Funding Fest 2021 event at UC San Diego
Come and learn the fundamentals of Grant Writing, a necessary skill in academia and many other career paths. Dr. Peter Wagner from the Department of Medicine will share his vast experience of how to create a well –structured grant and the general review process the grant will receive.
Dr. Peter Wagner is Professor Emeritus of Medicine & Bioengineering at the University of California, San Diego. After obtaining his M.B., B.S. and B.Sc. (Medicine) degrees from Sydney University in 1968, he did postdoctoral work with Professor John West at UCSD in La Jolla after which he joined the UCSD medical faculty. His research addressed the theoretical and experimental basis of oxygen transport and its limitations in the lungs and skeletal muscles in health and disease. A particular focus was muscle capillary growth regulation using molecular biological approaches in integrated systems the role of O2, microvascular hemodynamics, physical factors, nitric oxide and inflammatory mediators in transcriptional regulation of angiogenic growth factors and the role of VEGF in both pulmonary and skeletal muscle structure and function.
He has served NIH as a study section member and chair, as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Physiology, President of the American Thoracic Society 2005-2006, President of the American Physiological Society in 2010, and is the Editor in Chief of Journal of Applied Physiology. He has published more than 300 peer-reviewed research articles and over 100 invited chapters and other contributions.