May 8, 2013 -- The ASBMB is hosting a grant writing workshop for new and early career biochemistry and molecular biology faculty, June 27 – 29 in Washington, D.C. This workshop specifically targets new tenure-track faculty who have not previously received NSF or NIH funding.
Key features of the workshop will be:
- Talks by NSF and NIH program officers about funding opportunities and strategies for successful proposal submission
- Presentations by participants on their ideas and approaches for federal funding, which will be followed by critical feedback from a panel of expert reviewers and others
- A mock review panel to provide insight into the review process
- Case-study driven discussions related to beginning a career in academia, ethical standards of conduct, and strategies for long-term success
- Ample opportunities for networking with other participants/attendees and faculty mentors
This workshop is sponsored in part by the NSF and organized by the ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee.
Workshop mentors are:
- Vahe Bandarian (University of Arizona)
- Ruma Banerjee (University of Michigan at Ann Arbor)
- Squire J. Booker (Penn State University)
- Wilfredo Colón (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
- Reuben Peters (Iowa State University)
- Marion Sewer (UC, San Diego)\
- James Stivers (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine)
- Takita Felder Sumter (Winthrop University)
- David Wilson (SACNAS)
- Sarah Woodson (Johns Hopkins University)
To be considered for this workshop, visit www.asbmb.org/grantwriting2013 for nomination details. Nominees are responsible for securing departmental funding for the cost of airfare and lodging. The nomination letter should confirm the department’s wiliness to cover these costs.