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ORAU 76th Annual Meeting Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - ORAU annual meeting will be held online March 8-11
Not funded: Phase 2 ORAU-Directed Research and Development projects Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - Phase 2 ORAU-Directed Research and Development research projects will not be funded
Central Intelligence Agency Launches CIA Labs Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - CIA launches CIA Labs
NIH: Drug Development Collaboratory (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required) Friday, September 25, 2020 - The purpose of this FOA is to support intramural-extramural collaborations on late-stage translational science projects between NCATS Therapeutic Development Branch and extramural researchers, for therapeutic development of small molecules, biologics, or gene therapies. COVID-19 Grant Challenge Friday, September 25, 2020 - Generate data-driven insights to tackle COVID-19. Compete for $200,000 in prize money and change the world.
OHSU: Invent-a-thon Friday, September 25, 2020 - Generate data-driven insights to tackle COVID-19. Compete for $200,000 in prize money and change the world.
23andMe: Research Innovation Collaborations Program Friday, September 25, 2020 - The 23andMe Research Innovation Collaborations Program pairs up academic researchers with 23andMe scientists to perform analyses. Through this program, academic researchers can access de-identified, aggregated data from the 23andMe Research Cohort.
Minority Research Symposium – Nov. 6 Thursday, September 24, 2020 - The Minority Research Symposium is an opportunity for underrepresented undergraduates to present what they have learned through their research to a larger audience.
Georgia Bio Innovation Summit Poster Session: Call for Abstracts Thursday, September 24, 2020 - Georgia Bio Innovation Summit: Call for poster abstracts
2020-2021 UGA Research Awards – DEADLINE EXTENDED Thursday, September 24, 2020 - This extension applies to the following research awards: Postdoctoral Research Awards, Robert C. Anderson Memorial Award (for recent graduate students) and the Faculty Research Awards.
Call for Abstracts – Southeast Regional Clinical & Translational Science Conference Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - Clinical and/or translational researchers working across the southeast are invited to submit an abstract. All selected abstracts will be presented in a virtual format.
Limited Submission: Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) Monday, September 21, 2020 - The MRI program supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is, in general, too costly and/or not appropriate for support through other NSF programs.
Limited Submission: VentureWell Faculty Grants Thursday, September 17, 2020 - Supports faculty with innovative ideas to create new or transform existing courses and programs to help students develop novel, STEM-based inventions and gain the necessary entrepreneurial skills needed to bring these ideas to market.
Limited Submission: Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42 Clinical Trial Optional) Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - Grants will support problem-based, solution-oriented research centers that consist of multiple, integrated projects representing both the biomedical and environmental science and engineering disciplines; as well as cores tasked with administrative, data management and analysis, community engagement, research experience and training coordination, and research support functions.
Limited Submission: Disney Conservation Fund: Annual Conservation Grants Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - The Disney Conservation Fund is focused on saving wildlife for future generations through grants to leading conservation organizations working together to stabilize and increase the populations of at-risk animals.
COVID complicates & slows down IRB reviews Friday, September 11, 2020 - Due in large measure to COVID-19-related concerns about the safety of participants and research staff, IRB reviews and decisions are often taking longer than they did pre-pandemic.
RWJF: Health Policy Fellows Friday, September 11, 2020 - RWJF's Health Policy Fellows program seeks the United States' best and brightest mid-career health professionals, behavioral and social scientists, and others interested in health and policy to join its 2021-2022 class.
DOE: Energy and Carbon Optimized Synthesis for the Bioeconomy (ECOSynBio) Friday, September 11, 2020 - This funding opportunity seeks submissions to establish new technologies to significantly improve the carbon efficiency of bioconversion platforms through the accommodation of external reducing equivalents.
NIH: NEI Audacious Goals Initiative: Translation-Enabling Models to Evaluate Survival and Integration of Regenerated Neurons in the Visual System (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, September 11, 2020 - The National Eye Institute intends to advance the Audacious Goals Initiative by soliciting applications for projects using in vivo models for translation-enabling research related to neural regeneration in the visual system.
NIH: Advanced Laboratories for Accelerating the Reach and Impact of Treatments for Youth and Adults with Mental Illness (ALACRITY) Research Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, September 11, 2020 - Supports the rapid development, testing, and refinement of novel and integrative approaches for (1) optimizing the effectiveness of therapeutic or preventive interventions for mental disorders within well-defined target populations; (2) organizing and delivering optimized mental health services within real world treatment settings; and (3) continuously improving the quality, impact, and durability of optimized interventions and service delivery within diverse care systems.
USDA Seeks Input on Ready-to-Go Technologies and Practices for Agriculture Innovation Agenda Thursday, September 10, 2020 - To help identify and accelerate adoption of ready-to-go innovations, USDA is currently accepting public comments and written stakeholder input.
Limited Submission: Advanced Computing Systems & Services: Adapting to the Rapid Evolution of Science and Engineering Research Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - Accepts proposals from organizations willing to serve as service providers within the NSF Innovative High-Performance Computing program to provide advanced cyberinfrastructure capabilities and/or services in production operations to support the full range of computational- and data-intensive research across all of science and engineering.
NSF: Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - This program seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science by preK-12 students and teachers, through research and development of STEM education innovations and approaches.
NIH: Centers to Advance Research in Endometriosis (CARE) (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, September 4, 2020 - The purpose of this FOA is to support the novel development of Centers to Advance Research in Endometriosis (CARE).
NIH: HIV Vaccine Research and Design (HIVRAD) Program (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, September 4, 2020 - The purpose of this FOA is to support multi-component, multi-disciplinary projects that address scientific questions relevant to AIDS prophylactic vaccine discovery research.
Limited Submission: National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Research Institutes Friday, September 4, 2020 - The National AI Research Institutes program will fund Institutes comprising scientists, engineers, and educators united by a common focus on advancing the research frontiers in AI.
