Meeting Archive:
Mind the Gap: Avoiding and Surviving Gaps in Research Funding


Meeting Description:

Whether you work for a large institution or a small institution, funding for research in the bone, mineral and musculoskeletal field is becoming increasingly harder to come by. Join us on Tuesday, October 23rd at 12:00 PM ET for the next Career Development Webinar “Mind the Gap: Avoiding and Surviving Gaps in Research Funding” hosted by Shivani Sahni, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, Institute for Aging Research at Hebrew SeniorLife) and Maria Squire, Ph.D. (Associate Professor at The University of Scranton Department of Biology). Dr. Sahni will provide the perspective of working at a large institution and seeking extramural funding while Dr. Squire will provide insight into using intramural funding while balancing a heavy teaching load at a smaller institution. This webinar is free to attend, so register today!

Details
Date: Tue, Oct 23, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM EDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): ASBMR
 Presenter Information
Shivani Sahni, Ph.D.
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Dr. Shivani Sahni is the Director of the Nutrition Program and Associate Scientist at the Institute for Aging Research and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Sahni is a Nutritional Epidemiologist interested in determining the role of diet and nutrition in bone loss, fracture, muscle health, and body composition. Dr. Sahni received her Ph.D. degree in Nutritional Epidemiology from Tufts University in Boston. Her research work has been funded by various funding agencies such as NIAMS, NIA, ASBMR, foundations and industry.


Maria Squire, Ph.D.
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Dr. Maria Squire is an associate professor of biology at The University of Scranton, PA and has been a faculty member at The University of Scranton since 2005. Dr. Squire earned her master of science and PhD in biomedical engineering from Stony Brook University, NY and her undergraduate degree in Biology and Spanish from The University of Scranton, PA. Dr. Squire’s research interests focus on understanding bone quantity and the microarchitecture of the skeleton as well as the effects that genetics and other factors (such as environment) have on bone quantity and microarchitecture.