ASBMB Grant Writing Workshop

22 June, 2017 - 24 June, 2017 All day

The ASBMB’s Interactive Mentoring Activities for Grantsmanship Enhancement (IMAGE) grant writing workshop is for assistant professors and postdoctoral scientists who are preparing to transition into independent faculty positions.

  • The workshop is open to assistant professors and senior postdoctoral fellows preparing to transition into independent academic positions.
  • The ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee especially encourages applications from junior faculty and postdoctoral fellows that are underrepresented minorities, and from assistant professors from minority-serving or primarily undergraduate institutions.
  • Participants do not have to be  members of the ASBMB.
  • The ASBMB and the NSF will cover onsite costs, including group meals.
  • Participants must be nominated by their principal investigator or department chair. Letters of support must include a financial commitment to cover travel and lodging.

Nomination Procedure:
Workshop participants must be nominated by their principal investigator or department chair. All nominations must be submitted by Friday, May 5, 2017 at 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Nominations should be submitted using the link at the end of this page.

Nomination Materials:

  1. One letter of support from the nominating department chair or PI. The letter should include a financial commitment towards travel and lodging.
  2. Professional CV of nominee.
  3. A one-page research statement outlining nominee’s research interests or proposed work, including specific research aims.

All documents should prepared as individual files in PDF format.

Notification of Selection:
The final workshop participants will be selected by the middle of May 2017. Notifications will be sent via email to all nominees and nominators.

Application deadline: May 5, at 5 p.m. Eastern
Click here to apply.