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Succeeding with Your K Award

Please note - Succeeding with your K Award will be held virtually until further notice.

“Succeeding with Your K Award” is a highly interactive and mutually supportive peer-mentoring seminar series. It is designed for early-career faculty or post-doctoral fellows who are supported on National Institutes of Health K awards and meant to help them develop the ability to look at their own work and that of others in a critical but supportive manner.

If you are an early-career faculty member or post-doctoral fellow supported on a National Institutes of Health K award and would like to be added to the invitation list, please email nucats-ed@northwestern.edu. For more information, contact our CECD navigator.

Faculty director and staff include Yvonne C. Lee, MD, MMSc, Solovy/Arthritis research professor, associate professor of Medicine (Rheumatology) and Preventative Medicine; and Christine R. Charles, NUCATS Center for Education and Career Development (CECD) project coordinator.

Schedule of Succeeding with Your K Award Sessions

 

Date/Time Topic/Presenter(s) Location

Monday, February 15, 2021

12:00 - 1:30 PM CST

K to R Transition

Yvonne C. Lee, MD, MMSc

Ravi Patel, MD, MSc 

Virtually via Zoom

Monday, March 15, 2021

12:00 - 1:30 PM CST

Developing an Irresistible Idea for Your R01

Kristin L. Knutson, PhD

Lisanne Jenkins, PhD 

Virtually via Zoom

Monday, April 19, 2021

12:00 - 1:30 PM CST

Ready or Not? When to submit your first R01

Matthew Feinstein, MD

Ange-Therese Akono, PhD 

Virtually via Zoom

Monday, May 17, 2021

12:00 - 1:30 PM CST

Project Managing the Grant Process

Presenters: TBA 

Virtually via Zoom

Monday, June 21, 2021

12:00 - 1:30 PM CST

Diversification of Funding Sources

Presenters: TBA 

Virtually via Zoom

Participating Institutions: