Thursdays 12:00 - 1:30pm at the Telemedicine Building, room 313
Instructor: Lucila Ohno-Machado
Administration: Send me email to dbmi-admin to get added to the course list and get an invite to the MED276 private folder.
- Explain the grant proposal process and how grants are reviewed
- Provide practical experience in grant proposal writing and response to critiques
- Emphasize the importance of team work and persistence in grant writing
This is a hands-on course. Students will review funded and non-funded grant proposals for different types of NIH awards, with an emphasis on K (mentored) and R (non-mentored) research awards. Students will have an opportunity to have their own proposals reviewed by instructors and classmates. The instructor will prepare a research proposal with help from the students.
|4/4/13||Specific Aims, Scoring of Proposals
- review of 7 proposals (Specific Aims only)
- explain scoring system
- homework: write anonymized Specific Aims for your project and deposit in MED276 sub-folder 4/11
|4/11/13||Specific Aims Revisited, Research Strategy Components
- review of some Specific Aims pages from the ones deposited in MED276
- guide to critiques with example, overview of components of the research plan
- homework: write background/motivation portion of the Research Strategy
|4/18/13||Research Plan: Motivation, Significance|
|4/25/13||Approach and Innovation|
|5/2/13||Evaluation, Timeline, Budget|
|5/9/13||Preliminary Data, Investigator, Human Subjects|
|5/16/13||Career Plan for K proposals, Subcontracts for R proposals|
|5/23/13||Abstract, Facilities/Environment, Letters of Support|
|5/30/13||Response to Reviews|
|6/6/13||Next Steps: Managing Resources|
Reference book: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, by Stephen W. Russell and David C. Morrison, 2010. www.GrantCentral.com. I will leave one copy at the hut and one at SDSC, there are NIH and NSF versions. We will focus on NIH.