Friday, January 5, 2018

Grant Writing Workshop Jan 24 // Grand Challenges in Biology applications due Feb 1

NIH & NSF Grant Writing Workshop
Registration is now open for a day of grant writing workshops

Wednesday, January 24th 2018
Mechanical Engineering Building, Room 1130
RSVP here - limited to 40 people

9 am - 10:30 am - Yoji Shimizu, PhD will talk about writing grants for the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Shimizu is the Associate Dean of Graduate Education and Professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology.

10:30 am - 12 pm - Frances Spalding, MAS will talk about the logistics of proposal submission and working with the Sponsored Projects Administration at the university. All grant submissions from UMN must go through SPA - find out how to make this part of the process of grant submission go smoothly! Ms. Spalding is the SPA Training Coordinator of the Electronic Grants Management System (EGMS).

12 pm - 12:30 pm - Lunch break - boxed lunches provided

12:30 pm - 2 pm - Jerry Cohen, PhD will talk about writing grants for the National Science Foundation. Dr. Cohen is a Professor in the Department of Horticultural Science.

Questions? Contact

Grand Challenges in Biology Postdoctoral Program
Deadline for applications is February 1st

Are you interested in collaborating on multidisciplinary research that addresses societally relevant problems? The Grand Challenges in Biology Postdoctoral Program is accepting applications for the 2018 cohort. It's a unique opportunity to take on big questions and work across disciplines to find answers. Postdoctoral associates will be encouraged to participate in grant proposal development workshops and other professional development activities offered at the College and the University of Minnesota, and they are permitted to serve as Principal Investigators on grant proposals.

Find more information about this opportunity from the College of Biological Sciences here.