Enhancing Cancer Genomic Best Practices through Education, Surveillance, and Policy
Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-DP14-1407 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.283Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: HHS-CDCClosing Date: Jun 17, 2014Award Ceiling: $300,000Expected Number of Awards: 5Creation Date: May 02, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: This FOA will allow for the development or expansion of state-based programs to promote applications of evidence-based breast and ovarian cancer genomics ...
Source: Grants.gov - May 3, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Sudden Death in the Young (SDY) Registry
Funding Opportunity Number: CDC-RFA-DP14-1403 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.946Eligible Applicants State governmentsOthers (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: HHS-CDC-NCCDPHPClosing Date: Jun 30, 2014Award Ceiling: $200,000Expected Number of Awards: 14Creation Date: May 01, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: SDY has a devastating impact on families, care providers, and the community, and attracts significant public and media attention...
Source: Grants.gov - May 2, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Call for Applications: Lupus Research Institute Distinguished Innovator Awards
Grant Application Deadline: July 31, 2014 The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) invites applications for its Distinguished Innovator Awards, a global program that will provide outstanding scientists with substantial support for up to four years to conduct novel research into the fundamental causes of lupus and so provide new directions toward a cure or prevention. Advances across many disciplines have led to novel treatments that aim to suppress the manifestations of lupus. Yet few interventions are being developed that seek to reverse or prevent the disease. LRI Distinguished Innovators will address this gap by pionee...
Source: ScanGrants feed - May 1, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Lupus Research Institute Source Type: funding

R3 FY2014 Endangered Species Section 6 (FOR STATE F&G AGENCIES ONLY)
Funding Opportunity Number: F14AS00172 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: Natural ResourcesCFDA Number: 15.615Eligible Applicants State governmentsAgency Name: DOI-FWSClosing Date: Aug 31, 2014Award Ceiling: $0Expected Number of Awards: Creation Date: Apr 28, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: Because more than half of all species currently listed as endangered or threatened spend at least part of their life cycle on privately-owned lands, the Service recognizes that success in conserving species will ultimately depend on working cooperatively w...
Source: Grants.gov - April 29, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Natural Resources Source Type: funding

Biological Anthropology Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants
Funding Opportunity Number: 14-561 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and DevelopmentCFDA Number: 47.075Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: NSFClosing Date: Jul 28, 2014Award Ceiling: Expected Number of Awards: 20Creation Date: Apr 28, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: The Biological Anthropology Program supports multifaceted research which advances scientific knowledge of human biology and ecology, including...
Source: Grants.gov - April 29, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Science and Technology and other Research and Development Source Type: funding

Request for Letters of Intent: Ovarian Cancer Research Fund 2015 Program Project Development Grant
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund is requesting Letters of Intent for the 2015 Program Project Development Grant. The purpose of this grantmaking program is to provide funds for ovarian cancer research projects that may involve several investigators within one institution or collaborations between groups in multiple institutions. Eligibility and Selection Criteria 1. The Principal Investigator (one Principal Investigator must be selected) and other investigators must have full-time faculty appointments in a school of medicine or public health or recognized non-profit scientific research facility in the United States. The...
Source: ScanGrants feed - April 28, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Source Type: funding

Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) in Type 2 Diabetes (U01)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-DK-14-003 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: Food and NutritionHealthCFDA Number: 93.847Eligible 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)...
Source: Grants.gov - April 26, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Food and Nutrition Health Source Type: funding

Limited Competition for the Data Coordinating Center of Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) in Type 2 Diabetes (U01)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-DK-14-503 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: Food and NutritionHealthCFDA Number: 93.847Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: HHS-NIH11Closing Date: Jul 18, 2014Award Ceiling: $2,500,000Expected Number of Awards: 1Creation Date: Apr 25, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites an application from the Program Director/Principal Investigator current awardee of t...
Source: Grants.gov - April 26, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Food and Nutrition Health Source Type: funding

Limited Competition for the Data Coordinating Center of Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) in Type 2 Diabetes (U01)
Funding Opportunity RFA-DK-14-503 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites an application from the Program Director/Principal Investigator current awardee of the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) in Type 2 Diabetes Data Coordinating Center (DCC) (AMP T2D-GENES DCC). The AMP T2D-GENES consortium will consist of the DCC as well as participating sites being solicited by the companion FOA. The mission of AMP T2D-GENES is to characterize the genetic variations in human genomic regions that have been putatively associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and conduct fol...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - April 25, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) in Type 2 Diabetes (U01)
Funding Opportunity RFA-DK-14-003 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications for the Accelerating Medicines Partnership (AMP) in Type 2 Diabetes (T2D-GENES) consortium. The AMP T2D-GENES will build on and expand the previous work of the T2D GENES consortium. The aim of the consortium is to characterize the genetic variations in human genomic regions that have been putatively associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and conduct follow-up functional studies of particular genetic variants. The data coordinating center for the consortium is being solicited via ...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - April 25, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Program Regional Collaborative
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-14-078 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.365Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: HHS-HRSAClosing Date: May 27, 2014Award Ceiling: $850,000Expected Number of Awards: 4Creation Date: Apr 24, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: This announcement solicits applications for the Sickle Cell Treatment Demonstration Program Regional Collaborative.? The purpose of this funding opportunity is...
Source: Grants.gov - April 24, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic (PK-PD) Studies of Cardiovascular Drugs (U01)
The objectives of this project are to conduct a prospective PK/PD study in hypertensive patients to link the PK profiles to the time-course of PD activity of metoprolol, therefore, to identify the key product attributes and patient factors that may impact the therapeutic equivalence of metoprolol products. The specific objectives of the study were to: 1) Evaluate the PK-PD relationship; 2) Evaluate the effect of treatment (before and after switching metoprolol products) on the PK-PD relationship; 3) Evaluate the effect of pH variation in the population and rate of delivery on the PK-PD relationship; 4) Evaluate the ef...
Source: Grants.gov - April 18, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Science and Technology and other Research and Development Source Type: funding

Undiagnosed Diseases Gene Function Research (R21)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-RM-14-005 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.310Eligible 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 tha...
Source: Grants.gov - April 18, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Undiagnosed Diseases Gene Function Research (R21)
Funding Opportunity RFA-RM-14-005 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Exploratory/Developmental Research Funding Opportunity intends to support gene function studies in collaboration with the Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN) building upon the NIH Intramural Research Programs Undiagnosed Diseases Program (NIH-UDP). Responsive applications will propose to investigate the underlying genetics, biochemistry and/or pathophysiology of newly diagnosed diseases in association with the respective gene variant(s) identified through the UDN. In recent years, gene function studies combined with genetic and genomic an...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - April 18, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Newborn Screening Clearinghouse
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-14-085 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: Jun 02, 2014Award Ceiling: $0Expected Number of Awards: 1Creation Date: Apr 16, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: This announcement solicits applications for the Newborn Screening Clearinghouse (Clearinghouse).? The purpose of this program is to establish and maintain a central,...
Source: Grants.gov - April 17, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Gilead Sciences Research Scholars Program in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Application Deadline: August 01, 2014 The Program is designed to support basic science and clinical research in the field of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Areas of research may include, but are not limited to: Basic science underlying PAH Genetics of PAH Pathophysiology of PAH Epidemiology of PAH Techniques for early diagnosis of PAH The Program is designed to support new original research. Proposals with significant scientific overlap with funded research projects from a peer review agency or industry source will not be considered. Eligibility Applicants must meet the following requirements: Hold...
Source: ScanGrants feed - April 14, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Gilead Sciences Source Type: funding

Dimensional Approaches to Research Classification in Psychiatric Disorders (R01)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-MH-15-500 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.242Eligible 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 tha...
Source: Grants.gov - April 9, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Dimensional Approaches to Research Classification in Psychiatric Disorders (R01)
Funding Opportunity RFA-MH-15-500 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeks research grant applications designed to develop innovative ways of understanding mental disorders in clinical studies on the basis of experimental research criteria rather than traditional diagnostic categories. This FOA stems from the NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) project that is intended to further a long-range goal of contributing to diagnostic systems as informed by research on genetics, neuroscience, and behavior.The purpose of this FOA is to encourage applications to study mechani...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - April 8, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

