Early Career Task Force
By Adam Davey
Save the Date: Division 20 will be hosting a webinar on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 at 1 p.m. Eastern Time (10 a.m. Pacific Time) entitled "Basic Steps Toward Becoming More Competitive and More Satisfied as a Grant Applicant." The webinar will be approximately 75 minutes in length. The presenter will be Jeffrey W. Elias, PhD, director/manager of Grants Facilitation in the Office of Research in the UC Davis School of Medicine. 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. 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. Elias was trained in and publishes in the areas of developmental psychobiology and cognitive aging.