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.
NRMN-CAN provides professional development, grantwriting, and mentor training to Early Stage Investigators from underrepresented populations in the biomedical workforce and assists mentors in developing core competencies for mentor facilitating and grantwriting coaching.
Latest News and Announcements
4th Annual NRMN-CAN Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference
Please save the date! The 4th Annual NRMN-CAN Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference will be held Sept. 30- Oct. 2, 2018 at the Big Ten Conference Center. The professional development theme this year will focus on Lab and Project Management.
NRMN-CAN 3rd Annual Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference
NRMN-CAN Mentor Training Workshops 2017
NRMN-CAN 2nd Annual Professional Development and Grantwriting Conference
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.
NRMN-CAN June 2016 Postdoctoral Mentor Training Workshop
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.
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.