American Society of Hematology Bridge Grant Program
All applicants must submit proposals to conduct research in hematology. Basic Research ASH considers basic research to include a broad spectrum of studies on genes, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, biochemical and signaling pathways, receptors, hematopoietic cells, and samples obtained from human patients or from vertebrate animal models. For the purpose of this grant, hematology-related basic research is designed to further our understanding of the blood, bone marrow, and related organs and/or the pathogenesis of blood disorders. The emphasis for grants in this category should be on the discovery of new knowledge i...
Source: ScanGrants feed - April 8, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Society of Hematology Source Type: funding

American Society of Hematology Scholar Awards
The ASH Scholar Awards are designed to support hematologists who have chosen a career in research by providing partial salary or other support during that critical period required for completion of training and achievement of status as an independent investigator. Support Awards are limited to a maximum of $100,000 for fellow scholars and $150,000 for junior faculty scholars over a two- to three-year period, with an annual maximum of $50,000 for fellows and $75,000 for junior faculty. Up to 15 percent of the award can be (but is not required to be) used for benefits, including medical and dental insurance, life insu...
Source: ScanGrants feed - April 8, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Society of Hematology Source Type: funding

Avenir Award Program for Research on Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS (DP2)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-DA-15-007 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, ...
Source: Grants.gov - April 4, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Special Research Grants Program Potato Breeding Research
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-SRGP-004517 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: AgricultureCFDA Number: 10.200Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: USDA-NIFAClosing Date: May 15, 2014Award Ceiling: Expected Number of Awards: Creation Date: Apr 04, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: The purpose of this grant program is to support potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) research programs that focus on varietal development and testing and potato varieties for c...
Source: Grants.gov - April 4, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Agriculture Source Type: funding

Avenir Award Program for Research on Substance Abuse and HIV/AIDS (DP2)
Funding Opportunity RFA-DA-15-007 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. Avenir means future in French, and this award looks toward the future by supporting early stage investigators proposing highly innovative studies. The award will support those in an early stage of their career who may lack the preliminary data required for an R01 grant, but who propose high impact research and who show promise of being tomorrow's leaders in the field. NIDA has developed two Avenir Award Programs, one for HIV/AIDS research and the other for genetics or epigenetics studies. The Avenir Award Program for Research on Substance Abu...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - April 4, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Newborn Screening Data Repository and Technical Assistance Center
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-14-089 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: May 05, 2014Award Ceiling: $850,000Expected Number of Awards: 1Creation Date: Apr 03, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: This announcement solicits applications for the Newborn Screening Data Repository and Technical Assistance Center.  The purpose of this cooperative agreem...
Source: Grants.gov - April 3, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, Rocky Mountain CESU
Funding Opportunity Number: G14AS00049 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: Apr 11, 2014Award Ceiling: $0Expected Number of Awards: 1Creation Date: Apr 02, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: The US Geological Survey, Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center (WY-MT WSC), is offering a funding opportunity is t...
Source: Grants.gov - April 2, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Science and Technology and other Research and Development Source Type: funding

Nemko Prize in Cellular or Molecular Neuroscience
Supported by: The Nemko Family Deadline: May 7, 2014 $2,500 presented to a young neuroscientist's outstanding PhD thesis advancing understanding of molecular, genetic, or cellular mechanisms underlying brain function, including higher function and cognition. Contact SfN If you have questions, email awards@sfn.org or call 202-962-4000. (Source: ScanGrants feed)
Source: ScanGrants feed - April 2, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Society for Neuroscience Source Type: funding

