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Technical Assistance Webinars

Purpose: The purpose of this webinar series is to provide participants with technical assistance for successfully engaging the NIA grants application process.

Target Audience: Pre-and post-doctoral students and recent recipients of Ph.D., M.D., or related doctoral degrees who are researchers with an interest in health disparities and aging research are encouraged to register and participate. Applicants from diverse backgrounds, including individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, individuals with disabilities and women are encouraged to attend.

Upcoming Webinars

There are currently no upcoming webinars.

Past Webinars

What Your Advisor Never Told You About Getting Funded (5/19/2014)

Does this scenario sound familiar?

  • You’ve prepared and submitted your first grant application.
  • You’ve followed the advice of your senior colleagues, and you’ve proposed great science.
  • After the review, you check on line and discover that your application has not received a fundable score.
  • You’re quite upset and can’t understand what you might have done wrong.

About the Speaker: David Finkelstein, Ph.D. is Director of Metabolic Regulation Program, Division of Aging Biology at the National Institute on Aging. He has served as program administrator in the Division of Aging Biology at NIA for over 20 years.

Sponsored by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) Office of Special Populations, in collaboration with the Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization of The Gerontological Society of America.

Options for New Investigators: Grant Mechanisms (3/6/2014)

First in a series of Technical Assistance Webinars sponsored by the NIA Office of Special Populations.

About the Speaker: Robin A. Barr, D.Phil. was Director of the NIA Division of Extramural Activities. His leadership role at NIA includes managing the National Advisory Council on Aging and advising the NIA Director on all extramural activities of the Institute. He has also worked at the NIH level to help shape NIH’s policies towards new and early stage investigators.

For additional information

Ms. Andrea Griffin-Mann, Office of Special Populations,

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