Summer Undergraduate Research in Biochemistry at Texas A&M University
Summer Undergraduate Research in Biochemistry at Texas A&M University June 2 – August 6, 2014 With support from the NSF-REU grant program and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics offers an opportunity for undergraduate students to participate in a 10-week intensive summer research program during the summer. Under the direction of our faculty, students will join a laboratory team to conduct research in modern biochemistry, with wide-ranging possibilities in structural biology, molecular genetics, genomics, enzymology or biophysics (faculty research). Stude...
Source: ScanGrants feed - January 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Texas A&M University Source Type: funding

Research Experience for Undergraduates Program at the University of Kansas: Molecular Biosciences: From Molecules to Cells to Organisms
Application deadline is March 15, 2014 This REU program at the University of Kansas in Lawrence Kansas provides an intensive 10-week summer research experience for curious and motivated undergraduates who are considering a PhD in molecular biology or related discipline. The program will provide students with exciting and doable research projects and experiences that build self-confidence and encourage critical and independent thinking. Fifteen faculty mentors from the Department of Molecular Biosciences, with strong records of undergraduate mentoring and collegiality will participate in the program. Our faculty mentor...
Source: ScanGrants feed - January 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: University of Kansas Source Type: funding

Research Experience for Undergraduates Program at the University of California, San Francisco
The Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program provides state of the art hands-on training in the methods and logic of molecular biosciences with the goal of facilitating undergraduate students' successful transition to graduate research. Mentors for this program are drawn from the entire UCSF faculty and broadly represent all major approaches to modern biology. The application deadline for summer 2014 is February 3, 2014. A completed application must include: ■ Application and personal statement ■ Two letters of recommendation ■ Copy of college transcript(s) PROGRAM FEATURES AND BENEFITS...
Source: ScanGrants feed - January 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: University of California, San Francisco Source Type: funding

Research Experience for Undergraduates in Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology at the University of Chicago
2014 dates: June 17th - August 22nd Application due date: February 3, 2014 The Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology at the University of Chicago is at the forefront of research in molecular mechanisms underlying cell biology and organismal development. Current faculty work on fundamental problems in biology using a wide range of model systems including viruses, bacteria, protozoa, fungi, plants, nematode worms, fruit flies, fish and mice. With funding from the National Science Foundation, the Department offers an exciting opportunity for talented undergraduates to acquire experience in research. This pr...
Source: ScanGrants feed - January 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: University of Chicago Source Type: funding

Research Experience for Undergraduates in Genomics and Computational Biology at the University of Georgia
Program Format: Hands-on research in Genomics and Computational Biology will bring participants recruited nationally from underrepresented groups to the University of Georgia campus for 10 weeks in the Summer of 2014. The first weeks involve lab safety training, learning to keep a lab notebook, participating in a sequence of group Genomics labs in the mornings, Computational labs in the afternoons, and Genomics lectures that will correspond with both the Genomics & Computational Biology labs. Group posters from these labs will be prepared by the participants and presented at the ending poster session. The bala...
Source: ScanGrants feed - January 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: University of Georgia Source Type: funding

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates in Microbiology at the University of Iowa
The application deadline is February 15, 2014. Goals of the Program The REU in Microbiology at The University of Iowa seeks to foster the careers of the next generation of microbiologists. We do this by providing an intensive 10-week research experience for bright and ambitious undergraduates who are considering a PhD in microbiology or an allied discipline. We hope that this experience will encourage students to pursue a career in basic science and give them the skills they need to succeed in that career path. The focus of the program is a hands-on research project conducted under the guidance of faculty and gradua...
Source: ScanGrants feed - January 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: University of Iowa Source Type: funding

NIA Limited Competition: Renewal of, and Revisions to, the Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Consortium (U01)
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-14-070 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.866Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: HHS-NIH11Closing Date: May 07, 2017Award Ceiling: Expected Number of Awards: Creation Date: Jan 14, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: This FOA invites the NIA Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Consortium to submit revision and/or renewal applications in the area of the genetics of Alzheimer's Disease. (Source: Grants.gov)
Source: Grants.gov - January 15, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

NIA Limited Competition: Renewal of, and Revisions to, the Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Consortium (U01)
Funding Opportunity PAR-14-070 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This FOA invites the NIA Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Consortium to submit revision and/or renewal applications in the area of the genetics of Alzheimer's Disease. (Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA))
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - January 14, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Research Experience for Undergraduates in Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry at Ohio State University
The departments of Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry at the Ohio State University will host a Research Experience for Undergraduates sponsored by The National Science Foundation during the summer of 2014. Official Program Dates: June 2nd through August 1st, 2014 Application Deadline: February 15th, 2014 Students are expected to be on site full time during the program. Program Overview: Laboratory safety training and laboratory procedure workshops Full-time research activities Weekly seminars and scientific meetings Social activities Eligibility: U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency Current ful...
Source: ScanGrants feed - January 14, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Ohio State University Source Type: funding

Neurobiology of Migraine (R21)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-14-069 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.12193.17393.27393.31393.853Eligible 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 wit...
Source: Grants.gov - January 13, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Neurobiology of Migraine (R01)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-14-068 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.12193.17393.21393.27393.31393.853Eligible 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) stat...
Source: Grants.gov - January 13, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Neurobiology of Migraine (R01)
Funding Opportunity PA-14-068 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is issued by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) in conjunction with the NIH Pain Consortium. It solicits R01 grant applications from institutions/organizations to perform innovative research that will elucidate the mechanisms underlying migraine, expand our current knowledge of the role of genetic, physiological, biopsychosocial, and environmental influences in migraine susceptibility and progression, and explore new therapeutic targets and therapies for acute migraine m...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - January 13, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Neurobiology of Migraine (R21)
Funding Opportunity PA-14-069 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is issued by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) in conjunction with the NIH Pain Consortium. It solicits R21 grant applications from institutions/organizations to perform innovative research that will elucidate the mechanisms underlying migraine, expand our current knowledge of the role of genetic, physiological, biopsychosocial, and environmental influences in migraine susceptibility and progression, and explore new therapeutic targets and therapies for acute migraine m...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - January 13, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Call for Applications: American Association of Anatomists Postdoctoral Fellows Program
This report must be received within three months following the end of the Fellowship period. • Recipients may be invited to participate in AAA outreach activities. • Recipients may be invited to submit their research findings or a review article to one of the AAA journals, Developmental Dynamics or The Anatomical Record. • Support from AAA must be acknowledged in all relevant publications or oral research presentations. Support should be acknowledged as follows: “Jane Jack is an American Association of Anatomists Scholar and this research was in part funded by the American Association of Anatomis...
Source: ScanGrants feed - January 13, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Association of Anatomists Source Type: funding

Fundamental Mechanisms of Affective and Decisional Processes in Cancer Control (U01)
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-14-067 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.393Eligible 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 w...
Source: Grants.gov - January 11, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Fundamental Mechanisms of Affective and Decisional Processes in Cancer Control (U01)
Funding Opportunity PAR-14-067 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage projects to generate fundamental knowledge of affective processes. Basic affective science projects should have key downstream consequences for single (e.g., genetic testing consent) and multiple (e.g., adherence to oral chemotherapy regimen) event decisions and behaviors across the cancer prevention and control continuum. The FOA is expected to encourage scientific disciplines that have not traditionally conducted cancer research such as affective and cognitive neuroscie...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - January 9, 2014 Category: Research 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 - January 7, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Society for Reproductive Medicine Source Type: funding

Genetic Susceptibility & Variability of Human Structural Birth Defects (R01)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-11-085 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EnvironmentFood and NutritionHealthIncome Security and Social ServicesCFDA Number: 93.11393.12193.27393.84793.85393.865Eligible 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 ...
Source: Grants.gov - January 2, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Environment Food and Nutrition Health Income Security and Social Services Source Type: funding

Genetic Susceptibility & Variability of Human Structural Birth Defects (R01)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-14-056 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EnvironmentFood and NutritionHealthIncome Security and Social ServicesCFDA Number: 93.11393.12193.27393.84793.865Eligible 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 recogn...
Source: Grants.gov - January 2, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Environment Food and Nutrition Health Income Security and Social Services Source Type: funding

Genetic Susceptibility and Variability of Human Structural Birth Defects (R01)
Funding Opportunity PA-14-056 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to support innovative investigator-initiated R01 applications using animal models in conjunction with translational/clinical approaches that take advantage of advances in genetics, biochemistry, molecular, and developmental biology to identify the specific genetic, epigenetic, environmental, or gene/environment interactions associated with the susceptibility to and variability of structural birth defects in human populations. Applicants funded through this FOA will join the NICHD Birth...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - January 2, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Request for Proposals: American Society of Human Genetics Genetics Education Research Program
Deadline: June 11, 2014 This announcement describes the ASHG Genetics Education Research Program (GERP), its eligibility criteria, and the procedures for submitting a proposal.  Please review these guidelines and submit your proposal in the requested format. The Grant Program Promoting Genetic Literacy in Teachers and Students The purpose of the Genetics Education Research Program is to support proposals for investigating research questions related to genetics education, grades 7-20. We fund projects that promote: • Teacher development: knowledge and training • Student learning and knowledge...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 30, 2013 Category: Research Authors: American Society of Human Genetics Source Type: funding

