The University Record, December 20, 1999

Research Reporter

Research opportunities, application deadlines, U-M policies concerning sponsored research, campus research resources and more are available on the Research Web site. Point your browser to Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Division of Research Development and Administration.

DRDA Holiday Closing

DRDA will close for the holidays mid-day Dec. 23 and reopen at 8 a.m. Jan. 3. Faculty, research staff and others who plan to process materials through DRDA on Dec. 23 are reminded that only limited staff will be available and that arrangements should be made with the appropriate project representative well in advance to ensure sufficient time for handling deadline materials.

Pfizer Postdoctoral Fellowship Grants in Cardiovascular Medicine

The Pfizer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Cardiovascular Medicine provides financial support to promising physicians who wish to conduct original clinical or basic research. Applicants in this competition must demonstrate a strong career interest in academic research in cardiovascular medicine. All applicants must have an M.D. or D.O. degree, must have arranged for an appointment to a U.S. medical school and have been accepted by a sponsor who is a full-time faculty member of the medical school, and must not hold a tenure-track faculty position or its equivalent during the first year of the grant. For additional information contact Jan Rosan at 763-4086. The University is allowed to nominate only one candidate. A nomination letter, a CV and a one-page summary of the proposed research should be sent to Jan Rosan, M7300 Med Sci I, Box 0624, by Jan. 1 for consideration. DRDA contact: Sharyn Sivyer, 764-7250 or

DRDA’s Arts & Humanities Sponsored Projects Workshop

The Arts and Humanities Workshop will be an introduction to DRDA and sponsored projects at the University, focusing specifically on the needs of arts and humanities scholars.

Areas covered include contacts and services at DRDA, finding funding opportunities, writing letters of inquiry and proposal narratives, developing a project budget and proposal processing. Sample funding searches, letters of inquiry, proposal narratives and budgets will be reviewed, and there will be plenty of opportunity for questions and answers.

The workshop will be presented by Chris Black, Addie Ryznar and Jamie Saville 8:30 a.m.–noon, Jan. 27, in Suite 18, Wolverine Tower. To register for the workshop, consult the Research Web site ( for on-line registration. Cost of the workshop is $10 for materials. If you have any questions, contact Janet Seegert, 764-7241 or