NIH Career Development & Training Award Workshops


Two half-day sessions— Register for one or both!                                      

Morning Session

General Workshop: Steps to a Competitive Application (9:30—11:30 am)

  • Navigating NIH: an overview of NIH and the grant review process
  • Mock Study Section: a demonstration of a study section panel by invited faculty
  • 15 Steps to the Payline: a stepwise guide to preparing a successful application
  • Questions & Discussion of Grant Strategies

Afternoon Session

Know Your Award

  • Know Your NRSA (1:00–2:00 pm): A guide to individual Pre- and Post-doctoral (F) Awards
  • Know Your K (2:00–3:00 pm): A guide to Basic and Clinical Career Development Awards (K01, K08, K23, K25)
  • Know Your Kangaroo (3:00–4:00 pm): A guide to Career Transition Awards for Postdocs (K99/R00, K22) 


This program is for the Tri-Institutional research community.

Date & Time(s)


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Rockefeller Research Laboratories
430 East 67th Street
Room RRL-116
New York, NY 10065

Registration Details


Joan Lakoski, PhD
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

Robert Milner, PhD
University of Massachusetts