Getting Federal Funding

On Monday afternoon, November 6, the Office of the Vice Dean for Research and Research Training at the School of Medicine will sponsor a seminar on The Art and Science of Obtaining Federal Funding to educate fellows, faculty and research trainees on the various funding opportunities available for research.

With a guest speaker--Dr. Claude Lenfant, director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, on "Is Research a Productive Career?"- -the program also presents faculty members of the University discussing successful ways to obtain research support: procedures involved in preparing a grant; available sources of support for research; and where to get help at Penn. The 1995-96 Grant Writing Manual will be distributed.

The seminar will run from 1- 4 p.m. (with a light lunch and coffee available beforehand) in Dunlop Auditorium on the ground floor of Stemmler Building. It is designed for junior faculty, fellows, and other research trainees, but all are welcome to attend. To register please call Ameena Al-Amin at 898-1205.