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iMERS: Workshop NIH SuRE-First R16

Wed, August 17, 2022, 1:00-3:00 PM EST
Two 60-min virtual sessions with breaks, plus live Q&A
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Interested in pursuing a SuRE-First grant? The NIH SuRE program supports research at institutions with a significant number of students who are underrepresented in the biomedical workforce and have limited NIH research support. Join our presentation to learn about SuRE-First awards supporting investigators who have not had prior independent external research grants.

Session One: Programmatic Evaluating Scientific Merit: Specific Aims page and components of the Research StrategyCollaborating with Others: Strategic use of co-investigators and required student researchHighlighting Your Role and Qualifications: Biosketch guidelines and structure

Session Two: Administrative Understanding Specifics: A SuRE-First R16 funding opportunity overviewJustifying Costs: Concepts for appropriate budgetsManaging the Package: Administrative pieces of the proposal package explained


Brett Spear, PhD
iMERS Co-Director
University of Kentyucky Professor of Microbiology, Immunology, ad Molecular Genetics
Member, Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology Study Section (HBPP), NIDDK

Sean Scott, CRA
iMERS Research Administration Lead
Founder of Coalition for the Advancement of Research at Minority Serving Institutions
Society of Research Administrators International Distinguished Faculty

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