OVERVIEW: The course will focus on how to write clear and persuasive grant applications. The purpose of the course is to increase the quality of a scientist’s grant application by successfully communicating scientific data and ideas. Emphasis will be placed on how to use the title abstract and introduction sections to draw in reviewers and how to write an organized and focused proposal using specific scientific aims.
Location and Time: The course will be held at two different locations.
In addition, individual tutorials will be held on:
Coordinator: Jamila Torain
Links and Related Training Opportunities:
This course is part of a continuing curriculum for training NCI clinical and postdoctoral fellows. Each fall, a course in “Translational Research in Clinical Oncology” (TRACO) and “Redox Biology” is offered primarily for NIH postdoctoral fellows. In February a two-day course on the Statistical Analysis of Research Data” (SARD), hosted by Dr. Terry Moody, is offered for NIH clinical and postdoctoral fellows. Also, “Demystifying Medicine for PhDs” has two hours of lectures each week from January-May, hosted by Dr. Irvin Arias ( firstname.lastname@example.org ). For additional postdoctoral training opportunities at NIH viewhttps://www.training.nih.gov/ .
Terry Moody, Ph.D.
Jonathan Wiest, Ph.D.
Carol Winkelman, M.A.
Faculty: Carol Winkelman has an M.A. in English and American Literature and has taught scientific and grant writing courses at numerous universities, including Duke University, University of Cincinnati, and University of Pennsylvania. She has written numerous articles on health and travel for the Boston Globe , Los Angeles Times , Southern Exposure and The Cincinnati Enquirer .
A service of the National Cancer Institute