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August 12-13, 2010
Hyatt Regency Bethesda, Bethesda, MD

August 12, 2010
August 13, 2010

August 12, 2010

7:00–8:00 a.m.

Registration                                                                    Foyer, Cabinet/Judiciary

8:00–8:15 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions                                       Cabinet/Judiciary
Regina James, M.D., Director, Division of Special Populations
Eunice 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

8:15–9:45 a.m.

How to Develop an Ideal Idea for a Grant Application

9:45–10:15 a.m.

How to Maximize Programmatic Relevance; Matching the Grant Mechanism to Your Idea

10:15–10:30 a.m.

Working Break

10:30 a.m.

Research Design/Winning Grants (Part Two)

10:30–11:15 a.m.

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

12:00–1:00 p.m.

Plenary Presentation                                                   Old Georgetown
Yvonne Maddox, Ph.D., Deputy Director, NICHD

1:00 p.m.

Research Design/Winning Grants (Part Three)

1:00–1:30 p.m.

Coping with the Shortened Approach to Writing NIH Grant Applications

1:30–2:15 p.m.

Special Aims Section

2:15–2:45 p.m.

New Research Strategy Session

2:45–3:00 p.m.

New Approach to Literature Review and Preliminary Data

3:00–3:15 p.m.

Working Break

3:15 p.m.

Research Design/Winning Grants (Part Four)

3:15–3:30 p.m.

New Approach to Biographical Sketch and Facilities and Other Resources

3:30–3:50 p.m.

Overall Budget and Budget Justifications

3:50–4:00 p.m.

Title, Project Summary, and Project Narrative

4:00–4:30 p.m.

General Discussion with Questions and Answers

5:30–7:30 p.m.

Working Dinner                                                            Old Georgetown
For scholars, speakers, and the NICHD meeting committee only

August 13, 2010

7:30–8:00 a.m.

Registration and Poster Set Up for Scholars        Meeting Room Foyer

8:00–8:30 a.m.

Career Path to a Primary Investigator                    Cabinet/Judiciary
Joan 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

8:30–9:45 a.m.

Mentoring Scholars: Lessons Learned
Rebecca D. Burdine, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University

9:45–10:30 a.m.

Scholars Poster Session                                           Meeting Room Foyer

10:30–10:45 a.m.

Working Break

10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.

NIH Updates in Peer Review   (PDF -  770 KB)         Cabinet/Judiciary
Marita Hopmann, Ph.D., Division of Scientific Review, NICHD

12:15–1:00 p.m.

Lunch                                                                              Old Georgetown

1:00–2:00 p.m.

Career Development Discussion  (PDF - 677 KB)  Cabinet/Judiciary
Ralph Nitkin, Ph.D., National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research, NICHD

2:00–3:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
Discussions with NICHD Program Directors, Mentors, and Grants Management Staff

Breakout Session #1                 Patuxent
Breakout Session #2                 Potomac
Breakout Session #3                 Severn
Breakout Session #4                 Susquehanna

3:30–4:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks, Wrap-Up, and Adjournment    Cabinet/Judiciary

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