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Navigating the Research Enterprise (formerly known as First Mondays): An Introductory Series for Postdoctoral Fellows & Early Career Junior Faculty

Modified: August 23, 2017

This annual seminar series takes place on select Mondays from 12:00-1:00 p.m., September 11th, 2017 through January 29th, 2018 (subject to change), on the Northwestern University Chicago Campus. Session location will vary between the Lurie Cancer Center and McGaw Pavilion, so watch the listed locations carefully.

Leadership for this course is provided by Rick McGee, PhD, Associate Dean for Professional Development and Professor of Medical Education; and Bill Lowe, MD, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology. The intent of this course is to provide an introduction to such issues as finding sources of research funds, writing effective grants, building a network of professional colleagues, and accessing important research resources in FSM

Please RSVP For Your Upcoming Navigating The Research Enterprise Seminar

Series Sessions:

  • 9/11/2017 - Introduction to the Series, Important Resources of NUCATS, & Constructing Your Individual Career Advancement Plan
  • 9/18/2017 - NIH Funding Opportunities
  • 10/9/2017 - Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Office of Research Development and The Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) at Northwestern Medicine
  • 10/23/2017 - Enhancing and Displaying Rigor and Transparency in Translational Research and Research Proposals
  • 11/13/2017 - The NIH Grant Review Process
  • 11/27/2017 - Strategies for Writing an Effective NIH 'R'
    and 'K' Proposal: Part 1
  • 12/11/2017 - Strategies for Writing an Effective NIH 'R'
    and 'K' Proposal: Part 2
  • 12/18/2017 - Working with the Northwestern Office of Sponsored Research (OSR)
  • 1/29/2018 - For Clinician Scientists: Deciding on and Designing a Strategy to Achieve the Level of Research That Fits Your Career - Consultant, Collaborator, Co-Investigator, or PI

Visit the site for more information and to review the series schedule.

Professional Development