PHAR 9400

Grant Writing in the Pharmacological Sciences

Course Description:
Biomedical researchers must be able to clearly and effectively communicate scientific concepts and justify proposed experiments in writing. In this course, trainees will learn and practice effective grant writing skills. Students will submit scientific proposals and workshop them with faculty mentors and peers.

Prerequisites:
– Instructor Permission by July 31, 2020.
– Identified research problem (may be your intended Advancement to Candidacy Exam topic or a fellowship application).
– Substantial knowledge of the literature in the proposed research area.
– Commitment to ongoing participation in both writing and editing for the duration of the course.

Textbooks:
Writing the NIH Grant Proposal: A Step-by-Step Guide, Third Edition
Authors: William Gerin, Christine Kapelewski Kinkade, and Niki Page
ISBN-13: 978-1506357737, ISBN-10: 1506357733

The Elements of Style, Fourth Edition
Authors: William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White
ISBN-13: 978-0205309023, ISBN-10: 9780205309023

Course Coordinators

Instructor: Dr. Thurl Harris (TEH3C, 924-1584)
Administrative Support: Antoinette Reid (ADW2N, 924-1919)