NLM Webinar - Introduction to Career Development Awards and ESI/NI R01 Grants in Biomedical Informatics

Notice Number: NOT-LM-11-006

Key Dates

Release Date: August 19, 2011

Issued by

National Library of Medicine (NLM)


The National Library of Medicine (NLM) will hold an informational webinar on Thursday, September 22, 2011, 2:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern Time, as part of events commemorating NLM's 175th Anniversary. The goal of the session is to provide information to prospective applicants about NLM's Career Development Awards and Research Project Grant Programs. This session is especially directed to postdoctoral trainees and recent graduates from NLM's university-based training programs, and to other Early Stage Investigators (ESIs) and New Investigators (NIs). NLM staff will provide an overview of these programs and answer questions from prospective applicants. The relevant Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) are as follows:

NLM Independent Career Development Award for Biomedical Informatics (K22) (PAR-10-195)
NIH Pathway to Independence (PI) Award (K99/R00) (PA-11-197)
NLM Express Research Grants in Biomedical Informatics and Bioinformatics (R01) (PAR-11-208)
Research Project Grants (NIH Parent R01) (PA-10-067)

The webinar is open to all prospective applicants, but participation is not a prerequisite to applying. Prospective applicants who plan to participate in the session should send an email to by Monday, September 12, 2011, expressing their interest, in order to receive logistical information such as log-in information. Please put "ESI Webinar" in the subject line of your email and include your name, institution, and email address. Please also check the NLM Extramural Programs website at for updates about this webinar.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Josseline de Saint Just, Program Analyst
National Library of Medicine
6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 301, Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: 301-496-3113 Fax: 301-402-2952