This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is designed to support highly integrated research teams of three to six PD/PIs to address ambitious and challenging research questions that are important for the mission of NIGMS and are beyond the scope of one or two investigators. Collaborative program teams are expected to accomplish goals that require considerable synergy and managed team interactions. Project goals should not be achievable with a collection of individual efforts or projects. Teams are encouraged to consider far-reaching objectives that will produce major advances in their fields.
The Amgen Foundation seeks to advance excellence in science education to inspire the next generation of innovators, and invest in strengthening communities where Amgen staff members live and work. The Amgen Foundation carefully considers each grant application it receives, seeking out diverse organizations whose philosophies, objectives and approaches align with the Foundation goals and mission.
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) invites nominations for 85 Society Awards that recognize civil engineers who advance the profession either through achievement or published papers. A wide array of honors, several including cash prizes, exist to award students, younger members, career professionals, projects, authors of ASCE-published papers, and researchers/educators.
These awards are an important and valuable method of honoring outstanding contributions made toward increasing technical knowledge, improving understanding, or achieving noteworthy engineering application.