For complete information about this course, please visit its website at: grantscourse.columbia.edu/
A COURSE FOR STUDENTS, POST DOCTORAL SCIENTISTS,
CLINICAL FELLOWS, NEW INVESTIGATORS, FACULTY, & ADMINISTRATORS
Those not wishing to formally register are welcome to audit the course.
M9780, Call No. 26781, Pass/Fail*, One Credit,
Spring 2014, Thursdays, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Columbia University Medical Center, Hammer Health Sciences Center, Room 301
Types of support and review processes for research and training activities: Government Agencies
a) Types of support and review processes for research and training activities: Voluntary Health Organizations, Foundations, Industry, Clinical Trials, and Development
b) Identifying sources of funding
Planning and organizing a research proposal - NIH R01 application used as a reference
To be scheduled
Planning and organizing a fellowship/career development proposal - NIH K01/K08/K23 application used as a reference
Experiences of a peer reviewer and critical review of a sample grant application.
Speaker: Dr. Howard Lieberman
Practice of seeking grant support: Tips from experienced researchers at Columbia
Topics will include: Identifying sources of support, grant writing, career development, how to make the transition from post-doc/fellowship to first independent research position, K awards and other junior investigator funding mechanisms, basic science research in a clinical dept, and how to manage collaborations
Speakers: Dr. Karina Davidson and Dr. Richard Deckelbaum
"How to Write": Discussion of proper grammar and composition. Critical review of selected writing pieces.
Suggested reading: The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. (Bartleby)
Speaker: Dr. Richard Kessin
* Grade determined by class attendance and a brief report on funding agencies and opportunities related to the student's own research interests and career goals.
SPONSORS: Institute of Human Nutrition, Department of Medicine, & Office of Faculty Professional Development
COURSE DIRECTOR: Dr. Jaime S. Rubin [(212) 342-3184; Jaime.Rubin@columbia.edu]