Dr. Larsen to lead grant writing boot camp Jan. 27

by Max Kuenstling, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research | January 12, 2017

Image with caption: Jennifer Larsen, M.D., vice chancellor for research

Jennifer Larsen, M.D., vice chancellor for research

Jennifer Larsen, M.D., vice chancellor for research, will lead a grant writing "boot camp" from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 27, at the Sorrell Center, Room 2014.

New and early-stage investigators are encouraged to register online for the event.

The boot camp will give attendees a broad overview and the basics of grant writing, with a focus on helping early investigators who are just beginning to apply for federal funding.

Topics discussed throughout the morning include:

  • Finding and using resources for grant preparation and submission;
  • A review of common grant elements;
  • Principles of good grant-writing and grantsmanship;
  • Understanding grant budget basics; and
  • Timelines and required processes.

Other speakers will include:

  • Howard Fox, M.D., Ph.D., professor and senior associate dean for research, College of Medicine;
  • Bethany DeCarolis, assistant director of Sponsored Programs Administration;
  • Julie Ditter, administrator in the UNMC Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience;
  • Pamela Ehmke, finance administrator, College of Public Health; and
  • Max Kuenstling, director of grant programs and communication, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

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