The Institute of Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) has coordinated a grant writing series, K-Club, intended for junior faculty preparing to submit applications for the NIH Mentored Career Development Awards. These awards are designed to promote the career development of specific groups of individuals based on their past training and career stage.

The objective of these programs is to bring candidates to the point where they are able to conduct their research independently and are competitive for major grant support.

This structured, workshop series is designed to assist junior faculty and fellows who are preparing competitive career development grant applications for June 2018 NIH submission. The program is broken up into 3 grant writing workshop that will prepare applicants to submit a K award.

Information Session: Friday January 26
(Hewitt Hall Large Conference Room)
9:00am - 11:00am

Workshop 1: Grant Preparation; Specific AIMS February 9
Workshop 2: Grant Preparation; Career Development Plans, Significance and Innovation,
          and Additional Information March 2
Workshop 3: Grant Preparation; Full Draft Preparation April 13

The initial session is an overview of available funding for early career faculty from the NIH. The session will also cover the requirements for the application to the ICTS K-club workshop will be reviewed.

Application to attend the grant writing workshop includes: Signed MOU, NIH Biosketch and a Draft of Specific AIMS.

Applications for the K Preparation Workshops are due to Diana Vigil via email (dvigil1@uci.edu) by February 2.

For questions and to RSVP please contact Diana Vigil; 949-824-1231 (dvigil1@uci.edu)