NRMN - CIC Academic Network (NRMN-CAN)

The NIH-funded National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN) – CIC Academic Network (CAN) initiative addresses the need for greater diversity in the biomedical academic research workforce across the country and is designed to support the academic career path of researchers from underrepresented backgrounds.

The goal of NRMN-CAN is to provide professional development experiences to aspiring scientists, especially Postdocs from underrepresented populations in the biomedical workforce and to assist mentors in developing core competencies for mentoring and grantwriting.

Latest News and Announcements

NRMN-CAN 2nd Annual Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference

NRMN-CAN 2nd Annual Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference

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Upcoming Event: 2nd Annual NRMN-CAN Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference for Fall 2016

NRMN-CAN will host its 2nd annual Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference for postdoctoral researchers and junior faculty members, October 30 - November 1, 2016.  Click here for more information and to register.

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NRMN-CAN June 2016 Postdoctoral Mentor Training Workshop

NRMN-CAN June 2016 Postdoctoral Mentor Training Workshop Recap

NRMN-CAN hosted a Mentor Training Workshop for Postdocs on June 19-21, 2016.  27 postdocs from 13 Universities throughout the CIC network participated in the workshop, which was held in the Big Ten Conference Center in Rosemont, IL. 

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Congratulations to NRMN-CAN grant recipient Dr. Ivette Sandoval

Congratulations to Ivette M. Sandoval, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow at Michigan State University on her recent Parkinson's Disease Foundation grant award!  Dr. Sandoval participated in the Nov. 2015 NRMN-CAN Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference.  She worked with MSU faculty grantsmanship coach Dr. Iving Vega and her faculty advisors Dr. Timothy Collier and Dr. Fredric Manfredsson on her grant application and is the first postdoc to have received an award following the NRMN-CAN grantwriting workshop and subsequent group grant coaching sessions at MSU. 

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Upcoming event: Postdoc Mentor Training Workshop

Upcoming event: Postdoc Mentor Training Workshop, June 2016

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NRMN-CAN Spring 2016 Facilitating Mentor Training Workshop

NRMN-CAN Spring 2016 Facilitating Mentor Training Workshop Re-cap

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NRMN-CAN Fall 2015 Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference

NRMN-CAN Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference Re-Cap

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