Exploratory/Developmental Grants Program for Basic Cancer Research in Cancer Health Disparities (R21)
Funding Opportunity PAR-15-092 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages grant applications from investigators interested in conducting basic research studies into the biological/genetic causes and mechanisms of cancer health disparities. These awards will support pilot and feasibility studies designed to investigate biological/genetic bases of cancer disparities, such as (1) mechanistic studies of biological factors associated with cancer disparities, (2) the development and testing of new methodologies and models, and (3) secondary data analyses. This FOA is al...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - January 16, 2015 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Intramural NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program (FI2)
Funding Opportunity PAR-15-094 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program's overarching goal is to provide high quality postdoctoral research training in the basic biomedical sciences, in NIH intramural research laboratories, to a diverse group of postdoctoral fellows to prepare them for leadership positions in biomedical careers. The research projects proposed should focus on NIGMS mission-related areas of basic biomedical science. These include cell biology, biophysics, genetics, developmental biology, pharmacology, physiology, biological chemistry, computatio...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - January 16, 2015 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Development of Novel and Emerging Technologies to Support Zebrafish Models for Biomedical Research (R43/R44)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-15-086 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.351Eligible Applicants Small businessesAgency Name: HHS-NIH11Closing Date: Jan 07, 2018Award Ceiling: Expected Number of Awards: Creation Date: Jan 12, 2015Funding Opportunity Description: There is a need to develop technologies that support research using zebrafish models of biomedical value. The zebrafish has become increasingly important as a biological resource, because of its small size, short generation time, easy manipulation of embryos and optical...
Source: Grants.gov - January 13, 2015 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Development of Novel and Emerging Technologies to Support Zebrafish Models for Biomedical Research (R41/R42)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-15-087 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.351Eligible Applicants Small businessesAgency Name: HHS-NIH11Closing Date: Jan 07, 2018Award Ceiling: Expected Number of Awards: Creation Date: Jan 12, 2015Funding Opportunity Description: There is a need to develop technologies that support research using zebrafish models of biomedical value. The zebrafish has become increasingly important as a biological resource, because of its small size, short generation time, easy manipulation of embryos and optical...
Source: Grants.gov - January 13, 2015 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Development of Novel and Emerging Technologies to Support Zebrafish Models for Biomedical Research (R43/R44)
Funding Opportunity PA-15-086 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. There is a need to develop technologies that support research using zebrafish models of biomedical value. The zebrafish has become increasingly important as a biological resource, because of its small size, short generation time, easy manipulation of embryos and optical transparency. This animal model is used to study aspects of gene structure and function that can be directly related to human genetics and disease. Zebrafish are also important for studies in diverse disciplines, including pharmacology, toxicology, neurobiology, behavior and devel...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - January 12, 2015 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Development of Novel and Emerging Technologies to Support Zebrafish Models for Biomedical Research (R41/R42)
Funding Opportunity PA-15-087 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. There is a need to develop technologies that support research using zebrafish models of biomedical value. The zebrafish has become increasingly important as a biological resource, because of its small size, short generation time, easy manipulation of embryos and optical transparency. This animal model is used to study aspects of gene structure and function that can be directly related to human genetics and disease. Zebrafish are also important for studies in diverse disciplines, including pharmacology, toxicology, neurobiology, behavior and devel...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - January 12, 2015 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Pharmacogenomics of Orofacial Pain Management (R01)
The objectives are to determine the role of genetic variability in pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and drug toxicities that contribute to and predict the clinical outcomes of analgesic treatment of individuals with acute and chronic pain conditions. Delineation of genetic variation in drug and neurotransmitter metabolizing enzymes and transporters, drug target molecules such as enzymes and receptors, and associated post-receptor intracellular signaling pathway molecules is an important outcome of this FOA. Identification of key molecular signatures that are predictive of a therapeutic response is a second objective. Cl...
Source: Grants.gov - January 9, 2015 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Pharmacogenomics of Orofacial Pain Management (R01)
The objectives are to determine the role of genetic variability in pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and drug toxicities that contribute to and predict the clinical outcomes of analgesic treatment of individuals with acute and chronic pain conditions. Delineation of genetic variation in drug and neurotransmitter metabolizing enzymes and transporters, drug target molecules such as enzymes and receptors, and associated post-receptor intracellular signaling pathway molecules is an important outcome of this FOA. Identification of key molecular signatures that are predictive of a therapeutic response is a second objective. Cl...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - January 8, 2015 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Californian CESU
Funding Opportunity Number: G15AS00024 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and DevelopmentCFDA Number: 15.808Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: DOI-USGS1Closing Date: Jan 09, 2015Award Ceiling: $0Expected Number of Awards: Creation Date: Dec 23, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: The Western Ecological Research Center of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is offering a Cooperative Agreement to ...
Source: Grants.gov - December 24, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Science and Technology and other Research and Development Source Type: funding

