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HHMI research fellowship for international pre-docs, internal deadline Oct. 17

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) has invited OHSU to nominate one predoctoral student to the 2016 International Student Research Fellowships program. HHMI is a science philanthropy whose mission is to advance biomedical research and science education for the benefit of humanity. Their fellowship is designed to support outstanding international predoctoral students studying in the U.S. who are ineligible for fellowships or training grants through U.S. federal agencies. HHMI will award three-year fellowships to international students to support years three, four, and … Read More

K12 career development opportunity in women’s health and/or sex/gender differences research

The BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health) K12 program announces a special funding opportunity for OHSU junior faculty members. The BIRCWH program provides salary support and fringe benefits, limited research funding, and an infrastructure to support mentored career development for those interested in interdisciplinary basic, translational, behavioral, clinical, population, and/or health services women’s health and/or sex/gender differences research. OCTRI anticipates one opening for a K12 scholar in Winter of 2016. Deadline for applications is October … Read More

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

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research seeks 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, center, … Read More

Reminder: Q & A session on new funding for start-up ventures, Aug. 25

Do you have an idea for an invention or startup company? Do you need help getting started? Then come and learn about a new resource that recently became available to the OHSU community. VentureWell is a non-profit higher education network, cultivating science and technology innovation and entrepreneurship on university and college campuses,and moving them forward to commercialization. There are two available grant programs aimed at graduate students and faculty. Student grant program: VentureWell’s E-Team student grant program … Read More

VentureWell grant opportunity Q&A session

Do you have an idea for an invention or startup company? Do you need help getting started? Well, a new resource has recently become available to the OHSU community. VentureWell is a non-profit higher education network, cultivating science and technology innovation and entrepreneurship on university and college campuses,and moving them forward to commercialization. There are two available grant programs aimed at graduate students and faculty. Student grant program: VentureWell’s E-Team student grant program provides veteran … Read More

NIH student loan repayment program for up to $35,000 annually

The NIH is accepting applications for its annual Extramural Loan Repayment Program. If you’re a health professional pursuing a career in biomedical, behavioral, social or clinical research, and plan to commit at least two years to research, you may be eligible for up to $35,000 per year. The program is divided into five subdivisions: Clinical Research Pediatric Research Health Disparities Research Clinical Researchers from Disadvantaged Backgrounds Contraception and Infertility Research Applications accepted from Sept. 1 … Read More

New funding opportunities supporting start-up ventures

Students: Do you have an idea for an invention or business but don’t know how to get started? Faculty: do you have innovative ideas about training students in the arts of entrepreneurship? A new resource is now available: OHSU recently became a member of VentureWell (formerly NCIIA), a higher education network that helps launch new ventures of inventors through funding, mentorship, and curriculum development. OHSU’s membership means that our students and faculty can apply for … Read More

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

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

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