Register for Titan Faculty Research Events

Spotlight and Dialog with John Chan
Dr. John Chan, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

Tuesday, March 8, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Starting a lab studying neglected diseases at a PUI

  • Startup burn-rate – hoping for liftoff before the end of the runway
  • First grant applications – learning what not to do
  • Many hands make light work – finding good multi-researcher collaborations

Spotlight and Dialog with Dana Merriman
Dr. Dana Merriman, Professor Emerita, AxlTech Intl Professor of Biology

Thursday, March 10, 11:00 – 12:00 p.m.

My Unconventional Path to Research Success at a PUI

  • Career trajectory: from grad school to funded researcher
  • Animal model medical research: from fish to squirrels
  • Research gains through collaboration
  • Accumulating grantseeking wins over time

Grant Writing Webinar: Collaborative Grantseeking
Gina Jahn, Research Development Associate

Friday, March 10, 12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Would a collaborative approach to the research or project effort you are pursuing strengthen outcomes?

  • Delve into the benefits of collaborating
  • Discuss methods for identifying collaborators
  • Learn tips for maintaining collaborations and overcoming challenges


Open office hours for Titan faculty research support
Deborah Lundin, Ed.D., CRA, Manager of Research Development at WiSys

Friday, March 11, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Chat with WiSys Research Development about your project’s external funding needs!

  • Roadmap the grantseeking process
  • Discuss funding sponsor options
  • Was your proposal turned down for funding? Let’s talk next steps!
  • Explore strategies for pursuing funding
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