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Nov. 8 Open House: Education, Training and Career Development

Please join Dr. Jasjit S. Ahluwalia to learn more and offer suggestions about the Clinical and Translational Science Institute's Education, Training and Career Development programs and resources, including nearly $1 million in career development funding for junior investigators, with applications due December 16, 2011.

Date: Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch will be served
Location: 717 Delaware Street S.E., Room 105

View and download the Education, Training and Research Career Development RFAs.

New Investigator Pre-K Pilot Program
The Pre-K Pilot Grant is available to Assist Professors (in rank ≤ three years) conducting clinical or translational research. It provides $50,000 research funds, $2,000 travel funds over two years, and requires a primary mentor and biostatistician faculty mentoring team. Up to two proposals will be award each year.

KL2 Scholars Program (RFA-3)
The KL2 Scholars Program is releasing its third cycle of RFAs. It is available to Assistant Professors (in rank ≤ six years) conducting clinical or translational research. The program provides 75% salary support (up to $100,000 inclusive of fringe), $25,000 in research funds, and $1,000 travel funds per year for three years. It requires a primary, secondary and biostatistician faculty mentoring team. It includes weekly multidisciplinary seminars with BIRCWH (Women's Health K12) and CHRCDA (Child Health K12) programs. Up to three proposals will be award on this RFA cycle-3.

K to R01 Transition Grant
The K to R01 Transition Grant is available to Assistant Professors (in rank ≤ seven years), conducting clinical or translation research. It provides $50,000 research funds over two years and requires a primary mentor and biostatistician mentoring team. Up to five proposals will be awarded each year. Applicants must have active K award (KL2, BIRCWH, K12, CHRCDA K12, Independent K award (K23, K07,etc) for ≤ four years at the time of application.

2nd R01 Pilot Grant
The 2nd R01 Pilot Grant is available to Associate Professors (in rank ≤ four years) or Assistant Professors conducting research in clinical or translational science. It provides research funds up to $75,000 over two years to secure pilot data to submit a second, new NIH R01 grant (not a competitive renewal), and requires a biostatistician collaborator. Up to four proposals will be awarded each year.

For questions, please contact Lori Bona: bona0038@umn.edu or 612-626-1566.

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