National Hemophilia Program Coordinating Center
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-15-087 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.110Eligible Applicants Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: HHS-HRSAClosing Date: Feb 23, 2015Award Ceiling: $0Expected Number of Awards: 1Creation Date: Dec 23, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: This announcement solicits applications for the National Hereditary Blood Di...
Source: Grants.gov - December 24, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Dimensions of Biodiversity
Funding Opportunity Number: 15-533 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and DevelopmentCFDA Number: 47.05047.074Eligible Applicants Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"Agency Name: NSFClosing Date: Apr 09, 2015Award Ceiling: $2,000,000Expected Number of Awards: 12Creation Date: Dec 22, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: Despite centuries of discovery, most of our planet's biodiversity rem...
Source: Grants.gov - December 23, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Science and Technology and other Research and Development Source Type: funding

BLM WY Wild Horse and Burro Genetic Testing
Funding Opportunity Number: L15AS00007 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: Natural ResourcesCFDA Number: 15.229Eligible Applicants Public and State controlled institutions of higher educationAgency Name: DOI-BLMClosing Date: Jan 20, 2015Award Ceiling: $0Expected Number of Awards: 1Creation Date: Dec 16, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: Continuing decades long program. Analyze genetic variability in wild horses and burros by DNA collection and analysis to determine genetic status of the herds. (Source: Grants.gov)
Source: Grants.gov - December 18, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Natural Resources Source Type: funding

Call for Applications: PSC Partners Seeking a Cure Research Grant Program
PSC Partners Seeking a Cure is a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation whose mission is to provide education and support to PSC patients, families and caregivers and to raise funds to research causes, treatments and cures for primary sclerosing cholangitis. The foundation offers grants to conduct research that addresses an important and novel, basic or clinical research question related to PSC and closely allied diseases (such as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), ulcerative colitis (UC) or Crohn's disease) as they relate to PSC. The applicant must be at an academic institution with an interest in pursuing PSC as an indicati...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 17, 2014 Category: Research Authors: PSC Partners Seeking a Cure Source Type: funding

Call for Applications: Nephrotic Syndrome Study Network (NEPTUNE) Career Development Fellowship
Deadline for receipt: January 15, 2015 for funding commencing July 1, 2015 Objectives: The NEPTUNE Career Development program is designed to support advanced post-doctoral and junior faculty trainees, or established investigators interested in redirecting their investigative focus, who are preparing to become independent investigators in clinical and translational research in human glomerular disease. Successful applicants will design and carry out an individually tailored program that combines a clearly defined training component with a mentored research experience that employs the resources of NEPTUNE or that addres...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 17, 2014 Category: Research Authors: NephCure Kidney International Source Type: funding

National Coordinating Center for the Regional Genetic Service Collaboratives
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-15-081 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.110Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: HHS-HRSAClosing Date: Feb 02, 2015Award Ceiling: $800,000Expected Number of Awards: 1Creation Date: Dec 15, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: This announcement solicits applications for the National Coordinating Center (NCC) for the Regional Genetic Service Collaboratives (RCs). ?The program was esta...
Source: Grants.gov - December 16, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Integrative Paleoanthropology Grants
Funding Opportunity Number: PD-15-1392 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and DevelopmentCFDA Number: 47.075Eligible Applicants Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"Agency Name: NSFClosing Date: Apr 02, 2015Award Ceiling: Expected Number of Awards: 1Creation Date: Dec 15, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: The Biological Anthropology and Archaeology Programs are pleased to announce the co...
Source: Grants.gov - December 15, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Science and Technology and other Research and Development Source Type: funding