Dimensions of Biodiversity
Funding Opportunity Number: 14-525 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 03, 2014Award Ceiling: $2,000,000Expected Number of Awards: 12Creation Date: Dec 20, 2013Funding Opportunity Description: Despite centuries of discovery, most of our planet's biodiversity rem...
Source: Grants.gov - December 21, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Science and Technology and other Research and Development Source Type: funding

Call for Nominations: 2014 Lupus Insight Prize
The second annual Lupus Insight Prize, presented in a collaboration among the Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR), the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) , and the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) will be awarded by the three organizations to recognize and honor an outstanding investigator with a documented record of creativity, innovation, and productivity. The researcher will also be someone who has made a novel insight in an area of research that is applicable to the pathogenesis or treatment of lupus and is judged to have a high likelihood of generating further advances by applying that insight to lupus. The 2014 Lupus...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 19, 2013 Category: Research Authors: Alliance for Lupus Research/Lupus Foundation of America/Lupus Research Institute 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-14-216 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: EducationEnvironmentHealthIncome Security and Social ServicesCFDA Number: 93.11393.12193.17393.21393.24293.27393.27993.28693.35093.36193.85393.85993.86593.86693.867Eligible 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 autho...
Source: Grants.gov - December 18, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Education Environment 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-14-216 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 confer a high degree of cell-type and/or circuit-level specificity. Validation of the utility of the tool/technology is an essential feature. A particular emphasis for this funding opportunity announceme...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - December 17, 2013 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Award in Oral, Dental and Craniofacial Research for Mid-Career and Senior Investigators (K18)
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-14-039 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.121Eligible 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 the IRS, other than i...
Source: Grants.gov - December 14, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Award in Oral, Dental and Craniofacial Research for Mid-Career and Senior Investigators (K18)
Funding Opportunity PAR-14-039 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications for short-term mentored career enhancement (K18) awards in dental, oral and craniofacial research with a focus on behavioral and social sciences, and genetic and genomic research. The intent of this K18 program is to provide mid-career or senior investigators with short-term training in the theories, tools, methods or approaches of another scientific area, in order to enhance their existing research program. Two categories of candidates are targeted: (a) established dental, oral...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - December 13, 2013 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancer for Years 2013 and 2014 (P50)
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-12-296 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.12193.39393.39493.39593.39693.39793.39993.853Eligible 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 h...
Source: Grants.gov - December 12, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R21)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-11-105 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.17393.27393.36193.83793.865Eligible 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) s...
Source: Grants.gov - December 12, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R01)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-11-104 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.17393.27393.36193.83793.865Eligible 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) s...
Source: Grants.gov - December 12, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancer for Years 2013 and 2014 (P50)
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-14-031 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.39393.39493.39593.39693.39793.399Eligible 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)Nonprofits having a 501(...
Source: Grants.gov - December 12, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R21)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-14-034 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.17393.27393.361Eligible 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, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants Program
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-BRAP-004388 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: AgricultureScience and Technology and other Research and DevelopmentCFDA Number: 10.219Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: USDA-NIFAClosing Date: Mar 19, 2014Award Ceiling: $1,000,000Expected Number of Awards: Creation Date: Dec 11, 2013Funding Opportunity Description: The purpose of the BRAG program is to support the generation of new information that will assist Fede...
Source: Grants.gov - December 12, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Agriculture Science and Technology and other Research and Development Source Type: funding

Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R01)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-14-033 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.17393.27393.361Eligible 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, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R01)
Funding Opportunity PA-14-033 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This initiative encourages research that targets the reduction of health disparities among children. Specific targeted areas of research include biobehavioral studies that incorporate multiple factors that influence child health disparities such as biological (e.g., genetics, cellular, organ systems), lifestyle factors, environmental (e.g., physical and family environments) social (e.g., peers), economic, institutional, and cultural and family influences; studies that target the specific health promotion needs of children with a known health cond...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - December 12, 2013 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved Children (R21)
Funding Opportunity PA-14-034 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This initiative encourages research that targets the reduction of health disparities among children. Specific targeted areas of research include biobehavioral studies that incorporate multiple factors that influence child health disparities such as biological (e.g., genetics, cellular, organ systems), lifestyle factors, environmental (e.g., physical and family environments) social (e.g., peers), economic, institutional, and cultural and family influences; studies that target the specific health promotion needs of children with a known health cond...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - December 12, 2013 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Molecular Genetics of Drug Addiction and Related Co-Morbidities (R01)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-11-026 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.279Eligible 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 the IRS, othe...
Source: Grants.gov - December 11, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Discovering Novel Targets: The Molecular Genetics of Drug Addiction and Related Co-Morbidities (R01)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-14-025 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.279Eligible 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 the IRS, othe...
Source: Grants.gov - December 11, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancer for Years 2013 and 2014 (P50)
Funding Opportunity PAR-14-031 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications for P50 Research Center Grants for Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs). The program will fund P50 SPORE grants to support state-of-the-art investigator-initiated translational research that will contribute to improved prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment of an organ-specific cancer (or a related group of cancers). SPOREs are expected not only to conduct a wide spectrum of research activities, but also to contribute significantly to the development ...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - December 11, 2013 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Scleroderma Foundation Research Grant Funding Program
The grant application deadline is 5 p.m. Eastern Sept. 15 each year. (Note: If the grant deadline falls on a weekend, the following Monday will be the deadline.) Appropriate Areas of Research and Criteria Appropriate research areas may include but are not limited to the following as they relate to scleroderma: Vascular manifestations. Studies of animal models. Therapeutic modalities. Mechanisms of end organ damage. Immunologic studies. Endothelial cell biology. Fibroblast biology. Models and markers of gender and genetic factors. Cell signaling. Epidemiology studies. Matrix biology. Stem cell...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 11, 2013 Category: Research Authors: Scleroderma Foundation Source Type: funding

