Intensive One Week Course on Grantsmanship!
The Biomedical Informatics Training Program taught it's first intensive course on granstmanship in Biomedical Informatics Monday, May 23, 2011 - Friday, May 27, 2011. The course was taken by eleven senior graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Plans are underway for a second session this year. Once again it will provide a 20 hour intensive immersion experience for trainees who wish to learn how to write a successful NIH or NSF biomedical informatics proposal. Dissertation awards, fellowships and K awards are emphasized. Highlights include panel discussions from postdoctoral fellows with recent awards, and NIH and NSF reviewers, as well as a mock study section. Trainees also have the opportunity to examine a wide range of informatics grant applications and summary statements.