Research to Advance Vaccine Safety (R01)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-12-037 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.36193.85593.856Eligible Applicants State governmentsCounty governmentsCity or township governmentsSpecial district governmentsIndependent school districtsPublic and State controlled institutions of higher educationNative American tribal governments (Federally recognized)Public housing authorities/Indian housing authoritiesNative American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with t...
Source: Grants.gov - December 12, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Research to Advance Vaccine Safety (R21)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-12-038 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.36193.85593.856Eligible Applicants State governmentsCounty governmentsCity or township governmentsSpecial district governmentsIndependent school districtsPublic and State controlled institutions of higher educationNative American tribal governments (Federally recognized)Public housing authorities/Indian housing authoritiesNative American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with t...
Source: Grants.gov - December 12, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Genetic Assessment of LCT Broodstock
Funding Opportunity Number: F15AS00051 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: Natural ResourcesCFDA Number: 15.608Eligible Applicants Public and State controlled institutions of higher educationAgency Name: DOI-FWSClosing Date: Dec 20, 2014Award Ceiling: $0Expected Number of Awards: Creation Date: Dec 11, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: Genetic Assessment of Lahontan cutthroat trout broodstock at the Lahontan National Fish Hatchery in Gardnerville, NV (Source: Grants.gov)
Source: Grants.gov - December 12, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Natural Resources Source Type: funding

Centers for Mendelian Genomics (UM1)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-HG-15-002 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.172Eligible Applicants State governmentsCounty governmentsCity or township governmentsSpecial district governmentsIndependent school districtsPublic and State controlled institutions of higher educationNative American tribal governments (Federally recognized)Public housing authorities/Indian housing authoritiesNative American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with th...
Source: Grants.gov - December 12, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Centers for Mendelian Genomics (UM1)
Funding Opportunity RFA-HG-15-002 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This FOA invites applications for the Centers for Mendelian Genomics Program (CMG Program). With this reissuance, NHGRI intends to achieve the following specific objectives. First, the Program will aim to discover as many genes that bear causal genetic variants ("causal genes") for human Mendelian diseases and non-disease Mendelian traits ("Mendelian conditions") as possible, using genome-wide sequencing and other complementary genomic approaches at the funded centers, and through collaborations with clinical and genetic r...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - December 12, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Identifying genetic groups in the Eastern populaion of the toad species group
Funding Opportunity Number: F15AS00045 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)CFDA Number: 15.660Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: DOI-FWSClosing Date: Dec 16, 2014Award Ceiling: $70,000Expected Number of Awards: 1Creation Date: Dec 09, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: The tasks to be performed under this agreement are as fol...
Source: Grants.gov - December 9, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Other (see text field entitled Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity for clarification) Source Type: funding

Request for Applications: Integrative Approaches to Dystonia
The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) is seeking applications for collaborative studies applying integrative approaches to dystonia that will address the most significant and immediate needs in this field with special emphasis on cross-disciplinary research Dystonia is a movement disorder characterized by muscle contractions causing abnormal movements and postures. Despite substantial progress made in understanding various aspects of dystonia, there has been limited success in developing unifying and integrative approaches to study dystonia. To accelerate development of such cross-disciplinary and transforma...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 9, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Dystonia Medical Research Foundation Source Type: funding

Request for Proposals: National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association Research Grant Program
Request for Proposals: National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association Research Grant Program The National Tay- Sachs & Allied Diseases Association Inc. (NTSAD) is considered to be the nation’s oldest genetic disease nonprofit organization. The “Allied Diseases” represent a family of almost 100 rare diseases including lysosomal storage diseases (LSD) and leukodystrophies affecting the central nervous system. A major element of NTSAD’s mission is to lead the fight to treat and cure Tay-Sachs, Canavan and related genetic diseases; therefore, NTSAD is committed to funding research project...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 9, 2014 Category: Research Authors: National Tay-Sachs & Allied Diseases Association Source Type: funding

Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation Fellowship Program
Deadline: June 30, 2015 The Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation (BEBRF) is pleased to offer a research fellowship to support the training of exceptionally qualified physicians or scientists who wish to focus on blepharospasm with and without oromandibular dystonia. Fellowships will be awarded in the amount of up to $75,000 per year for two years. The training program should focus on research into new treatments, pathophysiology or the genetics of benign essential blepharospasm and oromandibular dystonia. Research into photophobia, dry eye, and apraxia of the eyelid opening as they relate to benign essen...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 8, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation Source Type: funding