Discovering Novel Targets: The Molecular Genetics of Drug Addiction and Related Co-Morbidities (R01)
Funding Opportunity PA-14-025 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This FOA encourages applications for research projects that identify and/or validate chromosomal loci and variations in genes that are associated with vulnerability to addiction and that inform the likelihood of responsiveness to treatment. Applications that propose to examine intermediate phenotypes or endophenotypes to assess the molecular genetics of drug addiction, addiction vulnerability and/or their associated co-morbidities and how they are related to drug addiction are especially encouraged. Also encouraged are genetic as well as computat...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - December 10, 2013 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Functional Genetics, Epigenetics, and Non-coding RNAs in Drug Addiction (R01)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-11-033 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.27093.279Eligible 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 the IRS, other t...
Source: Grants.gov - December 6, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Functional Genetics, Epigenetics, and Non-coding RNAs in Drug Addiction (R21)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-11-034 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.279Eligible 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 the IRS, othe...
Source: Grants.gov - December 6, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Functional Genetics, Epigenetics, and Non-coding RNAs in Substance Abuse (R01)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-14-014 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.279Eligible 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 the IRS, othe...
Source: Grants.gov - December 6, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Functional Genetics, Epigenetics, and Non-coding RNAs in Substance Abuse (R21)
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-14-013 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.279Eligible 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 the IRS, othe...
Source: Grants.gov - December 6, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Functional Genetics, Epigenetics, and Non-coding RNAs in Substance Abuse (R21)
Funding Opportunity PA-14-013 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. Genetic and genomic studies have identified genes and gene variants that potentially modulate the fundamental biological mechanisms underpinning addictive processes. Discovery of these genes/variants, while extremely valuable, is only a first step in understanding molecular mechanisms of addiction. This Funding Opportunity Announcement encourages basic functional genetic and genomic research in two areas: 1. functional validation to determine which candidate genes/variants/epigenetic/non-coding RNA features have an authentic role in addictive pro...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - December 5, 2013 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Functional Genetics, Epigenetics, and Non-coding RNAs in Substance Abuse (R01)
Funding Opportunity PA-14-014 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. Genetic and genomic studies have identified genes and gene variants that potentially modulate the fundamental biological mechanisms underpinning addictive processes. Discovery of these genes/variants, while extremely valuable, is only a first step in understanding molecular mechanisms of addiction. This Funding Opportunity Announcement encourages basic functional genetic and genomic research in two areas: 1. functional validation to determine which candidate genes/variants/epigenetic/non-coding RNA features have an authentic role in addictive pro...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - December 5, 2013 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Call for Submissions: American Society of Human Genetics 9th Annual DNA Day Essay Contest
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) invites you to participate in the 9th Annual DNA Day Essay Contest! The contest is open to students in grades 9-12. The contest aims to challenge students to examine, question, and reflect on important concepts in genetics. Essays are expected to contain substantive, well-reasoned arguments indicative of a depth of understanding of the concepts related to the essay question. Essays are read and evaluated by several independent judges through three rounds of scoring. Prizes 1st Place Winner: $1,000 + $1,000 genetics materials grant for teacher 2nd Place Winner: $600 +...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 2, 2013 Category: Research Authors: American Society of Human Genetics Source Type: funding

Animal and Biological Material Resource Centers (P40)
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-11-001 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: EducationHealthCFDA Number: 93.351Eligible 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 the IRS, oth...
Source: Grants.gov - November 24, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Animal and Biological Material Resource Centers (P40)
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-14-005 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.351Eligible 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 the IRS, other than i...
Source: Grants.gov - November 24, 2013 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding