Dr. Larsen to lead grant-writing boot camp Oct. 20

September 26, 2017

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

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

As part of Innovation and Research Month in October, Jennifer Larsen, M.D., vice chancellor for research, will lead a grant writing "boot camp" from 8 to 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, at the Sorrell Center, Room 2018.

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; and
  • Bethany DeCarolis, assistant director of Sponsored Programs Administration.

This event is open to all campuses and will be live-streamed online during the event at this link. For more information regarding live-streaming and to learn about other events being held in October, please visit the 2017 Innovation and Research Month web page.


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