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Crystal Botham, Ph.D. is Director of the Office of Pediatric Research Development in the Department of Pediatrics at Stanford University (https://med.stanford.edu/pediatrics/research/PedsRDTeam.html). Dr. Botham provides strategic advice to faculty and others to enable competitive funding applications and productive research programs. Dr. Botham is also the Director & Founder of the Biosciences Grant Writing Academy (https://grantwriting.stanford.edu). The Grant Writing Academy supports graduate and postdoctoral trainees in developing and articulating research strategies to tackle important scientific questions.
• Providing individualized grantsmanship assistance to postdoctoral fellows and faculty <br/>• Editing and critically evaluating grant applications to improve funding potential<br/>• Interpreting sponsor requirements and providing strategic advice<br/>• Identifying a diverse portfolio of funding opportunities<br/>• Designing and facilitating courses to enable postdoctoral fellows to develop competitive Career Development applications<br/>• Developing and presenting at workshops on grant writing and proposal submission<br/>• Coordinating completion of subcontracts and large collaborative projects