Abstract: 10% length (100-300 words) Give a short introduc:on about the disease including symptoms, prevalence, poten:al causes and current treatment op:ons.
Introduc@on & Background research 30% length (1500-2500 words) What is currently known about the disease, with a focus on disease mechanisms. What areas need further research in terms of a) basic understanding or b) diagnosing the disease or c) trea:ng the disease.
Grant writing Assignment
Hypothesis 20% length (300-1000 words) Based on the current knowledge what hypothesis do you have and want to test with your research idea?
Research Design 20% length (300-1000 words) How do you design your research to achieve the aims (validate the hypothesis, get proof of principle that the suggested diagnosing works etc). Brief plan for experiments and reasonable lis:ng of consumables, sofware … assuming you have an exis:ng basic lab in your ins:tu:on (no prize quotes! But be reasonable!)
Overall wri:ng style, adherence to the outlined structure and following a logical structure.