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New Investigator Development Program

Grants 102 Course Outline

Monthly sessions from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm every second Wednesday from February 2019 to July 2019. Lunch will be provided and parking will be validated for the UTP Parking Garage. 

Session 1: Idea to Proposal

Wednesday February 13, 2019 (MSB G.100))
From 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Speaker: Kevin Morano, PhD, Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 1-4, 6
Assignment: Lay abstract critique, Identify a mentor

Session 2: Specific Aims, Innovation, & Significance

Wednesday March 13, 2018 (MSB G.100))
From 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Speaker: Kevin Morano, PhD, Professor, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 7-10
Assignment: Generate Innovation and Significance, revise lay abstract, Generate Specific Aims page

Session 3: Research Design & Methods (Laboratory-based Studies)

Wednesday April 10, 2018 (MSB G.100)
From 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Rodney Kellems, PhD, Professor and Chair, Medical School Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 11-15
Tasks: Revise Specific Aims Page
Assignment: Generate Research Design and Methods

Session 4: Research Design & Methods (Population-based Studies)

Wednesday May 8, 2018 (MSB G.100)
From 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Speaker: Laura Mitchell, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean for Research, School of Public Health
Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 11-15
Tasks: Revise Research Design and Methods, Specific Aims page
Assignment: Innovation and Significance, Lay Abstract

Session 5: Review & Response

Wednesday June 12, 2018 (MSB G.100)
From 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Speaker: Michael Lorenz, PhD, Professor, Medical School Dept. of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics
Reading: The Grant Application Writer’s Workbook, Chapters 16-21
Assignment: Revise and compile grant

Session 6: Executing the Research

Wednesday July 10, 2018 (MSB G.100)
From 12:00 to 1:30 pm
Speaker: Michael Blackburn, PhD, Chief Academic Officer and Executive Vice President
Assignment: Comparison of Innovation and Significance start to finish, Comparison of Lay Abstract start to finish

 

Completion Luncheon: September 2019