Grant Writing: From Start to Finish, and Then Starting Again

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Program Purpose

The SITC Grant Writing Workshop will encompass when and how to find the right grant for your career stage and project, the do’s and don’ts of grant writing, and how to revise a grant for resubmission. Faculty members from academia with a track record of successful funding as well as program officers at the NIH and Private Foundations will provide insight on writing effective grants and utilizing program officers in the revision stages to successfully obtaining funding. There will be several formal presentations followed by panel discussions with an emphasis on early career scientists (postdoctoral fellows) and junior to mid-level faculty (Instructors and Assistant Professors).   

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Grant Writing Workshop Organizers

  • Ana Carrizossa Anderson, PhD – Harvard Medical School
  • Lorenzo Falchi, MD – Columbia University Medical Center
  • Jennifer Guerriero, PhD – Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • Marco Ruella, MD – University of Pennsylvania
  • Claire Vanpouille-Box, PhD – Weill Cornell Medical College

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this educational program includes students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior to mid-level faculty, which encompasses instructors and assistant professors who wish to solidify their understanding of grant writing.

Educational Objectives

  • To identify the correct funding mechanism appropriate for career stage and project
  • Describe how to be most effective in grant writing
  • Explain how to revise a grant for resubmission



Grant Writing: From Start to Finish, and then Starting Again is supported in part by a grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.

Schedule At-a-Glance

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