Grant Writing Workshop Schedule

Thursday, Nov. 9

Session I: Introduction to Grant Writing

1:30 – 1:35 p.m. Welcome and Overview of Grant Writing Workshop
Lorenzo Falchi, MD – Columbia University Medical Center
1:35 – 1:40 p.m. Introductions
Marco Ruella, MD – University of Pennsylvania
1:40 – 2:05 p.m. Identifying and Selecting the Right Grant
Sandra Demaria, MD – Weill Cornell Medical College
2:05 – 2:30 p.m. Mechanics of Grant Writing
John Barrett, MD – National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Panel Discussion

2:45 – 3 p.m.  Break

Session II: Mechanisms of Grant Review (Track A)


Career Development Awards
3 – 3:05 p.m.  Welcome and Introductions
Jennifer Guerriero, PhD – Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
3:05 – 3:35 p.m. Overview of Awards from Foundations and Societies
Kim A. Margolin, MD – City of Hope
3:35 – 4:05 p.m. Overview of NIH Transition Grants
Sonia Jakowlew, PhD – National Institutes of Health
4:05 – 4:20 p.m. Break
4:20 – 5 p.m. Guided Tour of NIH Peer Review Process
Sergei Radaev, PhD – National Institutes of Health
5 – 5:25 p.m. Panel Discussion
5:25 – 5:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
Jennifer Guerriero, PhD – Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Session II: Mechanisms of Grant Review (Track B)


Nonprofit or Government Grants for Independent Investigators
3 – 3:05 p.m. Welcome and Introductions
Ana Carrizosa Anderson, PhD – Harvard Medical School
3:05 – 3:35 p.m. Overview of Nonprofit Sector Funding
William Chambers, PhD – American Cancer Society
3:35 – 4:05 p.m. Overview of NIH/NCI Grants
Susan McCarthy, PhD – National Cancer Institute, Division of Cancer Biology
4:05 – 4:20 p.m. Break
4:20 – 5 p.m. Guided Tour of NIH Peer Review Process
Denise Shaw, PhD – National Institute of Health, Center for Scientific Review
5 – 5:25 p.m. Panel Discussion
5:25 – 5:30 p.m. Closing Remarks
Ana Carrizosa Anderson, PhD – Harvard Medical School