Notice of NHGRI Participation in PA-14-015 "Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Institutional Research Training Grants (Parent T32)" and Establishment of New Training Program in the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Genetic and Genomic Research
Notice NOT-HG-15-004 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts (Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA))
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - December 5, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Call for Nominations: Gruber Foundation Genetics Prize
The International Prize Program honors individuals in the fields of Cosmology, Genetics, and Neuroscience, whose groundbreaking work provides new models that inspire and enable fundamental shifts in knowledge and culture. Each prize carries a gold medal and unrestricted cash prize of $500,000. Genetics Prize Nomination Criteria Nominations for the Genetics Prize are invited annually from the field of genetics. Nominations may be submitted by individuals, organizations, and institutions that are active in or have an appreciation for contemporary genetic research or problems. Who may be nominated? Individuals wh...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 2, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Gruber Foundation Source Type: funding

Call for Nominations: Gruber Foundation Neuroscience Prize
The International Prize Program honors individuals in the fields of Cosmology, Genetics, and Neuroscience, whose groundbreaking work provides new models that inspire and enable fundamental shifts in knowledge and culture. Each prize carries a gold medal and unrestricted cash prize of $500,000. The Neuroscience Prize Nomination Criteria Nominations for the Neuroscience Prize are invited annually and may be submitted by individuals, organizations, and institutions that are active in or have an appreciation for contemporary neuroscience research and study. Who may be nominated? Individuals from anywhere in the wo...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 2, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Gruber Foundation Source Type: funding

NIA Coordinating Center for Genetics and Genomics of Alzheimer's Disease (U54)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-AG-16-001 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.866Eligible Applicants State governmentsCounty governmentsCity or township governmentsSpecial district governmentsIndependent school districtsPublic and State controlled institutions of higher educationNative American tribal governments (Federally recognized)Public housing authorities/Indian housing authoritiesNative American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with th...
Source: Grants.gov - November 26, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

NIA Coordinating Center for Genetics and Genomics of Alzheimer's Disease (U54)
Funding Opportunity RFA-AG-16-001 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications to establish an NIA Coordination Center to facilitate and support the Replication Phase of the Alzheimer's Disease (AD) Sequencing Project (ADSP) activities. The Coordinating Center for the Genetics and Genomics of Alzheimer's Disease (CGAD) will serve as the focal point for ADSP replication phase joint data analysis, harmonization, and sharing. The FOA is intended to support a major component of the full range of analysis for the Replication Phase of the ADSP. The spectrum of t...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - November 25, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Novel Assays for Screening the Effects of Chemical Toxicants on Cell Differentiation (R43/R44)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-ES-15-006 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EnvironmentHealthCFDA Number: 93.113Eligible Applicants Small businessesAgency Name: HHS-NIH11Closing Date: Feb 13, 2015Award Ceiling: $225,000Expected Number of Awards: Creation Date: Nov 24, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant applications from small business concerns (SBCs) to develop medium- to high-throughput assays to evaluate the effects of toxicants on pluripotent...
Source: Grants.gov - November 25, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Environment Health Source Type: funding

Novel Assays for Screening the Effects of Chemical Toxicants on Cell Differentiation (R41)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-ES-15-005 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EnvironmentHealthCFDA Number: 93.113Eligible Applicants Small businessesAgency Name: HHS-NIH11Closing Date: Feb 13, 2015Award Ceiling: $225,000Expected Number of Awards: Creation Date: Nov 24, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant applications from small business concerns (SBCs) to develop medium- to high-throughput assays to evaluate the effects of toxicants on pluripotent...
Source: Grants.gov - November 25, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Environment Health Source Type: funding

Plant Feedstock Genomics for Bioenergy: A Joint Research Funding Opportunity Announcement USDA, DOE
Funding Opportunity Number: DE-FOA-0001249 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and DevelopmentCFDA Number: 81.049Eligible Applicants Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"Agency Name: PAMS-SCClosing Date: Feb 23, 2015Award Ceiling: $0Expected Number of Awards: Creation Date: Nov 24, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science, Office of Biological a...
Source: Grants.gov - November 25, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Science and Technology and other Research and Development Source Type: funding

Novel Assays for Screening the Effects of Chemical Toxicants on Cell Differentiation (R41)
Funding Opportunity RFA-ES-15-005 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant applications from small business concerns (SBCs) to develop medium- to high-throughput assays to evaluate the effects of toxicants on pluripotent or induced pluripotent cells with respect to cell differentiation and the resulting differentiated cell populations. The ability to incorporate genetic diversity in these assays would be useful.These assays will provide information on mechanisms of chemically-induced biological activity, help to prio...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - November 24, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Novel Assays for Screening the Effects of Chemical Toxicants on Cell Differentiation (R43/R44)
Funding Opportunity RFA-ES-15-006 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant applications from small business concerns (SBCs) to develop medium- to high-throughput assays to evaluate the effects of toxicants on pluripotent or induced pluripotent cells with respect to cell differentiation and the resulting differentiated cell populations. The ability to incorporate genetic diversity in these assays would be useful.These assays will provide information on mechanisms of chemically-induced biological activity, help to prio...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - November 24, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

