Regional Seminar 2006
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Stephen W. Russell


David C. Morrison






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Regional Seminars
Seminars on Writing Research Proposals, Career Development Awards and for Biomedical Publication
These seminars will be presented by either Stephen W. Russell or David C. Morrison, each of whom has held peer-reviewed funding continuously throughout his research career. Each has also spent many years reviewing proposals for a variety of national granting agencies.


Stephen W. Russell, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Education:
D.V.M. and Ph.D. (Comparative Pathology) University of California - Davis
Postdoctoral research fellow, Scripps Research Institute

Faculty Positions: (in chronological order)
Scripps Research Institute (supported by Research
Career Development Awards from the National Institutes of Health and the American Cancer Society - California Division)
University of North Carolina (Associate Professor and Member, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center)
University of Florida (Professor and Chairman, Department of Comparative and Experimental Pathology)
University of Kansas Medical Center (Wilkinson Distinguished Professor [currently Emeritus] and Director, Kansas Cancer Center)

David C. Morrison, Ph.D.

Education:
Ph.D., Yale (Molecular Biology and Biophysics)
Postdoctoral research fellow, National Institutes of Health and Scripps Research Institute.

Faculty Positions: (in chronological order)
Scripps Research Institute (supported by NIH Research Career Development Award)
Emory University School of Medicine (William Timmie Endowed Chair)
University of Kansas Medical Center (Kansas Masons Endowed Chair; Professor and Chairman, Department of Microbiology; Associate Director - Research, Kansas Cancer Center; holder, NIH MERIT Award)
Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City ( Westport Anesthesiology Endowed Chair; Director of Medical Research)
University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine (Sosland Endowed Chair Shock-Trauma)




SEMINARS OFFERED

For each of the following seminars, attendees will receive an extensive handout that contains the slides from the seminar and pertinent examples/practical exercises.

WRITE WINNING GRANTS
April 20 Full Day

Nationally acclaimed all-day seminar designed to optimize the development and presentation of a research topic to any granting agency. It is designed to avoid the trial-and-error approach to learning this critically important skill.

What You Will Learn

WRITING SUCCESSFUL MENTORED CAREER-DEVELOPMENT AWARD PROPOSALS
April 21 Half Day (Morning)

The principles and fundamentals of writing a mentored career-development award to any agency are emphasized in this half-day seminar. NIH K Awards and individual postdoctoral (F32) National Research Service Awards are used as the examples.

What You Will Learn


WRITING SUCCESSFUL NATIONAL
SCIENCE FOUNDATION
CAREER AWARD PROPOSALS

April 21 Half Day (Afternoon)

This half-day seminar focuses on one of NSFís most prestigious and competitive awards. Emphasis is on presenting an assistant professorís research and teaching credentials to be maximally appealing to NSF.

What You Will Learn

 
WRITING FOR BIOMEDICAL PUBLICATION
April 22 Full Day

This all-day seminar could just as well be titled, Publish, Donít Perish. It is designed to complement the educational backgrounds of graduate students, post-doctoral research fellows and junior faculty members by detailing the steps that are entailed in writing publishable manuscripts.

What You Will Learn