NIDA Career Workshop – Virtual Meeting

Monday, November 9, 2020 ● 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET



NIDA Priorities and Keynote

NIDA Diversity Initiatives

Women and Sex/Gender

Grant Application and Review

Breakout Room 1: Predoctoral

Breakout Room 2: Postdoctoral

Breakout Room 3: Early Stage Investigator

Workshop Synopsis

This virtual workshop is designed to inform scientists in the earlier stages of their career and those who mentor them or oversee National Institutes of Health (NIH) training, career or educational grants about mechanisms that are designed for particular career stages. Participants will be able to identify new opportunities and converse directly with National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) program and review staff during the break-out sessions.

NIDA Director Dr. Nora D. Volkow, will give the workshop welcome and Dr. Yasmin Hurd, Professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, will give the keynote address. The workshop will highlight diversity, women sex/gender, grant application and review, and will give special attention to research training, career development and research opportunities by career stage. An overall theme will be preparation at each level for the next stage. Plenary and career level presentations will be followed by break-out room discussions.


Monday, November 9, 2020 1:00-4:00 pm ET

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Planning Committee

NIDA Career Workshop Team