Monthly Archives: September 2014

CPRIT announces New RFAs

On September 30, 2014, CPRIT announced RFAs new funding opportunities. The deadline for all four is November 17, 2014. Full details including requirements and instructions are available at CPRIT’s Funding Prevention Opportunities webpage. The RFAs are: Multi-Investigator Research Awards (MIRA) Revised: (09/30/2014) Instructions for Applicants Multi-Investigator Research Awards are intended… Read more »

2014 Texas Fresh AIR Conference

1 MC Conference 7007 Bertner Avenue Houston, Texas   The University of Texas System’s 2014 Texas Fresh AIR Conference in Houston, Texas is just a month away! Have you registered for the Venture Forum on October 24, 2014 yet? Registered attendees will enjoy: • A Forum dedicated to Texas entrepreneurs… Read more »

Funding Announcements: September 24 – 26, 2014

Graduate/PostDoc

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
January 15, 2015 5:00 PM CST American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship $26,000/year for 2 years
January 15, 2015 5:00 PM CST American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship $47,000 – $60,272/year depending on level.Maximum 2 years.
January 15, 20155:00 PM CST American Heart Association National Fellow-to-Faculty Transition Award Training Stage – up to $65kFaculty Stage – up to $132k for five years

 

New Investigator

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
December 15, 2014 11:59 PM ET Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Young Investigator Grants $50,000/year for 2 years
January 15, 20155:00 PM CST American Heart Association Stroke Research Mentored Clinical and Population Research Award =<$35,000 for salary & fringe, plus $5,000 for sponsor.10% indirect costs
January 15, 20155:00 PM CST American Heart Association Beginning Grant-in-Aid $70,000/year for 2 years

 

 

Established Investigators

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
October 31,2014 5:00 pm CDTLetter of Intent

 

February 10, 2015

Application

American Heart Association Collaborative Sciences Award 

Foster innovative, new collaborative approaches to research projects which propose novel pairings of investigators from at least two broad disciplines.

$250,000/year for 3 years
November 5, 2014 Hogg Foundation for Mental Health Recovery to Practice Grant Program 

Initiative funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) with the aim of bringing the vision of recovery into the day-to-day practice of mental health professionals.

$200,000 total for 4 years
November 14, 2014Letter of Interest

 

January 23, 2015

Invited Application

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Discovery and Validation of Biomarkers for Recent-Onset Human Type 1 Diabetes Validation SRA $250,000/year for 2 years10% indirect included

Discovery SRA

$165,000/year for 2 years

10% indirect included

December 1, 2014 at 5 pm EST Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Beta Cell Functional Analysis Facility Budget per batch of cells tested. Indirect costs not to exceed 10% of direct costs.
December 15, 2014 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation 2015 Epidemiology Grants $100,000/year for 2 years
January 15, 20155:00 PM CST American Heart Association Grant-in-Aid $70,000/year for 2 years
April 16, 20155:00 PM local time NIH/NIDDK Psychosocial and Behavioral Aspects of Bariatric Surgery (R01) $500,000/year for 5 years

 

Career Development/Pilot Awards

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
November 2, 2014Letter of Intent

 

March 2, 2014

Invited Applications

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation 2015 Innovation Grant $125,000/year for 2 years
November 14, 2014Letter of Interest

January 23, 2014

Invited Application

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Discovery and Validation of Biomarkers for Recent-Onset Human Type 1 Diabetes – Pilot Project SRA – $110/year for 1 years10% indirect included

Program/Project/Team/Industry Awards

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
Letter of intentOctober 30, 2014

 

Full Application

January 30, 2015

American Heart Association Strategically Focused Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease Research Network 

Three to four institutions, or Centers, working on three projects each that are focused on one strategic area.

~$3.7M/year for 4 years per Center.

 

Remember:

All research applications should go through the Office of Sponsored Programs prior to submission. Please contact your pre-award analyst (http://research.utmb.edu/AboutUs/PrePostSpecialists.aspx ) if you plan to apply for this opportunity.

 

PI must submit all material to the Office of Sponsored Projects ten (10) working days prior to the submission deadline.

http://research.utmb.edu/AskForFunding/Files/PolicyStatementDeadlines2013.pdf

 

NIAID Announces 2014 Concepts

NIH Concepts represent early planning stages for initiatives: program announcements, requests for applications, and solicitations. While approval of a concept does NOT guarantee the concept will become a funding initiative, it does reveal possible initiatives and provides ideas for investigator-initiated applications for the coming year. The NIAID Advisory Council will… Read more »

CPRIT Releases Four Prevention RFAs

Today, CPRIT announced RFAs for four (4) cancer prevention funding opportunities. The deadline for all four is December 4, 2014. Full details including requirements and instructions are available at CPRIT’s Funding Prevention Opportunities webpage. The RFAs are: Competitive Continuation/Expansion – Evidence-Based Cancer Prevention Services Instructions for Applicants This award mechanism… Read more »

Vizzies: A chance to show your creative mind

Do you love animating data, creating science apps, or taking macrophotographs? The National Science Foundation and Popular Science have teamed up to promote science and engineering through a visualization challenge.  Renamed The Vizzies, the contest is open to EVERYONE and will award $2,500 cash prizes for the Expert’s Choice award… Read more »

UTMB Core Focus – The Office of Biostatistics (OBIOS)

The Office of Biostatistics (OBIOS) provides statistical support services to all UTMB faculty, staff and students. The areas of expertise include design support, database design, management and data analysis.  Design support services include power calculations, sample size determinations, and identification of appropriate methods to minimize experimental error. Database design services… Read more »