Friday, 06/11/2021, 12:00 pm. ARCHIVED EVENT
NIA’s Diversity Supplement program supports the development of eligible trainee-candidates who seek independent careers in aging and geriatrics research and meet NIA’s goal to enhance diversity in the biomedical workforce. On June 11th, Dr. Maria G. Carranza will present the best practices for application preparation and submission, and discuss review and funding policies. Presented by RCMAR
Dr. Maria Carranza joined the National Institute on Aging (NIA) as a program officer in the Office of Small Business Research (OSBR). Dr. Carranza manages NIA’s fellowship and research career development programs, serving as primary point of contact for applicants, community, and program staff on policies, goals, and processes related to each funding opportunity. Dr. Carranza serves as NIA’s representative to the NIH Training Advisory Committee and works with NIA divisions to develop, manage, and optimize NIA’s fellowship and research career development programs. Dr. Carranza received her Ph.D. in chemistry from Baylor University and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute. Her research focused on drug discovery for central nervous system disorders and cancer.