Registration Open for 2008 NIH Regional Seminars in Program Funding and Grants Administration

Notice Number: NOT-OD-08-022

Key Dates
Release Date: December 14, 2007

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH), (http://www.nih.gov)

Registration is now open for two NIH Regional Seminars planned for 2008.  Due to the popularity of these seminars, early registration is highly recommended.  Space is limited. 

The NIH Regional Seminars encompass two full days, providing information about the NIH funding process, from opportunity identification and application preparation through post award administration. Presentations are targeted towards research administrators, new and experienced investigators, post docs and trainees. Opportunities for informal interactions between seminar participants and NIH grants management, program, policy, and review staff are incorporated into the program and such interactions are highly encouraged.
NIH electronic research administration (eRA) computer labs are offered on a day adjacent to the two day seminar.  For 2008, the following eRA lab sessions are offered:  Administration Basics, eRA Commons Status, Financial Status Report Status, X-Train, and eRA Commons for PIs and Delegates.  

The 2008 seminars will be held:

March 25-26, 2008 – San Antonio, Texas.  This two day seminar will be hosted by the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. NIH eRA computer labs will be offered on Thursday, March 27, 2008.  For questions regarding registration or logistics, please contact Jane Youngers at tel. 210-567-2340 or via e-mail at nihseminar@uthscsa.edu.  On-line registration is available on the UTHSCSA - NIH Regional Seminar Web page.

June 19-20, 2008 – Chicago, Illinois.  This two day seminar will be hosted by the University of Illinois at Chicago. NIH eRA computer labs will be offered on Tuesday, June 18, 2008. For questions regarding registration or logistics, please contact Jacqueline Berger at tel. 312-413-0075 or via nihseminar@uic.edu.  On-line registration is available on the UIC - NIH Regional Seminar Web page.

Links to program information and logistics from previous NIH Regional Seminars are available from the NIH Office of Extramural Research Regional Seminar Web site at: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/seminars.htm.

Inquiries

Questions on program content may be directed to Cynthia Dwyer, 2008 NIH Regional Seminar Coordinator, at tel. 301-594-4493 or dwyerc@mail.nih.gov


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