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New Investigator Development Program

Grants 102 Course Outline

Monthly sessions from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm every second Wednesday from February 2019 to July 2019. Lunch will be provided and parking will be validated for the UTP Parking Garage. 

Session 1: Idea to Proposal

Wednesday February 13, 2019 (MSB G.100)

From 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Speaker: Kevin Morano, PhD, Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 1-4, 6

Assignment: Lay abstract critique, Identify a mentor

Session 2: Specific Aims, Innovation, & Significance

Wednesday March 13, 2018 (MSB G.100)

From 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Speaker: Kevin Morano, PhD, Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 7-10

Assignment: Revise Lay Abstract, Generate Specific Aims page, Generate Innovation and Significance

Session 3: Specific Research Design & Methods (Population Based Studies) 

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 (MSB G.100)

From 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Speaker: Laura Mitchell, PhD, Professor, Epidemiology and Disease Control, School of Public Health

Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 11-15

Assignment: Lay Abstract Critique, Revise Specific Aims page, Revise Innovation and Significance, Generate Research Design and Methods

Session 4: Research Design & Methods (Laboratory-based Studies)

Wednesday May 8, 2019 (MSB G.100)

From 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Rodney Kellems, PhD, Professor and Chair, Medical School Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 11-15

Assignment: Revise Research Design and Methods

Session 5: Review & Response

Wednesday June 12, 2019 (MSB G.100)

From 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Speaker: Michael Lorenz, PhD, Professor, Medical School Dept. of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics

Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapter 5, Chapters 16-21

Assignment: Revise and Compile Grant

Session 6: Executing the Research

Wednesday July 10, 2019 (MSB G.100)

From 12:00 to 1:30 pm

Speaker: Michael Blackburn, PhD, Chief Academic Officer and Executive Vice President

Assignment: Comparison of Innovation and Significance start to finish, Comparison of Lay Abstract start to finish

 

Completion Luncheon: September 2019