Research Affairs / 
Researcher's Alert for April 1, 2013

I. 2013 NIH regional seminar

Registration is open for the 2013 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration to be held in Baltimore, Maryland on June 26-28, 2013.  The seminar is targeted to grants administrators, new and early stage investigators, researchers, graduate students, and anyone interested in the grants administration process. Sessions of interest to trainees, New Investigators, and Early Stage Investigators include: 

Grant Writing for Success, NIH Peer Review; Mapping Your Career with NIH; Interacting with NIH Electronically; A Walk Through the SF424 (R&R); and Working with Program: PreAward and PostAward.  For more information, please see:

II.Research Affairs monthly lunch seminars

Research Affairs is hosting monthly lunch seminars on the second Tuesday of every month for the LLU community on various topics relating to research.  The next session will be held Tuesday, April 9, 2013 from 12-1pm.  Lunch will be provided.  This month’s topic will be “Marketing Strategies for Research Subject Enrollment.” Objectives of this session include:  strategies for recruiting research subjects, guidance for designing recruitment materials, marketing resources available at LLU, and who to contact for your marketing needs. 

Due to limited spacing, an RSVP is required.  You may RSVP to Lorraine Sarmiento at or ext. 49478.

If you have suggestions for future training sessions or if you are interested in presenting on a particular topic, you may also contact Lorraine.

Please mark your calendar and join us on these dates. We invite your suggestions for future seminar topics.  Send them to Lorraine Sarmiento (

And now, moving forward . . .

As for the future, your task is not to foresee it, but to enable it. -- Antione de Saint-Exupery