Special Region 8


*Special Program*

 Exclusively for NCURA International Region 8 Members
Thursday, August 10, 2017

7:30 am – 5:30 pm (plus travel)

International Engagement Site Visit with NIH
(open to NCURA Region 8 members only)


This is an exciting opportunity for Region VIII members to visit the different centers at the NIH. The NIH both conducts its own scientific research through its Intramural Research Program and provides major biomedical research funding to non-NIH research facilities through its Extramural Research Program. Participants will have this unique opportunity to visit the research facility and participate in discussions that are relevant for non-US institutions. The schedule will include presentations from NIH staff and site visits of some of the centers and institutes on campus in Bethesda. Take advantage of travelling to Washington for the Annual Meeting by adding an extra day and enjoying an educational trip to the NIH whilst networking with fellow Region VIII members.


Duration: 7.30am-5.30pm (transport & lunch included, bus will leave the Hilton at 6.45am.  Bus will leave NIH at 5:30pm and arrive at the Hilton at approximately 6:30pm)

Learning objectives:

·         Participants will gain a better understanding of policies and procedures affecting the NIH grants process from application to post-award especially focused on international applications and topical areas

·         Participants will have the opportunity for personal interaction with NIH staff and visit a few of the centers and institutes on campus in Bethesda


Cost: $120 Early Bird Rate or $170 Normal Rate

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