This page features information and links to research-related resources.

NIH Resources

SciENcv Biosketch application »
SciENcv will help you assemble an online professional profile which can be used to generate an NIH biographical sketch.

Writing a Winning Application—Write To Excite»
NIH provides series of tips on creating a winning application by keeping its audience—your peer reviewers—in the forefront of your mind.

Peer Review Notes »
The NIH Center for Scientific Review publishes Peer Review Notes to inform reviewers, NIH staff and others interested in news related to our grant application review policies, procedures and plans.

The NIH Working Group on Women in Biomedical Careers is a trans-NIH effort to consider barriers for women in science and to develop innovative strategies to promote entry, recruitment, retention, and sustained advancement of women in biomedical and research careers.

NINDS’s Building Up the Nerve Podcast »
Applying for NIH funding can be daunting. NIH/NINDS provides a podcast for neuroscience trainees that takes you through the components of a grant application with successful awardees.

Washington University Grant Writing and Review Services

There are numerous grant writing classes, workshops, and reviews available at Washington University. This Grant Writing and Review Matrix can help determine what might be right for you.

Resources for non-native English Speakers
Contact the English Language Program at Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) on the Danforth Campus.

Health Education and Communication Services

Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research and Education: A Practical Guide Produced by the AAAS »

Health Literacy Communication Services »
Becker Medical Library offers a variety of services and resources to assist clinicians, investigators and students with making written materials easier to understand and to address the impact of literacy, culture and language in the health care setting.

Donor Specific Proposal Resources

NSF Grant Proposal Guide published by the National Science Foundation.

PCORI: What you need to know to apply »

Trainee/Scholar Resources

Edge for Scholars is an online community supported by Vanderbilt University, that is designed to provide candid conversations about life in academics. It covers a variety of topics including gender and diversity, career planning and advice, communication skills, family and wellness, etc.  

WUSM Student Mistreatment Policy identifies the mechanisms and protocols for all School of Medicine students, including DBBS students on either campus or at partner institutions, to report mistreatment against them. It identifies mechanisms for bystanders to report student mistreatment they have observed. This document also outlines the systems in place aimed at monitoring, addressing, and preventing mistreatment of students in the learning environment.

Requirements for Citing Grants

CRTC scholars are to acknowledge the receipt of any grant funding in all publications, Biosketches, and Other Support documents.

On this page:

  • When to Cite an NIH Grant in Your Publication
  • Grant Citation by Program
  • Obtaining a PubMed Central ID (PMCID)