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Seminars and Workshops

GHUCCTS offers a variety of organized seminars, workshops, and lectures oriented to the needs of trainees, faculty, and staff at a various levels. Throughout the year, these seminars and workshops provide additional opportunities for career development and enrichment:


Our Research Education, Training and Career Development (RETCD) component offers a variety of organized seminars, workshops, and lectures oriented to the needs of trainees, faculty, and staff at a variety of levels. These seminars and workshops are designed to refine skills needed for Clinical and Translational Research (CTR) Including: Grant-Writing seminar series and Grant-Writing Workshops.

 2015 NIMHD Translational Health Disparities Course

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) will again host a course on the science of health disparities this summer. The course will take place on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, from August 3, 2015 to August 14, 2015.

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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.   More information...

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The Grant-Writing Workshop:

This twelve-week interactive workshop focuses on applying knowledge of clinical trials design, biostatistics, and research ethics to trainee specific proposal. The workshop presents all relevant funding sources, strategies that focus specifically on preparation of R-series and individual K-series applications, step-by-step explorations of the process of selecting and honing a research question, developing  a testable hypothesis and developing and presenting a cogent research plan. This workshop also provides additional critical support to scholars as they prepare their own K- or R-series applications.More information...  

Educational Seminar on Genetics, Research Ethics, and Incidental Findings:

This Educational Activity will meet the following objectives:

1. Provide basic genetics information with a focus on research issues related to incidental findings. 

2. Outline the major ethical issues arising from incidental findings as presented in the Presidential Commission document on incidental findings, with recommendations for how researchers might address them. 

3. Present the major issues arising from incidental findings in research, with emphasis on their impact on minority populations. 

4. Present the issues seen in genetic counselors' practices & research activities on incidental findings and how they are addressed.

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Other Upcoming Events:

Title- Communicating Science: Distilling Your Message
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