One of my favorite parts of editing The NICHD Connection is watching a theme emerge. You’ll quickly find that the theme this month is how to write. Whether you want to learn how to write for a living, how to write a K99, or how to write a personal statement, you’ll find a little bit of everything in this issue. Plus, Nichole Swan gives you a step-by-step how-to guide for writing your very own wiki page, hosted by NICHD.
The timing of a writing-themed issue couldn’t be better. The Fellows Intramural Grant Supplement, crafted by Dr. Kevin Francis and the NICHD Fellows Committee, was recently approved, giving fellows who apply for a grant of more than $30,000 a nice $500 stipend boost—and even more if the grant is awarded. So grab a pen and paper—or maybe a mouse and keyboard—and get writing!
Your Editor in Chief,
Shana R. Spindler, PhD
Please send questions, comments, and ideas to Shana.Spindler@gmail.com.