Call for Nominations: American Society of Human Genetics Curt Stern Award
Nominations are due by:  Friday, April 25, 2014 The Curt Stern Award honors the memory of Curt Stern (1902-1981) as an outstanding pioneering human geneticist. This award is presented yearly for outstanding scientific achievements in human genetics that occurred in the first 10 years of a research career, while the recipient is still in that early career stage. The work could be a single major discovery or may be a series of contributions on a similar or related topic. A plaque and a monetary award of $5,000 are presented to the recipient(s) at the Society’s Annual Meeting. Nominations for the Stern Award w...
Source: ScanGrants feed - April 2, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Society of Human Genetics Source Type: funding

Call for Nominations: American Society of Human Genetics William Allan Award
Nominations are due by:  Friday, April 25, 2014 The William Allan Award is the top prize given by the American Society of Human Genetics; it was established in 1961 in memory of William Allan (1881-1943), who was one of the first American physicians to conduct extensive research in human genetics. The Allan Award is presented annually to recognize substantial and far-reaching scientific contributions to human genetics, carried out over a sustained period of scientific inquiry and productivity. The recipient is presented with an engraved medal and a monetary award of $10,000 at the ASHG Annual Meeting. The Allan A...
Source: ScanGrants feed - April 2, 2014 Category: Research Authors: American Society of Human Genetics Source Type: funding

Call for Applications: CHADD 2014 Young Scientist Research Fund Awards
CHADD is now accepting applications for the 2014 Young Scientist Research Fund Awards.  The program recognizes researchers new to the ADHD field who are making contributions to the understanding of ADHD.  Through the Fund, CHADD supports researchers with: an unrestricted cash award of $5,000 each recognition at CHADD's Annual International Conference an allowance to cover most conference related expenses (travel, hotel, registration) a one-year CHADD professional membership. Applicants must be in the process of completing a doctoral degree or must have completed such a degree within the last thre...
Source: ScanGrants feed - April 1, 2014 Category: Research Authors: CHADD Source Type: funding

Request for Applications: Autism Science Foundation 2014 Undergraduate Summer Research
Applications Due: April 18, 2014 Notification of Awards: May, 2014 The Autism Science Foundation invites applications from highly qualified undergraduates interested in pursuing basic and clinical research relevant to autism spectrum disorders during the summer. The proposed research must be scientifically linked to autism or a closely related field.  Autism Science Foundation will consider all areas of related basic and clinical research including but not limited to: human behavior across the lifespan (language, learning, communication, social function, epilepsy, sleep, self-injurious behavior, catatonia), n...
Source: ScanGrants feed - April 1, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Autism Science Foundation Source Type: funding

Avenir Award Program for Genetics or Epigenetics of Substance Abuse (DP2)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-DA-15-006 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, ...
Source: Grants.gov - March 28, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Education Health Source Type: funding

Clinical Studies of Mental Illness Not Involving Treatment Development, Efficacy, or Effectiveness Trials (Collaborative R01)
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-14-165 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.242Eligible 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 - March 28, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Clinical Studies of Mental Illness Not Involving Treatment Development, Efficacy, or Effectiveness Trials (Collaborative R01)
Funding Opportunity PAR-14-165 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeks to support collaborative clinical studies, not involving treatment development, efficacy, or effectiveness trials. Primary areas of focus include mental health genetics, biomarker studies, and studies of mental illnesses (e.g. psychopathology, neurodevelopmental trajectories of psychopathology). Applicants should respond to this FOA when two or more sites are needed to complete the study. Accordingly, the collaborating studies share a specific protocol across the sites and are organized as such i...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - March 27, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

High Impact Neuroscience Research Resource Grants (R24)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-NS-14-006 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.853Eligible 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 with the IRS, other tha...
Source: Grants.gov - March 27, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

High Impact Neuroscience Research Resource Grants (R24)
Funding Opportunity RFA-NS-14-006 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) supports high impact efforts to make resources available to neuroscience researchers. Projects should engage in one or more of the following activities: propagation of cutting edge reagents or techniques, dissemination of resources to new user groups, or innovative approaches to increase the scale/efficiency of resource production and delivery. Applications focused on technology or software development are not responsive to this FOA, as the focus is on dissemination or provision of resources. Use of...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - March 27, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Avenir Award Program for Genetics or Epigenetics of Substance Abuse (DP2)
Funding Opportunity RFA-DA-15-006 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. Avenir means future in French, and this award looks toward the future by supporting early stage investigators proposing highly innovative studies. The award will support those in an early stage of their career who may lack the preliminary data required for an R01 grant, but who propose high impact research and who show promise of being tomorrow's leaders in the field. NIDA has developed two Avenir Award Programs, one for HIV/AIDS research and the other for genetics or epigenetics studies. (Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA))
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - March 27, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

