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Applying for foundation funding? Check out the President’s List!

Just a friendly reminder that if you plan to submit a grant to a foundation or corporation on the OHSU President’s List, you are required to submit a Notice of Intent form to the OHSU Foundation. The purpose of the President’s List is to ensure that OHSU maintains coordinated communication with these organizations. Additionally, some organizations are reserved for top institutional priorities as determined by senior OHSU leadership. Things to keep in mind: If you’re … Read More

New HHMI program for postdocs from underrepresented groups

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has launched a new program to recruit and retain early career scientists from underrepresented groups in the life sciences. The Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program will select awardees through open competition; applications will be assessed for scientific achievement in prior research experiences, demonstrated potential for a career as an independent investigator, and quality of the training environment with a selected mentor. In this two-phase program, fellows will be supported from early postdoctoral … Read More

FDA competition to spur new technology in fighting opioid overdose

The Food and Drug Administration is hosting the 2016 FDA Naloxone App Competition (#naloxoneapp) to encourage computer programmers, public health advocates, clinical researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators from all disciplines to develop creative strategies to combat the rising epidemic of opioid overdose. The goal of this competition is to spur innovation around the development of a low-cost, scalable, crowd-sourced mobile phone application that helps increase the likelihood that opioid users, their immediate personal networks, and first responders … Read More

NIGMS funding opportunity for new and early-stage investigators

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has released a Funding Opportunity Announcement for the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for New and Early-Stage Investigators (R35). NIGMS introduced this mechanism last year as a pilot program which represented a new funding strategy focused on supporting PIs rather than specific projects. The rationale behind this novel funding strategy was to improve funding distribution and invest in scientists, thereby providing them with funding stability to explore new, creative directions in their research. … Read More

Funding available for device, diagnostic, and software development

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute is now accepting letters of intent for the Biomedical Innovation Program: Device, Diagnostic, and Software Development track. The objective of the Biomedical Innovation Program is to improve human health by moving innovative technologies from academia to the marketplace. The program focuses on bench-to-bedside technology development and commercialization. Formed in partnership with OHSU Technology Transfer & Business Development in 2013, the program has funded a total of seventeen projects, led by … Read More

OHSU Library to sponsor two scholarships for OpenCon 2016

Interested in scientific communication? Want a more open system to share research and data? Then OpenCon 2016 could be the catalyst for you to pursue these passions and the OHSU Library wants to send you to Washington, D.C., where the conference is being held this year, Nov. 12 to 14. OpenCon is designed to teach scientists and scholars from around the world about open access, open data, and open education, and foster a discussion on key issues surrounding scholarly communications and publications. The conference … Read More

University Shared Resources pilot award applications due Oct. 7

The OHSU University Shared Resources (USR) program and the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research are soliciting grant applications for the second round of the USR Core Pilot Awards program. These awards support OHSU faculty and USR cores by providing pilot funding for principal investigators, especially to support generation of data for new grant applications, as well as to support core development. The program will provide two types of funding this round: Faculty pilot … 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

OHSU Emerging Technology Fund, letters of intent due Sept. 15

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research is seeking applications for the OHSU Emerging Technology Fund, which provides funds for OHSU faculty members to purchase major equipment or technology needed to conduct state-of-the-art research. Technologies funded by this award could include novel instrumentation previously unavailable at OHSU, as well as the replacement of high-end equipment that has become obsolete due to technical advances. Funds may be awarded to a group of investigators, a department, … Read More

Coming soon: MIRA funding for early-stage investigators

We first reported on the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for New and Early-Stage Investigators (R35) mechanism when it was introduced by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences about a year ago. The pilot program represented a new funding strategy focused on supporting PIs rather than specific projects. The rationale behind this novel funding strategy was to improve funding distribution and invest in scientists, thereby providing them with funding stability to explore new, creative directions in … Read More

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