New Investigator Development Program

Grants 102 Course Outline (tentative)

Sessions are held on the second Wednesday of the month in MSB B.605 from 12:00 to 1:30PM.  Lunch is provided.

Session 1: Idea to Proposal

February 11, 2015

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

  • Lay abstract critique

  • Identify mentor

Session 2: Specific Aims, Innovation, & Significance
March 11, 2015 

  • 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)
April 8, 2015 
  • 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)
May 13, 2015 

  • 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
June 10, 2015 

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

  • Revise and compile grant

Session 6: Executing the Research
July 8, 2015

  • Comparison of Innovation and Significance start to finish

  • Comparison of Lay Abstract start to finish


Completion Luncheon: August 2015