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NCI Research Specialist Award FOA released

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) released an FOA Monday, Nov. 2, inviting grant applications for the Research Specialist Award (R50) in any area of cancer research. This award is designed to support exceptional scientists who are not PIs, providing sufficient autonomy so they are not solely dependent on grants held by principal investigators. There has been a continued shift in the way research is conducted with an increased reliance on research specialists in labs, cores, and other support facilities. … Read More

New University Shared Resources funding, applications due Nov. 30

The University Shared Resources (USR) program and the Senior Vice President for Research office are soliciting grant applications for the USR Core Pilot Grants program. Each grant will provide up to $10,000 to investigators for pre-award or pilot data generated in the cores. Eligible costs are for core services associated with the development and submission of new grants, including consultation time, reagents, supplies, and technical staff time for assisting investigators. However, in some cases they could … Read More

OHSU Presidential Bridge Funding applications due Dec. 31

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research has released its call for proposals for the FY16 winter 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 6 awards will be made this funding cycle. Awards will be made only to OHSU … Read More

New “Open Science Prize” competition seeks applications

The NIH has partnered with Wellcome Trust and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to launch a global science competition for innovative products or services that will advance “open science,” a movement to make scientific data more accessible. “Big data” generated by biomedical research is growing rapidly yet researchers’ ability to derive knowledge from that data is hindered by their ability to find, access and use it. The Open Science Prize aims to support prototyping and the … Read More

Patient safety innovation awards, applications due Dec. 1

The Patient Safety Movement is holding its inaugural Patient Safety Movement Foundation Innovation Competition. PSMF is calling on safety advocates to bring forward their proven innovations that will help the foundation reach their goal of ZERO preventable deaths by 2020. Entries can include a new product or the novel use of an existing technology or process. The goal is to help the winners bring their innovations to scale. This competition is open and PSMF is interested in receiving … Read More

Rita Allen Foundation Scholar Award, internal deadline Nov. 16

The Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program supports research scientists in the early stages of their careers. Fields of research are cancer, immunology and neuroscience. Individuals chosen will be designated Rita Allen Foundation Scholars and the affiliated institution will receive financial support from the Rita Allen Foundation of up to $110,000 annually, for a period of up to five years. To be eligible for the Scholars Award, candidates must have completed their training and provided persuasive evidence of distinguished achievement … Read More

VentureWell innovation faculty grant applications due Nov. 4

Faculty, teach your students how to move from idea to impact by applying for curricular development grants from VentureWell! 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. The network has given roughly $7.5 million in grants to more than 500 student teams who then went on to raise more than $620 million to launch new businesses. More than … Read More

MARC is soliciting Center Component projects – applications due Nov. 16

Please note: this is an update on the Oct. 1 posting, which contained incomplete information. The Methamphetamine Abuse Research Center (MARC), is soliciting applications for Center Component projects to include in its P50 Center grant renewal. This NIDA-funded center at OHSU and the Portland VA Medical Center, currently in its 9th year of funding, plans to submit its renewal application next September and is seeking input on potential new research directions. The MARC approaches drug addiction research at all levels in … Read More

First year of EXITO pilot project program, letter of intent due Oct. 15

Background: Portland State University and OHSU received a major grant from the National Institutes of Health in 2013 to serve as a center for innovation and to help undergraduates, including those from diverse backgrounds, be successful in health research careers. The grant fell under NIH’s BUILD (Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity) initiative, a set of experimental training awards designed to learn how to attract students from diverse backgrounds into the biomedical research workforce and encourage them … Read More

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

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