NIAID Division of Allergy, Immunology and Transplantation: Statistical and Clinical Coordinating Center (UM2)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-AI-14-016 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.85593.856Eligible 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 w...
Source: Grants.gov - March 27, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

NIAID Division of Allergy, Immunology and Transplantation: Statistical and Clinical Coordinating Center (UM2)
Funding Opportunity RFA-AI-14-016 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. The purpose of this FOA is to solicit applications for the Statistical and Clinical Coordinating Center, NIAID Division of Allergy, Immunology and Transplantation. The awardee will provide a broad range of support critical for the design, development, implementation, monitoring and analysis of clinical research carried out by multiple Division-supported programs in three disease areas: asthma and allergic diseases, autoimmune diseases, and transplantation. The scope of support to be provided includes statistical design and analysis, protocol ...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - March 26, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Leveraging a Recovery Act Resource to Accelerate Research on Neurodevelopment (R01)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-MH-15-400 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.242Eligible 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 tha...
Source: Grants.gov - March 25, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Call for Applications: Early Career Investigator Travel Fellowship for Demyelination and Remyelination: From Mechanism to Therapy
Thursday, June 26, 2014 7:45 AM - 5:45 PM The New York Academy of Sciences Presented by Biogen Idec and the New York Academy of Sciences Demyelinating diseases and disorders affect millions of people worldwide.  While multiple sclerosis is the one of the most widely recognized myelin-associated disorders, changes to the brain’s white matter can be found in a number of genetic, inflammatory, infectious, cerebrovascular, and neurodegenerative conditions and injuries. New breakthroughs in basic science research on the white matter microenvironment and oligodendrocyte precursor cell development have provided ...
Source: ScanGrants feed - March 25, 2014 Category: Research Authors: New York Academy of Sciences Source Type: funding

Call for Applications: Early Career Investigator Travel Fellowship for Demyelination and Remyelination: From Mechanism to Therapy
Thursday, June 26, 2014 7:45 AM - 5:45 PM The New York Academy of Sciences Presented by Biogen Idec and the New York Academy of Sciences Demyelinating diseases and disorders affect millions of people worldwide.  While multiple sclerosis is the one of the most widely recognized myelin-associated disorders, changes to the brain’s white matter can be found in a number of genetic, inflammatory, infectious, cerebrovascular, and neurodegenerative conditions and injuries. New breakthroughs in basic science research on the white matter microenvironment and oligodendrocyte precursor cell development have provided ...
Source: ScanGrants feed - March 25, 2014 Category: Research Authors: New York Academy of Sciences Source Type: funding

Leveraging a Recovery Act Resource to Accelerate Research on Neurodevelopment (R01)
Funding Opportunity RFA-MH-15-400 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) aims to stimulate the broader research community to utilize a resource funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) to generate and evaluate hypotheses about the complex interrelationships and multi-directional influences among genetics, brain maturation, neurocognitive function, and psychiatric symptoms during development. This FOA is a strategic effort to disseminate this data resource, stimulate the broader research community to use the resource, and accelerate...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - March 24, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Atopic Dermatitis Research Network (ADRN) (U19)
Funding Opportunity RFA-AI-14-033 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications from institutions to administer a multi-project, multi-institution program to conduct clinical research and provide the leadership and administrative responsibilities for the Atopic Dermatitis Research Network (ADRN). The ADRN conducts clinical research studies to better understand host defense mechanisms in the skin, by comparing responses to infections and vaccines, and underlying mechanisms, in healthy, non-atopic individuals vs. those with atopic dermatitis (AD). Such effec...
Source: NIH Funding Opportunities (Notices, PA, RFA) - March 20, 2014 Category: Research Source Type: funding

