K99/R00 & the NIH Grant Process
Funding Fest 2016 event at UC San Diego
Please join us to learn about the NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00) with Professor Pamela Mellon. The NIH K99/R00 program provides support to postdocs to facilitate transition to independence. The award will provide up to five years of support consisting of two phases. The initial phase will provide 1-2 years of mentored support for highly promising, postdoctoral scholars. This phase will be followed by up to 3 years of independent support contingent on securing an independent research position. AND non-US citizens are eligible to apply.
Professor Pamela Mellon will give an overview of the program, share experience as a reviewer, and provide valuable tips to make your application stand out. Also, two recipients,Yvonne Eisele (TSRI) and Mara Sherman (Salk), will be panelists to give advice on best practices for preparing and applying for the K99/R00.
Prof. Pamela Mellon is the Vice-Chair for Research and Professor of Reproductive Medicine and Neuroscience at UC San Diego. Her lab studies how the brain and pituitary interact to produce hormones that control reproduction in mammals using a variety of molecular, cellular, physiological, and genomic approaches. She is the director of the NICHD Center for Reproductive Science and Medicine, the NIH Postdoctoral Training Program in Reproductive Sciences and UC San Diego Transgenic Mouse and Embryonic Stem Cell Core. Dr. Mellon is also the recipient of the MENTOR Award from the NIH NICHD and has been chair and member of the NIH Endocrinology Study Section for multiple years. In addition, she is the 2013 recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Scholar Mentoring and the 2014 recipient of the Women in Endocrinology Mentor Award.
When & Where
Torrey Pines Training Consortium
The Torrey Pines Training Consortium members include Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, The Scripps Research Institute and University of California San Diego. They sponsor training courses and programs designed to provide career development and leadership competencies for scientific professionals at early stages of their career.
Jean Branan, TSRI, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nisha Cavanaugh, SBP, email@example.com
Virginia (Ginger) Hazen, UC San Diego, firstname.lastname@example.org
B. Bea Rajsombath, Salk, email@example.com