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NIH Grant Training Seminar – Columbia University

NIH Grant Training Seminar
How to Obtain Peer-Reviewed NIH Research Grants
July 9, 2012
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
To be held at:
Columbia University
New York, NY

This one-day seminar is geared for junior faculty, students, and administrators who are beginning the process of submitting grants to National Institutes of Health (NIH). It is also relevant for seasoned researchers who wish to refresh their knowledge of the new NIH requirements and the peer review process. Ultimately, the focus is to assist all who wish to submit winning research proposals to the NIH.

Those attending will learn how to:
* Find the Appropriate Program and Grant Mechanism for Your Idea
* Read and Interpret RFAs
* Identify and Avoid Common Pitfalls of a Grant
* Develop an Irresistible Idea for Your Grant Application
* Address the Pieces of the Request for Proposal
* Maximize Your Application for Competitiveness
* Package the Proposal in the Requested Format
* Understand the New Scoring System and the Review Process
* Learn What Actually Happens in the Study Section
* Search for the Appropriate Study Sections For Submissions
* Decipher Pink Sheets: The Inevitable Resubmission
* Build an Airtight Case for Funding
* Discern the Art of the Budget

PresenterDr. Robert Freishtat is currently a Principal Investigator in the Division of Emergency Medicine at Children’s National Medical Center. He is also serves on the faculty of the Departments of Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine, and Integrative Systems Biology in the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC. His research interests include systems biology investigations of childhood asthma and drug development for sepsis. Dr. FreishtatÂ’s laboratory is currently funded by grants from NIH (5 as principal or co-investigator) and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. Dr. Freishtat is the Secretary-Treasurer of the American Federation for Medical Research and an active member of the American Thoracic Society. He has authored over 30 articles and book chapters in the fields of asthma, sepsis, and emergency medicine and reviews for six different journals.

To register:
Please visit our website
Or call us toll free at (866)-704-7268 or (571) 257-8864
Cost: (Including breakfast ) $335.00
*Space is limited, and since this class fills-up quickly, it is on a first-come, first-serve basis.*

Can’t make it?
Join us on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST for our
“Writing & Designing NIH Proposal” Online Webinar
To register click here and then on the Webinar from the workshop list.

Columbia University is not endorsing or sponsoring the activities conducted by The Grant Training Center on Columbia University. The relationship between Columbia University and The Grant Training Center is solely that of licensor and licensee.”

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