K College is a monthly seminar series that provides support, opportunities and resources for career development in clinical and translational research.
This is an established program sponsored by the UF CTSA and directed Dr. Christiaan Leeuwenburgh.
This seminar series ranges from life-work balance to identifying core facilities available to Scholars. It provides peer support and opportunities to raise issues of concern and discuss need for resources to support career development in clinical & translational research. The target audience is early stage investigators, pre and post doctoral researchers
Day: Wednesday (the first of the month)
Time: Noon – 1:30 p.m.
All sessions will be online via Zoom (until further notice): Meeting ID: 948 4731 5653 Passcode: 952221
|September 2||Thomas Pearson, MD, PhD||How to Write a Successful K Grant|
|October 7||Mark Bishop/Steve Anton||COVID precautions and safety in grant writing and performing HS research changes in workflow due to COVID restrictions:|
|November 4||Matt Gurka||Pilot Studies|
|December 2||Christiaan L./T. Pearson/Y. Strekalova||How to write a publishable manuscript|
|January 6||Christiaan Leewenburg/Thomas Pearson||Conceptual research model depending on the field of science; Review of Specific Aims and Summary Statements|
|February 3||Wayne McCormack||Team Science|
|March 3||Terrie Vasilopoulos, PhD||Negotiating your Contract|
|April 7||Christiaan Leeuwenburg/Thomas Pearson||Review website information for the KL2, K College, and more|
|May 5||Christiaan Leeuwenburg||Review Specific Aims and Summary Statements|
|June 9||Christiaan Leeuwenburg||NIH Summary Statement and Responses in Introduction; Also Review 4 Specific Aims|
JOIN K College – https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2nJczljl8k1bcO2
For more information please contact Susan Gardner (firstname.lastname@example.org) in the Office of Biomedical Research Career Development.
Want to see what it’s all about?
Check out videos of archived presentations here and a list of past K College discussion topics below.
Past discussion topics
|Linda Behar-Horenstein, PhD||Biomedical Researchers as Educators Certificate|
|Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, PhD; Thomas Pearson, MD||Welcome to K College 2017-2018 topics, upcoming events, K to R Booth Camp, K writers workshop and today’s topic: PILOT FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES.|
|Lauren McIntyre, PhD||Experimental Design: BYOE – (Bring Your Own Experiment)|
|Marco Pahor, MD; Jane Lu, MS||Success Formula in Conducting Clinical Trials; Types of Clinical Trials; Institute on Aging Resources and Research Facilities|
|Christian Jobin, PhD||How to roll out a fundable grant – Get Inside a Reviewer’s Head|
|Christiaan Leeuwenburgh, PhD; Tom Pearson, PhD||General Issues in Academic Life: Beyond Grants and Papers|
|Glenn Smith, PhD||How to Deal with Rejection|
|Christine Fruin, JD, MSLIS||Rights and Responsibilities of Authors|
|Anne Christiano, PhD; Stephen Sugrue, PhD||Effective science communication: “How to effectively communicate complex or controversial topics to the public”|
|Holly Morris, RN, MSN, CCRC, CHRC; Janet King, RN, BSN, CCRC||Introduction to CTSI mission and the clinical research facilities and resources available at the CTSI; Tour of CTSI and Institute on Aging|