Applications for the 2022 Perinatal Research Society's NIH-Mead Johnson Nutrition Young Investigator Workshop are now open!

Applications are now open!

The program will be held at the Sonesta Bee Cave Hotel in Austin, TX from September 8th-9th, 2022 (Thursday-Friday). 

Successful applicants will receive complementary registration (including hotel/meals) for the Workshop and the Annual PRS meeting to follow (Sept 9th-11th). 

Applications are Due by May, 31st, 2022.

The PRS Workshop uses immersive, active-writing, and active-oral presentation design, with one-on-one feedback from NIH-funded faculty-mentors drawn from the PRS membership. During the two-day Workshop, young investigator participants compose a clear grant proposal that tells a logical, cohesive story and makes concise statements of scientific premise, significance, innovation, and impact. Young investigators also learn clear writing and oral communication skills. 


Appropriate candidates include: 

  • Junior Faculty with a research interest in Perinatal Biology 
  • Senior Basic Science Post-Doctoral Fellows in the area of Perinatal Biology and related fields
  • Senior Neonatology Fellows
  • Senior Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellows 

Application Requirements/Elements:

  •  Cover Letter
  •  Candidate's CV
  •  Letter of Nomination by a PRS member, Mentor, Division Head or Department Chair.
  •  Statement on institution letterhead confirming institutional support for travel expenses to attend the meeting.

Note -if the travel expenses requirement cannot be met -some funds may be available. Please indicate if your department cannot pay travel funds.


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