American Society For Nutrition

2010 Grant Writing Webinar Series

2010 Grant Writing Webinar Series

Excellence in Nutrition Research and Practice

ASN, IFT, and IFIC are proud to announce the new series: Rising to the Top of the Panel Review: Grant Writing Webinars at the Interface of Food Science & Nutrition

Increase your chances of securing funding by improving your proposals to federal granting agencies, including NIH and USDA. Hear insights and experiences from program leaders and successful researchers on each complimentary webcast.

Grant Writing 101
Members can now view this 90-minute webcast focuses on enabling you to write a successful grant proposal to any agency.

Beverly Browning, nationally recognized consultant and author of Grant Writing For Dummies™, will deliver the fundamentals of successful grant writing. Dr. Browning has secured $80 million in foundation, corporate, state, local, and federal grants. She'll share insights on:

-proposal preparation
-targeting the right audience
-matching proposal goals with agency goals
-execution of specific components of the proposal
-proposal submission and review

This webcast was held Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010.

Proposal Writing Tailored to NIH

This 90-minute webcast will help you write a successful proposal to the National Institutes of Health.

Johanna Dwyer, Senior Nutrition Scientist in the Office of Dietary Supplements with NIH, and John Milner, Chief of the Nutritional Science Research Group in the Division of Cancer Prevention of the National Cancer Institute, will provide an overview of current opportunities at NIH. Connie Weaver, Head of the Department of Foods and Nutrition and Purdue University, and Penny Kris-Etherton of Pennsylvania State University, will describe their successful proposals to the NIH and the impact of their work on solving food science and nutrition problems. Jim Hill, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the Center for Human Nutrition, and Director of the Colorado Clinical Nutrition Research Unit, will conclude with advice on how to make your proposal rise to the top of the NIH panel review.

-Learn of current opportunities at NIH
-Review proposal success stories
-Understand what makes a proposal stand out

his webcast was held Tuesday, November 2, 2010.


Proposal Writing Tailored to USDA
This webcast will provide advice to enable you to write a successful grant proposal to the US Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture.

Etta Saltos will provide an overview of current grant opportunities at USDA NIFA.  David Julian McClements, Food Science Professor and Eric Decker, Professor and Head of the Department of Food Science with University of Massachusetts, Amherst; as well as Mario Feruzzi, Associate Professor of Food Science and Wayne Campbell, Foods and Nutrition Professor with Purdue University will describe their successful proposals to USDA and the impact of their work on solving food science and nutrition problems.  Gil Leveille, Director Emeritus of the Wrigley Science Institute, and Shridhar Sathe, Food Science Professor at Florida State University, will conclude with advice on how to make your proposal rise to the top of the NIH panel review.

-Learn of current opportunities at USDA, soon after the Foundational Programs RFA will likely be released
-Review proposal success stories
-Understand what makes a proposal stand out

The program will be held Dec. 7 at 10:30 a.m. EDT. Register for this webcast online.

IFT is a continuing professional education provider (IN 141) with ADA's Commission on Dietetic Registration. Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, will receive 1.5 CPEUs for completion of each webcast. Space is limited.