NIH MIRA (R35) Established Investigator Webinar and Q&A

The Office for Proposal Enhancement invites all UGA faculty to participate in an NIH MIRA (R35) Established Investigator webinar and Q&A presented by Dr. Zhongzhen Nie, branch chief of the Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences (PPS) Branch in the Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry.

Advance registration is required.

Abstract: MIRA provides support for the research in an established investigator’s laboratory that falls within the mission of NIGMS. The goal of MIRA for Established Investigators (PAR-19-367) is to increase the efficiency of NIGMS funding by providing investigators with greater stability and flexibility, thereby enhancing scientific productivity and the chances for important breakthroughs. In this talk, Dr. Nie will review application requirements, offer guidance to craft strong applications, and answer questions about the program.

Bio: Zhongzhen Nie, Ph.D., is branch chief of the Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences (PPS) Branch in the Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry, where he administers research grants in ion channels, GAP junctions, and structural and functional membrane proteins and lipids​. Prior to joining NIGMS, he was an assistant professor in the Department of Urology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Nie earned a Bachelor of Medicine from Wannan Medical College in China and a Ph.D. in molecular pharmacology from the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, where he also conducted postdoctoral research prior to a research fellowship in the NCI Laboratory of Cellular Oncology.

Register in advance for this webinar: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6_pgcYqdS6W_6xvhJ14tpQ

After registering, participants will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Friday, November 12 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Virtual Event

Event Type

Lectures and Discussions

Audience

Faculty & Staff

Topic

Research

Group
Office for Proposal Enhancement, Office of Research
Event Contact Name

Jake Maas

Event Contact Phone Number

706-542-2090

Event Contact Email

jnmaas@uga.edu

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