Introduction to Research
FALL 2016-Thursdays 12:00 to 1:15
Lunch will be provided
LECTURE 1: October 13, 2016 Room MFCB 6114 - Betty Weiss
Introduction to Research
Introduction of ORS Team:
Betty Weiss, Kelly Richie, Dana Coshenet and Jinn-ing Liou
What is Research-where do I begin?
- Types of Research?
- Basic Research, Clinical Research v. Clinical Trials
- Resources and information found in DOM, SMPH, or RSP?
How do I get funding to start my project-where do I begin?
- Funding for your idea
- Internal/Agency grants/Federal grants
- How to search for opportunities (Including grants.gov)
- Other Search tools
What is DHHS? What is NIH?
- NIH Structure/mission
- Funding opportunities
- Language of NIH
- Register in Commons
- Types of grants
- What opportunities can I apply for in the different stages of my career?
- Career Award Opportunities
LECTURE 2: October 20, 2016 Room MFCB 6144 - Betty Weiss
How to write a successful grant
- Keys to success in Grant Writing
- 10 steps to success
- NIH RePORTer
- Where do I start writing?
- Plan ahead/Create Time/Good Grantsmanship
- Parts of a grant:
- Specific Aims
- Research Strategy
- Other sections
- Cover letter and new 398 assignment form
- Reviewer comments
- Study section information-video/Scoring of applications
LECTURE 3: October 27, 2016 Room MFCB 6144 – Betty Weiss and Kelly Richie
Budgets, more admin parts and how to submit your grant
- Budget basics: Direct vs Indirect costs
- Types of budgets
- Modular v. Detailed
- What are allowable and unallowable costs?
- What is F&A and other frequently asked questions
- Things to consider/How to find costs:
- OnCore, personnel, data purchases, Clinical Research Unit (CRU), core lab services, PRC, etc.
NIH Biosketch and other support
- NIH Biosketch-new format
- PMCID numbers
- Other support pages
Rigor and Reproducibility
How do I submit a grant?
- UW approval requirements
- WISPER for internal routing
- Cayuse for federal submissions
- NoA and check in Commons – To view grant after submission
LECTURE 4: November 3, 2016 Room MFCB 6144-- Patrick Hanson and Jena Yohann
- Recruitment and Selection (employment types, recruitment procedures, interviewing)
- What is a PVL? How do I hire?
- Performance Management
- What to do if someone is not working out in the lab?
LECTURE 5: November 10, 2016 **Room MFCB 3144 (note room change)
Kelly Richie and Nichelle Cobb
Clinical Trial Research and Compliance
- Clinical Research-Industry sponsored
- Campus required training for research
- Intro into compliance:
- Human subjects (Local IRB vs WIRB)
- Stem cells
- COI or OAR
- Export Control
LECTURE 6: November 17, 2016 ROOM MFCB 6114
Data Security -– Jennifer Bonifas and Mike Masse and
And Using Administration Data to Do Research -- An Introductory Guide and Resources -- Jinn-ing Liou
- What data storage is available and provided by DOM?
- How secure is this storage service?
- Will my research involve PHI?
- Who can help make sure the PHI will meet HIPAA compliance or other agency compliance?
- What can I do to protect research data?
- Who is responsible for access controls?
What are Claims/ Administrative Data?
- Advantage of administrative data
- Disadvantage of administrative data
Method of Conducting Research Using Administrative Data
- Define a research question
- Create a study sample by selecting a dataset
- Available Data
- Sample size
- Get to know your dataset to select appropriate measures (outcome, explanatory variables, comorbidity, etc)
- Appropriate Statistical methods to do Analysis
Resources at DOM to facilitate Researchers
- Data analyst
- Biostatician/Statistician Within DOM and at ICTR
LECTURE 7: December 1, 2016 Room MFCB 6114 – Dana Coshenet
Post Award Management
- Responsibility/Accountability lies with the PI
- How do I manage my accounts—who is available to help me?
- How is post award management handled? -
- What are allowable costs?
- What can I see in WISDM?
- What are PI tools?
- DOM queries available
- Financial Progress Reports
- Financial Grant close out
LECTURE 8: December 8, 2016 Room MFCB 6114 – Betty Weiss and Dana Coshenet
Other Grant Management issues
- Roles and responsibility of NIH
- Role and responsibility at UW
- Effort Reporting (ECRT)
- How does salary match up with effort reporting?
- Supplemental materials—new limits
- Appendix-new limits starting Jan 2017
- What is JIT?
- Notice of Award (NoA)
- Account set-up
- Transferring grants to or from UW
- How do I use RPPR?
- Check with Dana for account balance
- --my NCBI
- --Who is it routed to: In DOM Betty and then Debbie Meltzer (SMPH)
- How do I request a No Cost Extension?
- Final Scientific Report to close out/financial close out