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UCLA CTSI K/CDA Workshop (Early Registration Deadline)
Deadline: March 29, 2018 05:05 PM



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The UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) will be holding an all-day workshop for junior investigators who have applied, are applying, or thinking about applying for a NIH K/Career Development Award. We are offering this special opportunity to junior faculty at the UCLA CTSI partnered institutions (Cedars-Sinai, CDU, LA Biomed Harbor-UCLA, and UCLA) to learn how to prepare successful K applications. Breakfast and lunch will be served.

During the morning session of this K Workshop, presentations will be made by UCLA CTSI Workforce Development Program Leaders. During the afternoon session, the CTSI senior investigators and leaders will review and discuss draft applications submitted by junior faculty and provide feedback on preparing successful K award applications on an individual basis. The workshop will be relevant to anyone who plans to seek a K or career development award. You can also find past workshop materials at http://www.ctsi.ucla.edu/education/pages/edtools.

TENTATIVE WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
8:30am-9:00am REGISTRATION (BREAKFAST WILL BE SERVED)
9:00am-12:30pm PRESENTATIONS
12:30pm-1:30pm LUNCH Q&A
1:30pm-4:00pm REVIEW & DISCUSSION OF DRAFT K/CDA GRANT APPLICATIONS


SPEAKERS TOPIC
Carol Mangione, MD, MSPH (CTSI Bio) Navigating the NIH K Award Process
Isidro Salusky, MD (CTSI Bio) Writing the NIH K Award
Mitchell Wong, MD, PhD (CTSI Bio) UCLA CTSI KL2 Award, Grant Proposal Online Library, New NIH Guidelines on Rigor & Premise
Chris Evans, PhD (CTSI Bio) Considerations in Applying for a K99 Award: the NIH "Pathway to Independence"

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL SESSIONS. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

  • Early registration deadline (submitting a draft K grant application): 5PM on March 29, 2018.
  • General registration deadline (NOT submitting a draft K grant application): 5PM on May 7, 2018.

Please submit the items below by 5PM Thursday, April 26, 2018 through the Workshop Draft Grant Application Submission Website. Link to the submission website will be emailed to those who have registered to submit a draft application. You may refer to the NIH website for page limits for K grant applications.

  • NIH Biosketch
  • Draft K grant application at any stage of development.
    • Specific Aims
    • First three items of Candidate Information (Candidate's Background, Career Goals and Objectives, and Career Development/Training Activities During Award Period)
    • Research Strategy – Please note the new NIH Criteria for Rigor and Reproducibility at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/RigorandReproducibilityChart508.pdf
    • Bibliography & References cited
    • NIH Summary Statement (for resubmissions)
    • Other sections you want reviewed

NOTE: If you are selected to participate in the review process, copies of your materials will be distributed to ALL attendees for that session in addition to your assigned reviewers. All copies will be collected at the end of the workshop and shredded.

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If you have any questions, please contact the UCLA CTSI KL2 Program at kl2@ctsi.ucla.edu.


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