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Internal deadline for Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation Cancer Research Grants is fast approaching

Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation Cancer Research Grants provide support to promising young investigators who are conducting scientific research that can be applied to improving the treatment of patients with hematologic malignancies and cancer-related integrative medicine. OHSU has been asked to nominate two outstanding junior faculty members – one who is conducting mainstream or conventional research and one who is conducting complementary or integrative research. Detailed guidelines have been made for each category which can be found here. This award provides $75,000 … Read More

Postdoctoral fellowships from the Human Frontier Science Program

Attention Postdocs! The Human Frontier Science Program encourages postdoctoral scientists to broaden their research skills by moving into new areas of study while working in a new country. The program provides awardees with approximately $50,000 per year for three years (with additional travel and child allowances) and invites applications for two international mechanisms that offer postdoctoral fellowships for basic research training: Long-Term Fellowships – For applicants with a Ph.D. in a biological discipline to embark on … Read More

Career Awards for Medical Scientists: internal deadline July 1

The Burroughs-Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists provides up to $700,000 in support over five years to help physician-scientists bridge their advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training with the early years of faculty service. Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research.  Proposals in health services research or involving large-scale clinical trials are not eligible. The foundation will make up to two additional awards to clinically trained psychiatrists who focus on research at the … Read More

National Institute of General Medical Sciences announces new funding mechanism for early-career scientists

Earlier this week, NIGMS announced a new funding mechanism for early-career researchers–the MIRA, for Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award for New and Early Stage Investigators (R35). This mechanism is intended to support scientists, rather than specific projects.  It’s a bit of an experiment for NIGMS, so they are limiting eligible applicants to NIH-defined Early Stage Investigators and New Investigators at the assistant professor rank or equivalent (postdocs on K99s are not eligible; but if you have … Read More

SBIR/STTR application support program (Phase 0) Q&A session, June 23

Do you have an OHSU start-up? Are you planning on submitting an SBIR/STTR Phase 1, 2, or fast-track application by the Sept. 5 federal deadline? OCTRI and Business Oregon can help! OCTRI is accepting applications for its SBIR/STTR Phase 0 program, which provides up to $5,000 for three written critiques of proposals and other grant preparation services. Phase 0 applications are due July 6– please see the RFA for complete details. The specific goal of … Read More

NSF early career development grant due July 21st

Attention Junior faculty members! One of National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards, The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program, offers support to those who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education, and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations. This program intends to provide stable support at a sufficient level and duration. NSF encourages submission of CAREER proposals from junior faculty members and especially encourages women, members of … Read More

Searle Scholars career development program; internal deadline July 24

The Searle Scholars Program is a highly competitive program designed to support exceptional, new junior faculty. It supports research in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, and pharmacology, as well as related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences. The program does not ordinarily support purely clinical research but has supported research programs that include both clinical and basic components. Applications are evaluated on the potential of the applicant to make innovative and high-impact … Read More

OCTRI Community Research Coalition Grant Funding

OCTRI is offering a new funding opportunity targeting health-related concerns identified by communities within three regional research coalitions. OHSU believes community-academic research coalitions are essential for asking and answering questions that address regionally specific health concerns throughout Oregon. These collaborations improve local health outcomes by supporting research best practices and data driven decision-making. The grant pairs a principal investigator from one of the community research coalitions with an academic collaborator from OHSU. Due date: June … Read More

OHSU Presidential Bridge Funding applications due May 29

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research has released its call for proposals for the 2015-2016 OHSU Presidential Bridge Funding Program. Bridge funding is available for established investigators threatened by an imminent lapse in research support. Investigators can request up to $50,000 in funding for one year to help bridge them while they generate data to restore funding. Up to 3 awards will be made this funding cycle (summer 2015) with another 3 … Read More

Funding Focus: Understanding Foundation Funding, May 21

Are you familiar with NIH funding but not sure where to start when it comes to foundations? Maybe you need seed funding for a new project or you’re planning a conference and could use help finding corporate sponsors. Join us for May’s Funding Focus seminar, Understanding Foundation Funding on: Thursday, May 21 12 to 1 p.m. Mackenzie Hall 2201 We’ll cover: Key differences between government and private funding How to target your research proposal to a specific … Read More

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