BRAIN Initiative: Development and Validation of Novel Tools to Analyze Cell-Specific and Circuit Specific Processes in the Brain (U01)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-MH-15-225 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthIncome Security and Social ServicesCFDA Number: 93.17393.21393.24293.27393.27993.28693.85393.86593.86693.867Eligible Applicants State governmentsCounty governmentsCity or township governmentsSpecial district governmentsIndependent school districtsPublic and State controlled institutions of higher educationNative American tribal governments (Federally recognized)Public housing authorities/Indian housing authoritiesNative American tribal organization...
Source: Grants.gov - November 20, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Income Security and Social Services Source Type: funding

BRAIN Initiative: Development and Validation of Novel Tools to Analyze Cell-Specific and Circuit Specific Processes in the Brain (U01)
Funding Opportunity RFA-MH-15-225 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The purpose of this Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative is to encourage applications that will develop and validate novel tools to facilitate the detailed analysis of complex circuits and provide insights into cellular interactions that underlie brain function. The new tools and technologies should inform and/or exploit cell-type and/or circuit-level specificity. Plans for validating the utility of the tool/technology will be an essential feature of a successful application. The development of new ...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - November 18, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Improved Biomarkers and Clinical Outcome Measures Program
Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Improved Biomarkers and Clinical Outcome Measures Program Deadline: Pre-Proposals Due: December 3, 2014 – 6pm US ET One-to-three-year grants to develop robust and precise biomarkers (imaging, physiological, genomic, biochemical assays, etc.) and/or clinical outcome measures that can inform therapeutic trial designs and interpretation of trial results.  The biomarkers and outcome measures should be aimed at informing clinical trial decisions. The overarching goal of this initiative is to facilitate the development of biomarker and clinical outcome mea...
Source: ScanGrants feed - November 18, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Source Type: funding

Brocher Foundation Residencies
The Brocher Foundation offers visiting researchers the opportunity to come at the Brocher Centre in a peaceful park on the shores of Lake Geneva, to write a book, articles, an essay or a PhD thesis. The visiting positions are an occasion to meet other researchers from different disciplines and countries as well as experts from numerous International Organizations & Non Governmental Organizations based in Geneva, such as WHO, WTO, WIPO, UNHCR, ILO, WMA, ICRC, and others. The Brocher Foundation residencies last between 1 and 4 months. They give researchers (PhD students to Professors) the opportunity to work at th...
Source: ScanGrants feed - November 14, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Brocher Foundation Residencies Source Type: funding

Cleft Palate Foundation Scholarship Program
The deadline for Fall 2015 applications is February 1, 2015. The Cleft Palate Foundation is pleased to award a minimum of three $500 scholarships each year to full-time college students with craniofacial differences. (Eligible conditions include, but are not limited to, cleft lip and/or cleft palate, craniosynostosis, Crouzon syndrome, Goldenhar syndrome, hemifacial microsomia, hemangioma, Jackson-Weiss syndrome, microtia, Moebius syndrome, Pierre Robin syndrome, submucous cleft palate, 22q11.2 Deletion syndrome, and Treacher Collins syndrome.) Additional scholarships of increased amounts may be awarded, based on fund...
Source: ScanGrants feed - November 11, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Cleft Palate Foundation Source Type: funding

KY Cha Award in Stem Cell Technology
This report should be signed by the recipient of the award and the Chair of the Department. At the conclusion of the project, a manuscript should be submitted for review by the Editorial Board for publication in Fertility and Sterility, the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics or another peer reviewed journal if more appropriate. Any published report must carry the acknowledgment “Supported by the KY Cha Award in Stem Cell Technology.” If data are presented at a national or international scientific meeting, they should be presented at the ASRM Annual Meeting. If the applicant has other funding for the ...
Source: ScanGrants feed - November 10, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Society for Reproductive Medicine Source Type: funding

