The MDI Biological Laboratory will host a grant writing seminar and workshop led by David C. Dawson, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Department of Physiology an Pharmacology at Oregon Health and Science University, and former director of MDI Biological Laboratory. Dr. Dawson is a longtime reviewer for the NSF and NIH, as well as the recipient of many institutional and independent research grants.
This is a combination seminar and workshop event. The seminar, which will be held on Wednesday morning, July 8, is open to the public. Those individuals who wish to participate in the workshop portion of the event will be asked to submit by July 8 a 1-2 page research abstract and specific aims based on the guidelines and principles discussed during the seminar. These mini-grant proposals will be reviewed by assigned participants prior to a mock study section on Thursday afternoon, July 9.
New investigators and junior investigators are especially encouraged to take advantage of this unique opportunity.
- James A. Coffman, Ph.D.Associate Professor; Director, Maine IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE)MDI Biological Laboratory
- David C. Dawson, Ph.D.Professor Emeritus, Department of Physiology an Pharmacology; Former Director, MDI Biological LaboratoryOregon Health and Science University
Wednesday, July 8:
9:00-10:30a Seminar and discussion: How to get started on a new grant.
10:00p Deadline for submission of draft mini-grants. Participants write abstracts and specific aims (1-2 pages).
Thursday, July 9:
1:00-5:00p Workshop: Mock study section review of mini-grants (Priority given to new and junior INBRE investigators; limited space available).
Thursday July 9th Workshop portion attendees with confirmed seats will be notified by workshop organizers.
Please call 207-288-9880 ext 102 to check for on-campus housing availability and pricing.
Funding is provided by Maine INBRE.