Dates: July 12-13
Where: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
The Career Development Workshop is an annual one to two day workshop that brings together scholars, early stage investigators, and senior investigators from institutions throughout the region. The purpose of the workshop is to provide small group instruction and one-on-one mentoring to individuals who intend to apply for grant funding in the coming year.
Session topics include:
- How to write innovative specific aims
- Choosing a funding mechanism that is right for you
- Research and integration across disciplines
- Writing a budget and budget justification
- How to write a biosketch
- Navigating IRB requirements
- One-on-one mentoring and grant application review
Who should attend: The workshop will be available to up to 20 participants from GMaP Region 5 which includes AK, WA, OR, Northern CA, HI, American Samoa and Guam. This workshop is geared toward individuals who intend to submit a grant application within a year of attending the workshop. Sessions will focus heavily on strengthening grant applications and one-on-one and small group mentoring. Two weeks prior to the workshop, the individuals who are chosen to attend will be asked to submit specific aims and/or a research question they would like to explore. Submitted aims and research questions will be reviewed by senior investigators and feedback will be provided.