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Finding Funding: Working with foundations

September 24, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Registration is open for the 2021-2022 TraCS Professional Development Seminar series. This seminar series is aimed at research professionals, graduate students, postdocs and early stage faculty researchers. In this series, we cover foundational skills useful for career development in clinical/translational research.

The TraCS Professional Development Seminar series is split into 4 modules: Finding Funding, Communication Skills, Mentor-Mentee Training, and Rigor and Reproducibility.

Finding Funding

September 3, 2021 12-1 pm: Getting started: types of funding to support research and planning your proposal submission
1-2 pm: Developing a strategy and timeline for productivity in the 2021-2022 academic year
September 10, 2021 12-2 pm: Anatomy of a grant announcement/NIH 101
September 17, 2021 12-1 pm: Pilot awards: purpose and example internal mechanisms
1-2 pm: Peer review process
September 24, 2021 12-1 pm: Working with foundations
October 1, 2021 Panel discussion: Lessons learned about finding funding
12-1 pm: hear from successful early stage researchers
1-2 pm: hear from experienced grant reviewers

Through the UNC Event Registration system, you will be able to select which sessions you would like to attend. Please note: the Zoom link that you receive upon registration will work for all sessions within the Finding Funding module. Each session will be held in-person and/or via Zoom on Fridays.


September 24, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


NC TraCS Institute


Contact Name
Allison Rorie
Contact Email/Phone