August 12-13, 2010Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, MDFinal Agenda
August 12, 2010 August 13, 2010
Registration Foyer, Cabinet/Judiciary
Welcome and Introductions Cabinet/JudiciaryRegina James, M.D., Director, Division of Special PopulationsEunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD
Andrea Pfeffer, Program Analyst, Division of Special Populations, NICHD
8:15 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Research Design/Winning Grants (Part One)Peg AtKisson, Ph.D., Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops, LLC
How to Develop an Ideal Idea for a Grant Application
How to Maximize Programmatic Relevance; Matching the Grant Mechanism to Your Idea
Research Design/Winning Grants (Part Two)
The Fundamentals of Good Proposal Writing
11:15 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
The New Approach to NIH Review; How to Write for Reviewers
Plenary Presentation Old GeorgetownYvonne Maddox, Ph.D., Deputy Director, NICHD
Research Design/Winning Grants (Part Three)
Coping with the Shortened Approach to Writing NIH Grant Applications
Special Aims Section
New Research Strategy Session
New Approach to Literature Review and Preliminary Data
Research Design/Winning Grants (Part Four)
New Approach to Biographical Sketch and Facilities and Other Resources
Working Dinner Old GeorgetownFor scholars, speakers, and the NICHD meeting committee only
Registration and Poster Set Up for Scholars Meeting Room Foyer
Career Path to a Primary Investigator Cabinet/JudiciaryJoan Y. Reede, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., Dean for Diversity and Community Partnership, and Director of the Program for Faculty Development and Diversity, Clinical and Translational Science Center, Harvard Medical School
Mentoring Scholars: Lessons LearnedRebecca D. Burdine, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University
Scholars Poster Session Meeting Room Foyer
10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.
NIH Updates in Peer Review (PDF - 770 KB) Cabinet/JudiciaryMarita Hopmann, Ph.D., Division of Scientific Review, NICHD
Lunch Old Georgetown
Career Development Discussion (PDF - 677 KB) Cabinet/JudiciaryRalph Nitkin, Ph.D., National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research, NICHD
Breakout SessionsDiscussions with NICHD Program Directors, Mentors, and Grants Management Staff
Breakout Session #1 PatuxentBreakout Session #2 PotomacBreakout Session #3 SevernBreakout Session #4 Susquehanna
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