Association for Computing Machinery: ACM Gordon Bell Special Prize for High Performance Computing-Based COVID-19 Research Friday, September 4, 2020 - Recognizes outstanding research achievement towards the understanding of the COVID-19 pandemic through the use of high-performance computing (HPC).
ISBA Foundation: The ISBA Foundation Fellowships Friday, September 4, 2020 - The IBSA Foundation awards 5 fellowships to young researchers under the age of 40, who have distinguished themselves for their skills and have ongoing projects of particular relevance in 4 areas of research, with the addition of the 2020 special edition, coronavirus infections.
Simons Foundation: 2021 Simons Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards Friday, September 4, 2020 - The purpose of these awards is to help launch the careers of outstanding investigators in the field of marine microbial ecology and evolution who will advance our understanding through experiments, modeling or theory.
Hygiene guidelines for microscopes Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - Guidelines for proper hygiene for microscopes and instruments with eye-pieces
NSF: Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - This program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and engage the public of all ages in learning STEM in informal environments.
NSF: EHR Core Research (ECR) Tuesday, September 1, 2020 - ECR invites proposals for fundamental research that advances knowledge in one or more of the three Research Tracks: Research on STEM Learning and Learning Environments, Research on Broadening Participation in STEM fields, and Research on STEM Workforce Development.
HRPP Toolkit updates Monday, August 31, 2020 - Updates to HRPP Toolkit for Resumption of In-Person Human Research Activities
WorkSafeBC: 2020 Specific Priorities – Impacts of COVID-19 – Request for Proposals Friday, August 28, 2020 - WorkSafeBC is interested in research projects to address both direct and indirect impacts arising from the COVID-19 pandemic unique to occupational health and safety, injured or ill worker recovery, and safe and sustainable return to work or stay-at-work.
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard: COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator Friday, August 28, 2020 - The COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator is a collaborative effort to research, develop and bring effective treatments to market quickly and accessibly.
National Geographic: COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists Friday, August 28, 2020 - The National Geographic Society is launching an emergency fund for journalists all over the world who wish to cover COVID-19 within their own communities.
Russell Sage Foundation: Social, Political, Economic, and Psychological Consequences of the COVID-19 Pandemic Friday, August 28, 2020 - RSF is especially interested in research on the social, political, economic, and psychological consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fundación MAPFRE: Ignacio H. de Larramendi Research Grants Friday, August 28, 2020 - Research Grants totaling 240,000 Euros to provide financial support for undertaking research projects in areas of Health Promotion.
NSF: Focused Research Hubs in Theoretical Physics Thursday, August 27, 2020 - Hubs are designed to enhance significant breakthroughs at an intellectual frontier of physics by providing resources beyond those available to individual investigators, so as to promote a collaborative approach to a focused topic while promoting the preparation of scientists at the beginning of their independent scientific careers.
USAID Ecosystems / Protibesh Activity Thursday, August 27, 2020 - This program seeks to improve ecosystem conservation in Bangladesh by strengthening environmental governance and management, reducing key threats to biodiversity, and supporting market-based incentives in and around Key Biodiversity Areas (KBAs) of the country.
NIH: Glioblastoma Therapeutics Network (U19 Clinical Trial Required) Thursday, August 27, 2020 - The goal of this FOA is to improve the treatment of adult glioblastoma (GBM) by developing novel effective agents that can cross the blood-brain barrier (BBB) and testing them in the clinic.
NIH: BRAIN Initiative: Clinical Studies to Advance Next-Generation Invasive Devices for Recording and Modulation in the Human Central Nervous System (UH3 Clinical Trial Required) Thursday, August 27, 2020 - The purpose of this FOA is to encourage investigators to pursue a small clinical trial to obtain critical information necessary to advance recording and/or stimulating devices to treat central nervous system disorders and better understand the human brain.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1 – Clinical Trial Optional) Thursday, August 27, 2020 - This FOA is designed to support highly integrated research teams of 3 to 6 PDs/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.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: Promoting Just, Engaged, Civic-minded and Transparent Governance in the Pacific (PROJECT Governance) Thursday, August 27, 2020 - The goal of PROJECT Governance is to strengthen democratic governance in the Pacific by supporting the sustainable practice of sound, just, and responsive governance, and in so doing, develop the capacity of governments, civil society, marginalized groups, the private sector, and citizens writ large to make informed decisions about their choice of approaches and partners.
Limited Submission: NIOSH Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health® (U19) Thursday, August 27, 2020 - The purpose of this FOA is to develop and conduct a broad range of multidisciplinary research, intervention, outreach and education, and evaluation activities that advance the overall safety, health, and well-being of the diverse population of workers in our nation.
(OPEN) Limited Submission: NIH Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - The goal of this program is to support educational activities that encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, to pursue further studies or careers in research.
NSF: Biology Integration Institutes Friday, August 21, 2020 - The aim of this solicitation is to bring researchers together around the common goal of understanding how the processes that sustain life and enable biological innovation operate and interact within and across different scales of organization.
NIH: Disseminating and Implementing Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) Evidence into Practice through Interoperable Clinical Decision Support Friday, August 21, 2020 - This FOA invites applications that disseminate and implement patient-centered outcomes research evidence into clinical practice through clinical decision support.
NSF: Innovation: Research Methods Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - Supports the design of novel and innovative laboratory- or field-based methodologies with the potential for a transformative impact, enabling new and important insights into biological processes and with the potential to be broadly applicable in biology.
NSF: Innovation: Instrumentation Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - Supports the design of novel and innovative instrumentation and associated methods that address a clearly defined gap in biologists’ ability to capture observations of biological phenomena and that have the potential to be broadly applicable in biology.