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Grants 102 Course Outline

2018 Grants 102 Course Agenda

Session 1: Idea to Proposal
Wednesday February 14, 2018 (MSB G.100))
From 12:00 to 1:30 pm, lunch provided
Presentation
  • Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 1-4, 6
  • Lay abstract critique
  • Identify mentor
Session 2: Specific Aims, Innovation, & Significance
Wednesday March 14, 2018 (MSB G.100))
From 12:00 to 1:30 pm, lunch provided

Presentation

  • Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 7-10
  • Generate Innovation and Significance, revise lay abstract
  • Generate Specific Aims page
Session 3: Research Design & Methods (Laboratory-based Studies)
Wednesday April 11, 2018 (MSB G.100)
From 12:00 to 1:30 pm, lunch provided

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

  • Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 11-15
  • Revise Specific Aims Page
  • Generate Research Design and Methods
  • Critique lay abstract
Session 4: Research Design & Methods (Population-based Studies)
Wednesday May 9, 2018 (MSB G.100)
From 12:00 to 1:30 pm, lunch provided

Guest Speaker, Laura Mitchell, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, School of Public Health

  • Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 11-15
  • Revise Research Design and Methods, Specific Aims page, Innovation and Significance, Lay Abstract
Session 5: Review & Response
Wednesday June 13, 2018 (MSB G.100)
From 12:00 to 1:30 pm, lunch provided

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

  • Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 16-21
  • Revise and compile grant
Session 6: Executing the Research
Wednesday July 11, 2018 (MSB G.100)
From 12:00 to 1:30 pm, lunch provided

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

  • Comparison of Innovation and Significance start to finish
  • Comparison of Lay Abstract start to finish

 

Completion Luncheon : September 2018