Atopic Dermatitis Research Network (ADRN) (U19)
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-AI-14-033 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: HealthCFDA Number: 93.85593.856Eligible 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 w...
Source: Grants.gov - March 20, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Health Source Type: funding

Request for Nominations: Chi-Bin Chien Award
This is to announce the 2nd Chi-Bin Chien Award, nominations for which are due March 26, 2014. The Chi-Bin Chien Award has been established by the zebrafish research community and GSA in memory of Dr. Chi-Bin Chien (1965 – 2011). Chi-Bin was Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah and served the international zebrafish community in numerous ways, including his service as Director of the Zebrafish Neural Development and Genetics Course at the Woods Hole Marine Biological Laboratory and as an organizer of the International Conference on Zebrafish Genetics and Development. The Award will cel...
Source: ScanGrants feed - March 19, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Genetics Society of America Source Type: funding

Specialty Crop Research Initiative
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NIFA-SCRI-004509 Opportunity Category: MandatoryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: AgricultureEmployment, Labor and TrainingEnvironmentFood and NutritionHealthNatural ResourcesScience and Technology and other Research and DevelopmentCFDA Number: 10.309Eligible Applicants Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: USDA-NIFAClosing Date: Jun 20, 2014Award Ceiling: $10,000,000Expected Number of Awards: Creation Date: Mar 17, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: The purpose of the SCR...
Source: Grants.gov - March 17, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Agriculture Employment, Labor and Training Environment Food and Nutrition Health Natural Resources Science and Technology and other Research and Development Source Type: funding

Call for Proposals: March of Dimes Prematurity Research Initiative 2015 Program
The online Letter of Intent process must be completed by April 15, 2014. This program seeks to advance knowledge in this specific area of prematurity research. The March of Dimes seeks applications requesting grant support for projects related to cause[s] (etiology) of normal labor and preterm labor. The intent is to provide new insights into preventing preterm births; in most cases the cause (and thus potential prevention) remains elusive. Emphasis is upon proposals using technology of or encompassing contemporary technologies of genetic, molecular biology and gene-environment interactions. Especially encouraged are ...
Source: ScanGrants feed - March 12, 2014 Category: Research Authors: March of Dimes Source Type: funding

Call for Proposals: Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research Award
Call for Proposals: Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research Award Deadline for application: March 15, 2014. This award is designed to support young scientists just embarking on their independent research careers. The applicants’ research interests should be consonant with those of the March of Dimes’ mission: The Mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. The March of Dimes defines a birth defect as any abnormality of structure or function, whether inherited, or acquired in utero and presenting in infancy or ear...
Source: ScanGrants feed - March 12, 2014 Category: Research Authors: March of Dimes Source Type: funding

Call for Proposals: March of Dimes 2015 Research Program
The online Letter of Intent process must be completed by April 30, 2014. MOD invites all qualified scientists with faculty appointments or the equivalent, at universities, hospitals and research institutions (not for profit or profit), to submit applications for research grants relevant to our mission. This encompasses basic biological processes governing differentiation and development, genetics and genomics of these processes, clinical studies, reproductive health and environmental toxicology, and social and behavioral studies concerning cognitive and behavioral risks that affect outcomes of pregnancy, the perinatal...
Source: ScanGrants feed - March 12, 2014 Category: Research Authors: March of Dimes Source Type: funding

Discovery, validation, and genotyping of single nucleotide polymorphisms in Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens)
Funding Opportunity Number: F14AS00107 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementCategory of Funding Activity: Natural ResourcesScience and Technology and other Research and DevelopmentCFDA Number: 15.608Eligible 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: DOI-FWSClosing Date: Mar 19, 2014Award Ceiling: $23,000Expected Number of Awards: 1Creation Date: Mar 05, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: This funding opportunity is for the di...
Source: Grants.gov - March 6, 2014 Category: Research Tags: Natural Resources Science and Technology and other Research and Development Source Type: funding