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					Getting started in research

WELCOME TO UVA!

Steven S. Wasserman, Ph.D. 9/05

Getting started in research

WHAT NOW?

Steven S. Wasserman, Ph.D. 9/05

Getting started in research
FUNDING
COLLABORATORS

SUPPORT OFFICES

YOUR RESEARCH GROUP

RESEARCH CORES

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

TRAINING & COMPLIANCE

Steven S. Wasserman, Ph.D. 9/05

Creating a research group
• • • • Start-up funds Personnel Equipment/supplies (“OTPS”) Budget management
Oracle (financial system of record) Shadow system (system of convenience)

Demand/read monthly financial reports

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Funding opportunities
• SOM, VPR grant programs
Seed, new directions, interim funding, translational research
Cancer Center, Pediatrics, GI, etc.

• Other UVA grant programs

• HSC Development Office database
non-governmental funding sources search engine, e-mail notification (http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/ intranet/privategrants)

Steven S. Wasserman, Ph.D. 9/05

Funding opportunities
• NIH Guide: listserv
http://crisp.cit.nih.gov/ e-mail notifications http://www.cos.com

• CRISP: what NIH will fund • Community of Science

http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/index.html

• grants.gov: e-mail notifications • fedbizopps.gov: contracts
Steven S. Wasserman, Ph.D. 9/05

Applying for funding
• Before you write:
SEARCH THINK ASK

Literature CRISP

Significance Approach Innovation

Mentor Colleagues

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Applying for funding
• Read model proposals (colleagues, NIAID) • Be realistic (aims, timeline) • Obtain a pre-review • Don’t short-change your budget • Read program guidelines and submission instructions • Understand and respond to reviews
Steven S. Wasserman, Ph.D. 9/05

Collaborators and consultants
• UVA collegiality • Graduate Programs Office Research Faculty Database
(http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/ internet/researchfaculty)

• Community of Science (UVA only)
(http://expertise.cos.com/ cgi-bin/searchexp?code=228)
Steven S. Wasserman, Ph.D. 9/05

Research core facilities
• Institutional core facilities (10)
School-subsidized, with user fees (materials, personnel, service contracts) (http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/ internet/research/resresources.cfm)

• Program and center cores
Cancer, Diabetes, Digestive Health, etc.

Steven S. Wasserman, Ph.D. 9/05

Critical administrative contacts
• Your mentor and local administrator • Health Sciences Library • SOM Office for Research, Office of Grants and Contract Administration • UVA Office of Sponsored Programs • SOM Clinical Trials Office • ACUC, IRBs, EHS
Steven S. Wasserman, Ph.D. 9/05

Training and compliance
• Get the training
(bio/radiation/chemical safety; HIPAA; use of animals, human subjects)

• Understand federal/state regulations
Conflict of Interest, Responsible Conduct of Research Human, animal use NIH grant regs, FDA clinical regs
Steven S. Wasserman, Ph.D. 9/05

We’re here for you
Office for Research
Steven Wasserman (ssw3an@virginia.edu)
http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/research

Office of Grants & Contract Administration
Sarah White (sjw2b@virginia.edu)
http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/grants

SOM Research Web portal (coming soon)
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