BRAIN Initiative: Optimization of Transformative Technologies for Large Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (U01)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-NS-15-004 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthIncome Security and Social ServicesCFDA Number: 93.17393.21393.24293.27393.27993.28693.85393.86593.86693.867Eligible Applicants State governmentsCounty governmentsCity or township governmentsSpecial district governmentsIndependent school districtsPublic and State controlled institutions of higher educationNative American tribal governments (Federally recognized)Public housing authorities/Indian housing authoritiesNative American tribal organization...
Source: Grants.gov - November 7, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Income Security and Social Services Source Type: funding

BRAIN Initiative: New Technologies and Novel Approaches for Large-Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (U01)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-NS-15-003 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthIncome Security and Social ServicesCFDA Number: 93.17393.21393.24293.27393.27993.28693.85393.86593.86693.867Eligible Applicants State governmentsCounty governmentsCity or township governmentsSpecial district governmentsIndependent school districtsPublic and State controlled institutions of higher educationNative American tribal governments (Federally recognized)Public housing authorities/Indian housing authoritiesNative American tribal organization...
Source: Grants.gov - November 7, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Income Security and Social Services Source Type: funding

BRAIN Initiative: New Technologies and Novel Approaches for Large-Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (U01)
Funding Opportunity RFA-NS-15-003 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. Understanding the dynamic activity of neural circuits is central to the NIH BRAIN Initiative. This FOA seeks applications for proof-of-concept testing and development of new technologies and novel approaches for large scale recording and manipulation of neural activity, to enable transformative understanding of dynamic signaling in the nervous system. In particular we seek exceptionally creative approaches to address major challenges associated with recording and manipulating neural activity, at or near cellular resolution, at multiple spatia...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - November 5, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

BRAIN Initiative: Optimization of Transformative Technologies for Large Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (U01)
Funding Opportunity RFA-NS-15-004 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. Although invention and proof-of-concept testing of new technologies are key components of the BRAIN Initiative, to achieve their potential these technologies must also be optimized through feedback from end-users in the context of the intended experimental use. In this FOA we seek applications for the optimization of existing and emerging technologies and approaches that have potential to address major challenges associated with recording and manipulating neural activity, at or near cellular resolution, at multiple spatial and temporal scales...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - November 5, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Environmental Influences during Windows of Susceptibility in Breast Cancer Risk (U01)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-ES-14-012 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: EducationEnvironmentHealthCFDA Number: 93.11393.39393.39693.399Eligible Applicants State governmentsCounty governmentsCity or township governmentsSpecial district governmentsIndependent school districtsPublic and State controlled institutions of higher educationNative American tribal governments (Federally recognized)Public housing authorities/Indian housing authoritiesNative American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)Nonpro...
Source: Grants.gov - November 4, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Education Environment Health Source Type: funding

Coordinating Center for the Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program (U01)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-ES-14-011 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: EducationEnvironmentHealthCFDA Number: 93.11393.39393.39693.399Eligible Applicants State governmentsCounty governmentsCity or township governmentsSpecial district governmentsIndependent school districtsPublic and State controlled institutions of higher educationNative American tribal governments (Federally recognized)Public housing authorities/Indian housing authoritiesNative American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)Nonpro...
Source: Grants.gov - November 4, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Education Environment Health Source Type: funding

Coordinating Center for the Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program (U01)
Funding Opportunity RFA-ES-14-011 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The overarching goal of the Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program (BCERP) is to support integrated scientific research to enhance our understanding of environmental and genetic factors underlying breast cancer risk. This funding opportunity will support a Coordinating Center, which together with a group of individual transdisciplinary projects investigating the influence of environmental exposures during specific time windows on breast cancer risk, will form the BCERP Consortium. The BCERP Coordinating Center will provide intelle...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - November 3, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Environmental Influences during Windows of Susceptibility in Breast Cancer Risk (U01)
Funding Opportunity RFA-ES-14-012 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The overarching goal of the Breast Cancer and the Environment Research Program (BCERP) is to support integrated scientific research to enhance our knowledge of environmental and genetic factors underlying breast cancer risk. This funding opportunity will support transdisciplinary research projects to investigate the influence of environmental exposures during specific time windows of susceptibility on breast cancer risk. Applicants must propose transdisciplinary research project that addresses one or more potential windows of susceptibility a...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - November 3, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Mechanistic Studies of Pain and Alcohol Dependence (R01)
The objective of this FOA is to understand genetic, pharmacological and learning mechanisms underlying the association between the propensity to drink excessively alcohol and pain responses. (Source: Grants.gov)
Source: Grants.gov - November 1, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding