research Ctr., Tulane, UA Tuscaloosa and Tuskegee. See http://www.uab.edu/ccts/partners
The CCTS and its Partner Network are committed to increasing research capacity, accelerating research processes, developing and supporting excellence in the research workforce and providing creative, innovative approaches to major health and healthcare delivery challenges. The CCTS Partner Network is supported by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under award number UL1TR001417.