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Scholar Resources

BIRCWH Affiliation Event Items/Materials
New Scholar Orientation
  • Scholar Agreement
  • Self-Efficacy Survey
  • Career Development Plan Outline
  • CV
New Scholar Orientation
Scholar Mentor Team Meeting
  • Mentor Meeting Log
  • Updated CV
  • Grant & Publication Update
Scholar Evaluations
  • Scholar Progress Report
  • Self-Efficacy Survey
  • Evaluation of Mentor
  • Evaluation of Program
  • CV
Mentor Evaluations
  • Evaluation of Scholar and Program
Associate Evaluations
  • Annual Graduate Survey
  • CV

Responsible Conduct of Research Fall 2017 Seminar Series
(Download Schedule)

Date Presenter(s) Subject
Thursday, October 5 Georgina Dobek, DVM, DACLAM Use of live vertebrate animal subjects in research
Thursday, October 19 Prescott Deninger, PhD Data acquisition, management, sharing, and ownership
Thursday, October 26 Bruce Bunnell, PhD Research misconduct and policies for handling misconduct
Thursday, November 2 Robert Garry, PhD Peer Review
Thursday, November 9 Joe Keating, PhD Use of human subjects in research
Thursday, November 16 Pierre Buekens, MD, PhD Responsible authorship and publication
Thursday, November 30 Randolph Roig, MD, FAAPMR Mentor-mentee relationships
Thursday, December 7 Laura Levy, PhD Enhancing reproducibility through rigor and transparency

2017-2018 Career Development Club Meeting Dates
All meetings are held in J. Bennett Johnston Building, Room 111A

Date & Time Topic Speaker

Monday, September 18, 2017
4:30 - 6:00 PM

Pitching Your Research: From the lab to the real-world...What will you say? led by Ashley Nelson, Professor of Practice, A.B. Freeman School of Business

Monday, October 23, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Federal Funding: Finding a Way for Dollars to Make Sense - Creating a Research Budget led by Kathleen Kozar, Director, Sponsored Projects Administration
Monday, February 26, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Spoiler Alert! What Your Reviewers Are Saying About Your Proposal - A Mock NIH Grant Review led by Presecott Deininger, PhD, Professor of Epdiemiology, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine


Career Development Funds

Common CD Fund Uses
Lab Tech/Assistant
Professional Organization Membership Fees/Dues
Local Conference Registration
Abstract/Poster Presentation Fees
Professional Training
Focus Group (Operational/Facilitator Costs)
Lab Supplies
Printing Materials (i.e. posters for presentations, recruitment materials for BIRCWH project)


Publishing BIRCWH Related Work

Tulane BIRCWH Linked Publications How to Link Your Work

K12 HD043451/HD/NICHD NIH HHS/United States


Conference Travel
Please contact Kat Rabstejnek, BIRCWH Program Manager to book all travel arrangements including airfare and lodging.  A completed CD Fund Request Form must be submitted for all travel. 

Conference Information Submit Expenses

2018 Annual BIRCWH Meeting
November 28-29, 2018
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Submit CD Request Form
Additional Information - including Scholar Abstract Submission
Submit your conference expenses.
Scholar "CHOICE" Conference Submit CD Request Form Submit your conference expenses

Local Meeting Requirements

Date Event Requirement
February 20, 2018 Tulane University Health Sciences Research Days - BIRCWH Distinguished Lecture
  • Poster Session (abstract submission DUE January 10th)
  • Luncheon: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Distinguished Lecture & Reception
    1:30 - 2:30 PM, Reception to follow
May 14, 2018  Tulane University BIRCWH Advisory Committee Meeting
  • Meetings with External Advisors
  • Research Update