Broader Impact Assistance
Does your proposal require a community or education component, or do you want to have a competitive, well-rounded proposal? Are you preparing an NIH P50 or P30 or an NSF grant? If so, Dr. Jamie Shuda, Director of Outreach and Education at the IRM, can help you.
Dr. Shuda and her staff can assist you with:
- Project development and evaluation
- Proposal narrative and budget planning
- Project implementation
- Recruiting and maintaining participants
- Evaluation and research plans, including obtaining IRB approvals
- Completing state-mandated clearances
- Training for faculty and staff on science communication and mentoring
- Offering opportunities to plug into existing BI events
PENN CENTER FOR STUDY OF EPIGENETICS IN REPRODUCTION, PI: Bartolomei 2 P50 HD068157-06A1
a. Project BioEYES, our live classroom zebrafish experiments reach over 3000 Philadelphia students annually and will launch an Epigenetics module for local high school classrooms. Replication of Project BioEYES is successfully underway at Virginia Commonwealth University, Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard University, and the University of Miami.
b. The Penn Academy for Reproductive Sciences (PARS), our four-day research clinic for high school students that focuses on the science behind our bodies and careers in research and clinical medicine hosted over 175 local students since 2010.
PENN RESOURCE-BASED CENTER TO SUPPORT AND TRANSLATE SKIN DISEASES RESEARCH, PI Millar – 5P30AR069589-03
The Penn Academy for Skin Health (PASH) a four-day research clinic focused on educating local high school students about dermatology research and clinical care hosted a 17 high school students since Spring 2017.
SIGNALING MECHANISMS THAT REGULATE ATTRACTIVE AXON GUIDANCE AT THE CNS MIDLINE, Pi: Bashaw IOS-1355181
DrosoPHILA brings high school science teachers to the lab for six-week paid summer research position to learn about our work and to design curriculum for use in the classroom. The curriculum is then brought into the classrooms by lab members and the outreach team.
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