Monthly Archives: April 2015

Gulf Coast Consortia News

A Collaboration of Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, University of Houston, University of Texas Health Science Center,  University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Institute for Biosciences & Technology of Texas A&M Health Science Center www.gulfcoastconsortia.org GCC SPONSORED EVENTS NeuroEngineering Seminar,… Read more »

NIH Policy on Application Compliance

NIH Notice Number NOT-OD-15-095, released last week, was issued to remind applicants, both investigators and grants office officials, that to be fair to all concerned the NIH needs to consistently apply standards for application compliance. Policy Be mindful that non-compliance can have serious consequences. NIH may withdraw any application identified… Read more »

NIH Precision Medicine Cohort RFI

In Notice NOT-OD-15-096, released on April 20, 2015, the NIH requested information on the Obama Administration’s newest initiative – Precision Medicine.  The RFI seeks feedback to help guide the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in creating a longitudinal cohort of 1 million or more Americans who have volunteered to participate… Read more »

Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Announces New Opportunities

The following opportunities are now open from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) through the Department of Defense (DoD) Autism Research Program (ARP) Clinical Trial Award Pre-Application: June 10, 2015 Invitation to Submit an Application: July 2015 Application: October 1, 2015 Idea Development Award Pre-Application: June 10, 2015 Invitation… Read more »

Funding Announcements: April 3 – April 23, 2015

Graduate/PostDoc

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
Until Filled DOE/USDA Research Geneticist/Molecular Biologist Postdoctoral Opportunity $63,063 Stipend plus health insurance and travel allowance
May 1, 2015

Letter of intent

July 1, 2015

Invited Application

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Research Fellows Award $58,250/year up to 3 years
May 29, 2015 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Modulating CFTR Gene Expression for Therapeutic Advantage Postdoctoral Fellowship $49,250 – year 1$47,931 – year 2

 

New Investigator

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
May 1, 2015

Letter of intent

July 1, 2015

Invited Application

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Career Development Awards $90,000/year for up to 3 years
June 3, 2015 Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Awards $75,000/year for three years
June 5, 2015 American Gastroenterological Association AGA-Athena Troxel Blackburn Research Scholar Award in Neuroenteric Disease $90,000/year for three years
June 5, 2015 American Thoracic Society Jerry Wojociechowski PH Proof of Concept Grant. $40,000/year for one year
June 5, 2015 American Thoracic Society Robyn Barst Pediatric PH Research and Mentoring Awards $50,000/year for one year

 

Established Investigators

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
May 1, 2015

Letter of Intent

Harrington Discovery Institute Harrington Scholar-Innovators Up to $700,000 over two years, ($100,000 guaranteed)
May 1, 2015

Letter of intent

July 1, 2015

Invited Application

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Senior Research Awards Up to $105,300 up to 3 years plus 10% indirect costs
May 8, 2015

Letter of Intent

 

June 30, 2015

Invited Applications

Alzheimer’s Association MEchanisms of cellular death in NeuroDegeneration (MCDN) Project budget should be in line with the proposed project goals with clear justification of the required resources to achieve those goals.Team-based projects ranging between USD$100,000-$1,250,000. 
May 29, 2015 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Modulating CFTR Gene Expression for Therapeutic Advantage Research Grants $150,000/year for 2 years. Plus 8% IDC
June 1, 2015 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Screening Improvement Program (SIP) for Optimizing the Diagnosis of Infants $30,000/year. Possible two years.
June 12, 2015 Children’s Cardiomyopathy Foundation Research Grant Program $25,000 – $50,000 for one to two years,
August 15, 2015 Letter of Intent

September 15, 2015

Full Application

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation Research Grant $25,000 for two years

 

Pilot/Center/Program

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
May 29, 2015 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Modulating CFTR Gene Expression for Therapeutic Advantage Pilot & Feasibility $75,000 for one year. Plus 8% IDC

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