Research Support for the Early Career Scientist

Research Support for the Early Career Scientist

Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Columbia University, SCHAPIRO (Center for Engineering and Physical Science Research), Davis Hall

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Speakers: Jim Austin, Editor, Science's Next Wave and ScienceCareers.org; Michael B. Prystowsky, Chair, Council for Extramural Grants, American Cancer Society, Professor and Chairman, Department of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Emmeline Edwards, Deputy Director for Extramural Research, NINDS; Claude Desplan, Professor of Biology, NYU; Brian Gibney, Professor of Chemistry, Columbia University


Securing research funding can be challenging under any circumstances, and is even more difficult given today's fiscal climate. Hear directly from our panel of grant makers and experienced grant writers on how to make the cut, avoid common mistakes and successfully apply for highly competitive research grants.

Program



5:00 pm
Welcome
Rashid Shaikh, Director of Programs, New York Academy of Sciences.

5:05 pm
Jim Austin, Editor, Science's Next Wave and ScienceCareers.org, "How to Get Funded."

5:30 pm
Michael B. Prystowsky, Chair, Council for Extramural Grants, American Cancer Society, "Funding and the Grant Review Process at the ACS."

5:45 pm
Emmiline Edwards, Deputy Director for Extramural Research, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, "Funding Essentials: NINDS."

6:00 pm
Claude Desplan, Professor of Biology, New York University, "The Art of Grant Writing."

6:15 pm
Brian Gibney, Professor of Chemistry, Columbia University, "Grant Strategies for Junior Faculty."

6:30 pm
Close of Programs, Open Q&A, Njemlie Davis, Science Alliance.