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Supporting Strategic, Large Scale, Multi-Investigator, Cross-Disciplinary, Research Proposals at UB

NIH Proposal Writing Boot Camp

Registration Closed - Contact Kristina Wasson-Blader to be added to the wait list.


Sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives and Research Advancemnent and Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Wednesdays, August 13 - September 17, 2014

12:00pm — 1:30pm
210 Kimball Tower, University at Buffalo South Campus

Who Should Attend

Principal Investigators who have prepared a draft proposal and who plan to submit within one of the next two NIH submission cycles

About this Workshop Series

The NIH Boot Camp  is designed to be interactive. Participants will receive feedback on draft proposals throughout the series and can have a completed proposal ready for the next NIH submission. Participants should plan to attend all workshop sessions.

August 13        Specific Aims
August 20        Budgets/budget justifications by Sponsored Projects Services
August 27        Significance and Innovation
September 10   The Approach section—it’s not just about your methods
September 17   Completing your application

Kristina Wasson-Blader, PhD, ELS, is a technical editor in UB’s ORA. She has edited more than 100 grant proposals, including R01s, R03s, Program Projects, COBREs, and Cooperative Agreements. She received her PhD in Biology in 1999 and has been working as a scientific writer and editor for more than 13 years.

Space is limited to 15 participants. Registration is Free but required.

Email Kristina Wasson-Blader, PhD, ELS at