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NIH Career Development Workshop

Friday, April 3, 2015
8:00am – 12:00pm

UConn Health
Grossman Auditorium, Cell and Genome Sciences, 400 Farmington Ave

A grant writing workshop entitled “How to Write Successful Career Development Award Proposal” lead by Grant Writer’s Seminars and Workshops, LLC. This seminar is for Career Development Award (CDA) candidates and their mentors. It emphasizes the ‘partnering’ between candidate and mentor that is necessary for one of these proposals to be successful. The kinds of CDAs that are highlighted include the National Institutes of Health’s mentored K Awards, and NIH’s Ruth L. Kirschstein F32 National Research Service Award for individual post-doctoral fellows. Positioning for success in advance of writing the proposal, tips and strategies that help to assure a successful application, and principles / fundamentals applicable to any agency’s CDA are taught. Participation is limited and requires approval from your respective Dean or Associate Dean on the Research Deans Council. The seminars are being funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research partnering with the schools and colleges.

PREREQUISITE: To attend this career workshop, you must have attended either the Write Winning Grant Proposals workshop held on March 21, 2014 or registered for one during March 2015 since they are prerequisites for the career course.

To register by February 13, 2015 and for more details visit:


Larisa Zagorski, 860-486-6378,

Office of the Vice President for Research (primary), UConn Health Master Calendar, UConn Master Calendar

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