A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grant - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780128153369

A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grant

2nd Edition

Authors: Andrew Hollenbach
Paperback ISBN: 9780128153369
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st June 2018
Page Count: 150
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A Practical Guide to Writing a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grant, Second Edition continues to provide F-Series grant applicants and mentors with insider knowledge on the process by which these grants are reviewed, the biases that contribute to the reviews, the extent of information required in an NRSA training grant, and a deeper understanding of the exact purpose of each section of the application. New additions to this edition include coverage of other NIH grants, such as R01, R21, and P20, as well as information on significant modifications to the Biosketch and Letters of Recommendation sections.

This book is a solid resource for trainees and their mentors to use as a guide when constructing F30, F31, and F32 grant applications.

Key Features

  • Includes information on changes since the first edition, including these new components, such as Applicant's Background
  • Provides a description of the Institutional Environment and Commitment to Training
  • Covers F30, F31, and F32 grant applications
  • Presents key suggestions on how to best construct each section of the application

Readership

Predoctoral students (both Ph.D. and M.D. /Ph.D.) and postdoctoral researchers that are eligible to submit a Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA training grant as well as their mentors and advisors

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Ruth L. Kirschstein—The Woman and Her Legacy
1.1 Ruth L. Kirschstein—A Brief Biography
1.2 The Legacy—The Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Grants
Chapter 2. The People Behind the Curtain—Understanding the Review Process
2.1 The Review Process
2.2 The Role of Human Nature in the Review Process
Chapter 3. Who Are You?—The Fellowship Applicant
3.1 The Biosketch
3.2 Goals for Fellowship Training and Career
3.3 Selection of Sponsor and Institute
3.4 Previous Research Experience
3.5 Letters of Recommendation
3.6 Respective Contributions
3.7 Activities Planned Under this Award
Chapter 4. Who’s the Boss?—Sponsor, Collaborators, and Consultants
4.1 Biosketch
4.2 Sponsor and Cosponsor Information
Chapter 5. Blind Them with Science—The Research Training Plan
5.1 Specific Aims
5.2 Significance
5.3 Approach
Chapter 6. Last but Not Least: Institutional Environment, Training Potential, and Other Scored Items
6.1 Institutional Environment and Commitment to Training
6.2 Training Potential
6.3 Overall Impact Score
6.4 Other Scored Items
Chapter 7. Details, Details, Details—Nonscored Items, Formatting, and the Cover Letter
7.1 Project Summary/Abstract
7.2 Project Narrative
7.3 Responsible Conduct of Research
7.4 Formatting
7.5 Cover Letter
Chapter 8. Now What?—Resubmission
8.1 The Summary Statement
8.2 To Resubmit or Not to Resubmit
8.3 Addressing the Critiques
8.4 Introduction to the Application
Appendix. Checklist of Required Items

Details

No. of pages:
150
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Paperback ISBN:
9780128153369

About the Author

Andrew Hollenbach

Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA, USA

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