Technology Mini-Symposium Awards
Project Award Amount $2,500
The objective of these awards is to provide support for small-scale scientific meetings that emphasize the applications of cutting edge technology to translational research. The funding may be used for any aspect of the mini-symposium, including travel expenses for speakers, room rental or refreshments. Registration must be broadly available to UCSF faculty and staff, fellows and students. Highest priority will be given to technologies and meeting formats that will promote interactions between diverse disciplines. Successful proposals will describe how the mini-symposium will contribute to promoting clinical or translational research. Cost sharing and attempts to raise funds from other sources are encouraged. The proposal should provide a proposed schedule, list of invited speakers and the anticipated location. Each funded grant will have a maximum budget of $2,500. The contributions of the CTSI must be recognized in meeting flyers or other advertisements. A report describing the final schedule, attendance and speaker evaluations must be submitted after the event.
Note: As a general rule, priority is given to applicants who have not received recent funding for this award.
Who's Eligible: UCSF faculty in any series, including adjunct and professional research series, may apply: Instructors, Assistant Professors, Associate Professors, Professors.
Who's Not Eligible: Residents, Fellows Specialists are not eligible.
Criteria for Review/Evaluation of Applications
The highest priority will be given to the development and application of novel and innovative technologies that will have direct and timely application to clinical and translational research, and to the community. The involvement of scientists from multiple disciplines and partnering of basic and clinical scientists is required. Collaborations with private sector or community partners are also encouraged.
For application and review process questions, please contact:
Emanuela (Emy) Volpe
RAP - Program Manager
For grant specific questions, please contact:
CTSI-SOS Senior Program Manager