Grant FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Looking for funding?

Planning to submit a grant?

The Pathology Department Grants Team can help you find research funding sources, develop your research grant, and get it submitted on time with every “t” crossed and every “i” dotted.  Ready to submit a grant? Join the Queue

REMINDER:    We want to devote quality time to each and every grant so please enter the queue as soon as you know you will be submitting a proposal (at least 30 business days prior to the agency deadline) to enable us to prepare an appealing grant package. Note: The grant does not have to be in its final format when you enter the queue.

What happens when I enter the queue?

Steps Description / Responsibility Timeline
PI intends to apply for grant PI information in the Pathology Grants Queue 30 business days (6 weeks) before application due date 

Grant Coordinator Corinne Brewi will e-mail PI with specific follow-up questions and subsequently provide a custom checklist of required items.   

Grant Coordinator will notify Grant Team members Shilpa Shukla  and Paula Grimm.

Within 2 business days of entering the queue. 
Start PD in IRES Entered by Grant Team Members 
Assemble Application Entered by Grant Team Members 

10 - 14 business days prior to application due date

(depending on complexity of submission)

Draft application ready for review Grants Team notifies PI. 7 business days prior to application due date
Final application Route final proposal for sign off

Need budget help?

Don’t try this on your own!  

Our Team KNOWS how to write a budget that includes indirect costs, correct salary and fringe benefit requirements, annual adjustments, and much more. Contact them AS SOON AS YOU KNOW YOU WILL WRITE A GRANT. They are in high demand, don’t wait!

For help with NIH Grants and Foundations, Fellowships and Foundations, or Assistance developing budget justifications for research consumables, animal charges and equipment:
Contact: Shilpa Shukla - 203-785-5912  

Grant Applications: Internal review and submission process

Grant applications must go through a rigorous internal review process to ensure that all institutional requirements are met prior to submission.  

Corinne Brewi: 203-737-2517    

Pre- and Post-Doctoral Fellowships

Graduate students and post-docs are the engines that keep the data flowing in every lab, but you gotta pay the rent, right!? In addition to the prestige of receiving a fellowship and the useful experience of developing your own idea into a grant, these fellowships will support you as you, in turn, support your PI and the department. So the Grants Team is here to help you face the challenge of writing fellowships. 

Contact:  Shilpa Shukla - 203-785-5912  

First Timer?

Is this your first time writing a grant? Has it been a while? 

Visit the Resources for Grants page for useful links for investigators who are new to the process or who would like to find updated information on submission requirements.

What happens after my grant is submitted?

The Grant Reviewer and Tracker will monitor status of pending grants via IRES sponsor websites and communication with PI.

Contact:  Shilpa Shukla - 203-785-5912  

Progress Final Reports

The Grant Reviewer and Tracker will be in touch with you after you get your grant to assist you with your progress reports. Depending on your funding source you will need to submit regular reports on what you’ve accomplished and outlining changes to your research plan so your award can be renewed.

Contact:  Shilpa Shukla - 203-785-5912  

Contracts, subcontracts, and grant transfers

Contracts, subcontracts and grants being transferred from other institutions must be reviewed and approved by officials of Yale University. The Grants Manager is a specialist who can help you shepherd your arrangement through the bureaucratic labyrinth.

Shilpa Shukla: 203-785-5912

Pathology Grants Team

Grants Coordinator:
Corinne Brewi

Yale School of Medicine 
Department of Pathology 
PO Box 208023  
New Haven, CT 06520 
Tel: 203.737.2517
Fax: 203.785.3583