Grant Writing Workshop

November 9, 2017 • 1:30-5:30 p.m.



When seeking career development awards, research grants or academic and institutional grants, applicants need to have a firm understanding of the different mechanisms of funding available, time management techniques, dos and don’ts in grant writing, and how to avoid common mistakes and pitfalls. The SITC Grant Writing Workshop will provide attendees with a solid foundation of grant writing basics as well as specific pearls of wisdom from experienced study section reviewers and chairs. Participants will convene for a comprehensive introduction to grant writing and then will split into two breakouts to take a deeper dive into career development awards or research grants, based on their most immediate career needs.

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this half-day educational program includes students, postdoctoral fellows, early career scientists, junior and senior post docs, and instructors transitioning to faculty positions who wish to solidify their understanding of grant writing.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this meeting, participants will be able to:

  • Describe effective structuring of research grant application
  • Identify the common mistakes/pitfalls when writing a grant
  • Understand how to make best use of the feedback received from review panels
  • Plot the best course of action in writing a grant application

For information on continuing medical education credits available through SITC's Workshop on Single Cell Techniques in Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy, please visit our Continuing Education Credit webpage.

Program Organizers

This program is organized in collaboration with the Early Career Scientist Committee. The following individuals are recognized for their leadership in developing this program:

  • Ana Carrizosa Anderson, PhDHarvard Medical School
  • Lorenzo Falchi, MDColumbia University Medical Center
  • Jennifer L. Guerriero, PhDDana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Marco Ruella, MDUniversity of Pennsylvania
  • Claire I. Vanpouille-Box, PhDWeill Cornell Medical College

Americans with Disabilities Act

handicap.pngEvent staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e., physical, dietary, etc.). Please contact SITC prior to the live event at +1 414-271-2456.



The SITC Grant Writing Workshop is presented in part by a grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.