QB3 NIH SBIR 2-part workshop for Sept. 5 deadline

Get expert help with your SBIR application from professional grant writer Shauna Farr-Jones so you can submit with confidence for the September 5th NIH SBIR deadline. Join our upcoming short-form workshop: two highly interactive sessions addressing any questions you have regarding content, forms, budget and logistics.

Session 1: 1:00 - 2:30 PM, Tuesday, August 7
Session 2: 1:00 - 2:30 PM, Tuesday, August 21

Both sessions will be held in Room 2110, Mission Hall, 550 16th St., UCSF Mission Bay.

Session 1 will focus on the research plan, budget and justification, bios, facilities, letters, human subjects and vertebrate animals.

Session 2 will cover how to re-submit a rejected application and dealing with forms and submission.

Bring your draft application and email questions to Shauna in advance. The workshop is intended for founders who have already registered their companies at SAM.gov.

About the Instructor

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Shauna Farr-Jones, Ph.D., has a record of writing successful government grant and contract proposals on diverse life science topics, providing strategic input on both research and business plans. She has helped companies secure over $200 million in grant and contract funding from numerous government and philanthropic organizations, including BARDA, NIH, DTRA, USDA, DARPA and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. For 17 years, she has consulted for life science companies and universities, identifying funding opportunities, preparing research plans, marketing plans, technical reports INDs, NDAs, white papers and proposals. She is also the Project Manager of the Antibody Technology Research Center at UCSF. Previously, she was Senior Writer at BioCentury Publications, where she analyzed and wrote about the biotechnology industry. She was a post-doctoral fellow at UCSF and has a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Tufts University.