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Clinical and Translational Science Center

Clinical and Translational Science Center

Grant Facilitation Service

Grant Facilitation Manager
Jeffrey W. Elias, Ph.D.
Phone: (916) 703-9223
Email: jeffrey.elias@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

Dr. Elias has worked in the editorial field for a number of years and has experience with the grant submission and review process as grantee, study section reviewer (NIH, NSF, and private foundations), department and center research director, and NIH program and review administrator. Dr. Elias served as Scientific Review Administrator (SRA) for the Center for Scientific Review (Adult Psychopathology & Disorders of Aging ) and Chief of the extramural Cognitive Aging program (HSA) in the Behavioral and Social Research division at the National Institute on Aging. Dr. Elias was trained in and publishes in the areas of developmental psychobiology and cognitive aging.

As part of the CTSC, we provide assistance preparing multi-investigator, collaborative proposals (such as Program Projects, Center Grants, etc.); individual proposals for junior faculty (such as R01, R03, R21, K08, and K23 mechanisms and private foundation grants); training grant proposals (such as T32, K12, and K30 mechanisms); and manuscripts.

For multi-investigator proposals, please contact:

Erica M. Chédin, Ph.D.
Coordination Officer, Collaborative Research Proposals
UC Davis School of Medicine
CTSC Building, Room 1423
Sacramento, CA 95817
Phone: (916) 703-9145
Fax: (916) 703-9150
Email: erica.chedin@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

Dr. Chédin can assist you by:

  • Helping to understand the requirements and decipher the RFA, as well as maintaining contact with the Program Officer, when needed.
  • Developing a workable timeline.
  • Strategizing grant proposal development.
  • Helping to organize and write your proposal.
  • Reviewing drafts of grant proposal components and providing detailed comments and suggestions to improve proposal quality.
  • Providing information and text on existing UC Davis resources.
  • Assisting with figures and organizational charts.
  • Drafting letters of institutional support and assisting with requests.

For individual junior faculty proposals, training grant applications, or manuscripts, please contact:

Betty Guo, Ph.D.
Coordination Officer for Research and Training Grant Proposals and Manuscripts
UC Davis School of Medicine
CTSC Building, Room 1419
Phone: (916) 703-9137
Fax: (916) 703-9150
Email: betty.guo@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

Dr. Guo can assist you by:

  • Advising on intramural or extramural funding opportunities based on status and research interests of junior faculty.
  • Explaining the submission process.
  • Reviewing drafts of grant proposals/manuscripts and providing detailed comments and suggestions to improve proposal quality.
  • Editing for grammar and style and conformance with agency/journal requirements.
  • Providing information and text on existing UC Davis resources.
  • Giving continued follow-up and assistance with grant development and revisions.
  • Strategizing grant proposal development.