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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.


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...

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...  

 NIH CC Clinical and Translational Research Course for Ph.D. Students 

The NIH Clinical Center invites your graduate students to apply to the Clinical and Translational Research Course for Ph.D. Students, to be held at the NIH main campus July 7-18, 2014. This training is offered by the Clinical Center at no cost. Participants are responsible for their travel and lodging. Participation is limited to 30 students.

The application deadline is April 1, 2014  To apply, please encourage your students to visit http://cc.nih.gov/training/phdcourse. For more information, please refer to attached flyer or contact the NIH Clinical Center Office of Clinical Research Training and Medical Education: (301) 435-8015, phdcourse@cc.nih.gov.