Grant Writing Seminar Series

This seven-week seminar series is designed for a wide range GHUCCTS faculty and staff. The series presents a general overview of the grant and funding processes as well as the level of detail required in a successful proposal. This series anchors CTR curriculum and training effort and supplements both coursework and mentored research. It is designed to prepare participants for the grant-writing workshop that requires participant to draft a proposal to submit to NIH or industry sponsors.



March 16, 2016 

Orientation to NIH & Scientific Review
by Frank Evans, PhD Program Director National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

 March 23, 2016

K Awards
by Rita Sarkar, PhD Program Director Division of Blood Diseases and Resources, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

 March 30, 2016

The Transformation of Ideas into Testable Hypotheses
by Jason Umans, MD, PhD Program Director, GHUCCTS TWD and MCD  Programs

 April 27, 2016       

Establishing Timelines
by Marc Blackman, MD Associate Chief of Staff for Research & Development DCVAMC

 May 4, 2016

Increasing Odds of NIH Funding
by William Southerland, PhD Director RCMI Program and HU Center for Computational Biology & Bioinformatics Howard University

 May 11, 2016

Multi-Disciplinary Research & Team Projects
by Carla Williams, PhD Director GHUCCTS Community Engagement and Research

 May 18, 2016

Overcoming Grant Writing Obstacles
by Kathryn Sandberg Director GHUCCTS TBS Program and Co-Director GHUCCTS MCD Program

 May 25, 2016

Career Development Awards
by Dexter Lee, PhD, FAHA Co-Director GHUCCTS MCD Program

 June 1, 2016

Budgets & NIH Online Application
by Joan Bardsley, RN, MBA, CDE Assistant Vice-President Research Operations MedStar Health Research Institute

 June 8, 2016

Funding Opportunities
by Courtney Boyce, MLD Contracts, Communications and Training Officer Office of Research Developmental Services Georgetown University