FUNDING AND GRANTSMANSHIP
FOR RESEARCH AND CAREER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

A COURSE FOR STUDENTS, POST DOCTORAL SCIENTISTS,
CLINICAL FELLOWS, NEW INVESTIGATORS, FACULTY, & ADMINISTRATORS

Columbia University students, post-doctoral fellows/scientists, faculty, and staff
not wishing to formally register are welcome to audit the course.

M9780, Call No. 88964, Pass/Fail*, One Credit,
Spring 2016, Thursdays, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Columbia University Medical Center
Hammer Health Sciences Center, Room 301
701 W. 168th St. New York, N.Y 10032

January 28, 2016
Dr. Jaime Rubin
Types of support and review processes for research and training activities: Government Agencies
Slide Presentation: Course Session 1
February 4, 2016
Dr. Jaime Rubin
a) Types of support and review processes for research and training activities: Voluntary Health Organizations, Foundations, Industry, Clinical Trials, and Development
Slide Presentation: Course Session 2a

b) Identifying sources of funding:
Slide Presentation: Course Session 2b

February 11, 2016
Dr. Jaime Rubin
Planning and organizing a research proposal - NIH R01 application used as a reference
Slide Presentation: Course Session 3a
Slide Presentation: Course Session 3b
February 25, 2016
Dr. Jaime Rubin
Planning and organizing a fellowship/career development proposal - NIH F30/F31/F32 and K01/K07/K08/K23/K25 applications used as references
Slide Presentation: Course Session 4
March 10, 2016
Dr. Richard Kessin
"How to Write": Discussion of proper grammar and composition. Critical review of selected writing pieces.
Suggested reading: The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. (Bartleby)
March 31, 2016
Dr. Howard Lieberman
Experiences of a peer reviewer and an "Inside Look" at an extramural grant review panel
April 14, 2016
Dr. Donna Farber
Dr. David Lederer
Practice of seeking grant support: Tips from experienced researchers at Columbia

* Grade determined by class attendance and a brief report on funding agencies and opportunities related to the student's own research interests and career goals.

Resources:

Additional Presentations:
Funding for Newly Independent Investigators: Slide Presentation: Independent Investigators
Grantsmanship for Postdoctoral Fellows - Overview of the NIH K99/R00 Funding Program: Slide Presentation: CU-K99/R00
Funding and Grantsmanship for Junior Investigators (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory): Slide Presentation: CSHL
Grantsmanship for Postdoctoral Fellows - The NIH K99/R00 Funding Program (New York Academy of Sciences): Slide Presentation: NYAS-K99/R00
Grantsmanship for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows - Individual Fellowships (New York Academy of Sciences): Slide Presentation: NYAS-Fellowships
Funding and Grantsmanship for Junior Investigators (Eastern-Atlantic Student Research Forum): Slide Presentation: ESRF
Funding and Grantsmanship for Postdoctoral Scholars in Science & Engineering: - Approaches for Competitive Applications [NYC ASCENT (Advancing Computer Science Careers through Enhanced Networking and Training)]: Slide Presentation: NYC ASCENT
Funding and Grantsmanship for Junior Investigators (National Student Research Forum): Slide Presentation: NSRF-1
Tips for Successful Fellowship and Career Development Applications (National Student Research Forum): Slide Presentation: NSRF-2
Funding for Post-doctoral Research Scientists and Fellows: Slide Presentation: Post-docs
Funding and Grantsmanship for Junior Investigators (Society of General Physiologists Annual Meeting and Symposium): Slide Presentation: SGP
Funding for Post-doctoral Research Scientists and Fellows (Arterioslerosis Research): Slide Presentation: Post-docs (Arterioslerosis Research)
Funding for Post-doctoral Research Scientists and Fellows (Diversity): Slide Presentation: Post-docs (Diversity)
Funding for Graduate Students: Slide Presentation: Graduate Students
Funding for Graduate Students-Best Practices for the Research Statement: Slide Presentation: Graduate Students-Research Statement
NIH Training Grants: Slide Presentation: Training Grants
NIH Training Grants - Tables 1-5: Slide Presentation: Training Grants-Tables
Introductory NIH Grants and Budgets: Slide Presentation: Intro and Budgets
Funding and Grantsmanship for Comparative Effectiveness and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research: Slide Presentation: CER
Funding for Clinical Fellows: Slide Presentation: Clinical Fellows
Funding for Clinical Fellows (Digestive and Liver Diseases): Slide Presentation: Clinical Fellows (Digestive and Liver Diseases)
Funding for Clinical Fellows (Cardiology): Slide Presentation: Clinical Fellows (Cardiology)
Funding for Clinical Fellows (Pediatrics): Slide Presentation: Clinical Fellows (Pediatrics)
Funding and Grantsmanship for Primary Care Physicians: Slide Presentation: Primary Care Physicians
Funding for Medicine Residents: Slide Presentation: Medical Residents
Funding for Medical Students: Slide Presentation: Medical Students
Funding for Dental Residents: Slide Presentation: Dental Residents

Writing a Grant Proposal: Application Forms and Writing Tips
http://grantscourse.columbia.edu/writing.htm

SPIN Funding Opportunities Database (includes e-mail alerts on investigator-specific funding opportunities)
SPIN is a comprehensive database of funding opportunities that is maintained on a daily basis. Sponsors include both government as well as private agencies and searches may be tailored to meet an individual user's area of interest.
https://www.infoed.columbia.edu/
Information on access, online training, search criteria, etc. http://spa.columbia.edu/funding/search-funding-spin

National Institutes of Health
http://grantscourse.columbia.edu/nih.htm

Foundation Directory (CU only)
Searchable field-driven database of 80,000 grantmakers (along with their yearly tax statements) and 500,000 awards
http://www.columbia.edu/cgi-bin/cul/resolve?clio3328966

Grants.gov
Single access point for grant programs offered by all Federal grant-making agencies
http://www.grants.gov

COURSE DIRECTOR: Dr. Jaime S. Rubin [(212) 342-3184; JSR9@columbia.edu]


Revision Date: December 2015