During the 2014 SOT Annual Meeting, attendees had a number of opportunities to gain in-depth information for researchers at every stage of their career. The Strategies for Funding Opportunities Brown Bag Luncheon held on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 was attended by more than 100 participants who gathered to receive practical, implementable information to facilitate seeking and securing funding. The luncheon program included the following speakers and presentations:
- Research Funding for Toxicology: NIH and Beyond!, Robert A. Roth, Center for Integrative Toxicology, Michigan State University, East Landing, Michigan.
- Important Essentials in Grantsmanship, Annette Kirschner, Health Scientist Administrator, National Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
- Tobacco Regulatory Science: Research Priorities and Funding Opportunities, Dana M. van Bemmel, Assistant Deputy for Research, Office of Science, Center for Tobacco Products, US Food and Drug Administration, Washington, DC.
- Navigating the K99/R00 and ONES Grant Programs as a Junior Investigator, Lauren M. Aleksunes, Assistant Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Piscataway, New Jersey.
In addition, Monday–Wednesday at the SOT Annual Meeting, program officers from a number of agencies were available to meet with attendees in the Research Funding Room. Moreover, you can access for viewing on the SOT website two webinars (see below) that were presented in the Research Funding Room.
Research Funding Information Webinar: Extramural Funding Opportunities with EPA: The STAR Program, James H. Johnson, Director, National Center for Environmental Research, US Environmental Protection Agency
Research Funding Information Webinar: Research Interests at Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Health Development, Tyl Hewitt, Chief, Developmental Biology and Structural Variation Branch, NICHD, NIH
We encourage you to provide us with information about Research Funding Opportunities to post to the Research Funding Blog. Please send funding news by email to Marcia Lawson.