Grants 102 Course Outline

Monthly sessions from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm from February 2021 to July 2021 on WebEx. 

Session 1: Idea to Proposal

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

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 10, 2021

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 14, 2021

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 12, 2021

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 9, 2021

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 14, 2021

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 2021