Penn Center for AIDS Research

2013 Pre-Application Mentoring Workshop

The Pre-Application Mentoring Workshop is held for Junior/New Investigators who wish to apply to the Penn CFAR Pilot Grant Program. Each Penn CFAR Core presents a brief overview of the services available to Pilot Projects. The Workshop also provides an introduction to the Penn CFAR Developmental Pilot Grant Program as well as tips and suggestions for putting together an application.

This workshop was originally held on Thursday, January 17, 2013. See the agenda below.

Developmental Pilot Workshop 2013 from Penn CFAR on Vimeo.

Timestamped bookmarks for each individual Core presentation can be found in the description of the video at

Agenda for the Pilot Pre-Application Mentoring Workshop for Junior/New Investigators for the 2014 CFAR Developmental Pilot Grant on Thursday, January 17, 2013:

Time Stamp Core Presentation

Overview of Pilot Program
Pablo Tebas, M.D., Director, Developmental Core


Clinical Core
Robert Gross, M.D., Co-Director, Clinical Core


International Core
Harvey Friedman, M.D., Director of the International Core


Behavioral and Social Sciences Core
David Metzger, Ph.D., Director, Behavioral & Social Sciences Core


Nonhuman Primate Core
Jim Hoxie, M.D. for Andrew Lackner, Director of the NHP Core


Immunology Core
Jim Riley, Ph.D., Director of the Immunology Core


Viral / Molecular Core
Ron Collman, M.D., Co-Director of CFAR; Director, Viral/Molecular Core


Biostatistics and Data Management Core
Ron Collman, M.D., Co-Director of CFAR; Director, Viral/Molecular Core


Application Submission and Review Process/Tips
Luis Montaner, D.V.M., M.Sc., D.Phil., Co-Director of the Developmental Core

For additional information, contact: Evelyn Olivieri at

View past Pre-Application Workshops