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  The National Institutes of Health (NIH) invite you to participate in the 2012 Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration to be held in Indianapolis, Indiana.  


The National Institutes of Health (NIH) invite you to participate in the 2012 Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration to be held in Washington D.C.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Optional electronic Research
Administration (eRA)

Hands-on Computer Workshop
*Additional fee

Thursday - Friday,
June 21-22, 2012

2-Day Seminar
Flexible session tracks for Administrators,
Investigators, & All Interests

Omni Shoreham Hotel

The NIH Regional Seminar serves the NIH mission of providing education and training for the next generation of biomedical and behavioral scientists. This seminar is intended to:

  • Demystify the application and review process
  • Clarify federal regulations and policies
  • Highlight current areas of special interest or concern

About the Experts
The NIH Regional Seminar involves approximately 35 NIH and HHS staff who are brought to a central location in order to educate, share, and listen to attendees over the course of two days. This seminar is your opportunity to make direct contact with NIH policy officials, grants management, program and review staff, eRA Commons experts, as well as representatives from the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), and Office of Research Integrity (ORI). In addition, take advantage of networking opportunities to learn from fellow attendees from around the world.

Who Should Attend
The seminar and optional eRA workshops are appropriate for grants administrators, new and early stage investigators, researchers, graduate students, and anyone interested in the grants administration process. This year we are offering more networking opportunities than ever before...additional Institute/Center representation with one-on-one meeting opportunities and inclusion of sessions on NIH niche programs such as the AREA/R15 program.

Make plans now and book early - space is limited.
All inquiries regarding the seminar, please contact Ripple Effect Event Management at NIHRegionalSeminars@mail.nih.gov.

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