New Investigator Development Program

Grants 102 Course Outline (tentative)

Session 1: Idea to Proposal
Wednesday February 12, 2014 (MSB B.100)

From 12:00 to 1:30 pm, lunch provided.

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

  • Lay abstract critique

  • Identify mentor

Session 2: Specific Aims, Innovation, & Significance
Wednesday March 52014 (MSB B.100) note: date change due to Spring Break

From 12:00 to 1:30 pm, lunch provided.

  • Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 7-9

  • Generate Innovation and Significance, revise lay abstract

  • Generate Specific Aims page

Session 3: Research Design & Methods (Laboratory-based Studies)
Wednesday April 9, 2014 (MSB B.100)

From 12:00 to 1:30 pm, lunch provided.
  • 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 14, 2014 (MSB B.100)

From 12:00 to 1:30 pm, lunch provided.

  • 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 11, 2014 (MSB B.100)

From 12:00 to 1:30 pm, lunch provided.

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

  • Revise and compile grant

Session 6: Executing the Research
Wednesday July 9, 2014 (MSB B.100)

From 12:00 to 1:30 pm, lunch provided.

  • Comparison of Innovation and Significance start to finish

  • Comparison of Lay Abstract start to finish


Completion Luncheon: August 2014