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, Pass/Fail*, One Credit, Call number: 87533
Spring 2018, Thursdays, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Columbia University Medical Center
Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center (VEC), Rooms 404 and 405
104 Haven Avenue (at 171st Street)
New York, N.Y. 10032
#3 on Campus Map: http://www.cumc.columbia.edu/map

Session 1
Dr. Jaime Rubin
January 25, 2018
Types of support and review processes for research and training activities: Government Agencies
Slide Presentation: Course Session 1
Session 2
Dr. Jaime Rubin
February 1, 2018
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

Session 3
Dr. Jaime Rubin
February 8, 2018
Planning and organizing a research proposal - NIH R01 application used as a reference
Slide Presentation: Course Session 3a
Slide Presentation: Course Session 3b
Session 4
Dr. Jaime Rubin
March 8, 2018
Planning and organizing a fellowship/career development proposal - NIH F30/F31/F32 and K01/K07/K08/K23/K25/K99(R00) applications used as references
Slide Presentation: Course Session 4
Session 5
Dr. Howard Lieberman
April 12, 2018
Experiences of a peer reviewer and an "Inside Look" at an extramural grant review panel
Session 6
Dr. Donna Farber
Dr. David Lederer
April 26, 2018
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 on "Funding and Grantsmanship"
Specifically for Ph.D. and other doctoral students, medical students, post-doctoral fellows/scientists, residents, clinical fellows, and new/junior faculty.
http://grantscourse.columbia.edu/Additional_Presentations.htm

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/

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
Vice Chair for Investigator Development
Department of Medicine, Columbia University
(212) 342-3184, JSR9@columbia.edu


Revision Date: December 2017