Monthly Archives: November 2015

RFA for HIV/Aging Pilot Program

I. Basic Information What:   Pilot RFA between the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (OAICs; aka “Pepper Centers”) and the Centers for AIDS Research (CFARs) funded by 1R24AG044325-03 Eligible: Any CFAR or OAIC investigator at any rank Deadline:  January 25, 2016 Contact:  Stephanie Burt ( for a full copy… Read more »

Foundations, State and Local Funding Opportunities

Funding Announcements As of Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Graduate/Post Doc Deadline   Sponsor Name/Link Amount/Time Frame December 30, 2015 American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry NIDA-AACAP Resident Training Award in Substance Abuse and Addiction Offers up to $18,000 for program support includes travel to AACAP’s 63rd Annual Meeting and… Read more »

CPRIT Extends Prevention Grants Deadline

CPRIT is extending the application deadline to March 3, 2016, for all six (6) of the Cancer Prevention RFAs that are currently open. Complete RFAs detailing deadlines, requirements and instructions are available in the Funding Opportunities section of CPRIT’s website. Cancer Prevention Promotion and Navigation to Clinical Services Competitive Continuation/Expansion –… Read more »

Mistakes Are Meant for Learning, Not Repeating – Biosketch Compliance

On November 5, NIH started sending email notifications to applicants indicating reviewers found one or more biosketches that did not comply with our current biosketch format (NOT-OD-15-032). Hundreds of letters have already gone out. If you’ve received one of these notifications, don’t panic. These letters are currently just warnings and… Read more »

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Deadline Next Week

This is a reminder that the application deadline for the latest round of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations is fast approaching. Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative to encourage innovative and unconventional global health and development solutions, is accepting grant proposals until November 11, 2015, 11:30 A.M. US Pacific Day Light… Read more »

Research Technology Information Mini-Symposium – Tuesday

UTMB Research Technology Information Mini-Symposium Levin Hall Dining Room Tuesday, November 10 , 2015 2 – 6pm   Are you a faculty member or PostDoc who would like to know more about the Electronic Systems available on the UTMB campus?  If so, plan to attend the UTMB Research Technology Information Mini-Symposium.… Read more »

NIH Director’s Early Independence Award

Funding Announcement NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5) The NIH Director’s Early Independence Award Program supports exceptional investigators who wish to pursue independent research directly after completion of their terminal doctoral/research degree or clinical residency, thereby forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period and accelerating their entry into an independent research… Read more »

Johnson & Johnson | JLabs Events

| JLABS   Science First: Immuno-Oncology Tuesday, 11/17/15 at 4:30pm 14 days away! Join the top experts to discuss the latest developments, challenges, and opportunities with combination regimens. Read More > Meet with… The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Tuesday, 12/01/15 at 10:30am 28 days away! The Gates Foundation has… Read more »