Trainee Information

Events

On-Site at NIH: Personalized Feedback on Your Grant Application

Wednesday, July 12, 1:00–5:00 pm (Free, trainee registrants only).
Main NIH campus.

NIH Program Officials and NICHD leadership will give registered trainees a presentation on NIH/NICHD policies and a brief walking tour of the NIH campus. Later in small groups, NIH Program Officials and experienced NIH peer reviewers will provide trainees personalized feedback on their Specific Aims page (due at the time of event registration) and a short 5 minute presentation about their research plan (3–4 slide presentation given at the event). Please note that this event is hosted the afternoon on the day before the Annual Meeting; plan accommodations accordingly. Registration and attendance to the event is contingent on submission of a Specific Aims page at the time of event registration. The Roommate Referral Service can be used to cut accommodation costs. The deadline to register for this event is June 1, 2017. Information on how to register and how to use the Roommate Referral Service will be available shortly. 

Trainee Forum—Becoming an Effective Reviewer: A Means to Enhance Your Scientific Writing

Thursday, July 13, 10:30 am–12:15 pm (Free, trainee registrants only).
Location to be determined.

Learn how to properly conduct a peer review of manuscripts and grant applications. These skills will also enhance your own writing abilities. Speakers and topics will be announced shortly. 

Grants and Awards

Trainees are often eligible for Travel Grants to attend and present at the Annual Meeting, as well as Merit Awards that recognize the best abstracts submitted to and presented at the SSR Annual Meeting.

 

 

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