This workshop is included in your registration.
Friday, April 6th 2018 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Behrouz Shabestari, Ph.D., Acting Director, Division of Health Informatics Technologies (DHIT), National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Yantian Zhang, Ph.D., Program Director, Imaging Technology Development Branch, Cancer Imaging Program, National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH)Xiang-Ning Li, M.D., Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Imaging & Bioengineering (SBIB), Center for Scientific Review (CSR), National Institutes of Health (NIH)
1. Scientific programs and funding opportunities at the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Speakers: Behrouz Shabestari, NIBIB, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Yantian Zhang, NCI, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The NIBIB mission is to improve health by leading the development and accelerating the application of biomedical technologies. The Institute is committed to integrating the physical and engineering sciences with the life sciences to advance basic research and medical care. The NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients. This presentation will provide an overview of the scientific programs and funding opportunities supported by NIBIB and NCI, highlighting those that are of particular importance to the field of image processing, computational methods, machine learning, etc.
2. Preparing successful and competitive NIH grant applications
Speaker: Behrouz Shabestari, NIBIB, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Xiang-Ning Li, CSR, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The goal of this presentation is to provide junior faculty and researchers an introduction to preparing and writing a grant proposal for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), specifically related to the field of biomedical imaging and bioengineering. Topics covered include elements of a good grant proposal, NIH funding mechanisms, understanding the NIH review process, review criteria, study section recommendation and peer-review outcome, and the Dos and Don’ts of successful grant-writing. The NIBIB Trailblazer Award for New and Early Stage Investigators and the new R21 Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant will be discussed.
3. Final Questions and Discussion