NEW! Upcoming Grant Deadlines: The Office of Research Administration (ORA) would like to ask for your patience for the next 6-8 weeks. The grants team is short two (2) people and there are several major grant deadlines coming up. Our responses to emails and phone calls may be delayed during this time period, but we will get back with you as soon as we can. We thank you for your patience.
NEW! RFA: NIMHD Specialized Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities - The NIH's National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) released an FOA (RFA-MD-17-005)(https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MD-17-005.html) inviting applications to establish NIMHD Centers of Excellence in eligible institutions of higher education. The purpose of the initiative is to advance the science of minority health and health disparities by conducting transdisciplinary, multi-level research in a defined thematic area and by providing research opportunities and support for post-doctoral fellows, junior faculty, and other investigators. Only one application per institution will be accepted; letters of intent are due April 14, 2017. Since only one application per institution will be accepted for this FOA the OUHSC Office of the Vice President for Research is soliciting pre-proposals for review to determine the institutional nominee. Pre-proposals must contain the following information:
- Cover letter listing PI(s)/PD(s), proposed Key Personnel, proposed title, unifying thematic focus, and proposed NIH-designated health disparity
2) NIH Biosketch for PI(s)/PD(s) and all proposed Key Personnel
3) Specific Aims Page
4) Overall Core (1 page maximum)
5) Administrative Core – brief description (1 page maximum)
6) Investigator Development Core – brief description (1 page maximum)
7) Community Engagement and Dissemination Core – brief description (1 page maximum)
8) Research projects (limit of 3) – brief description for each research project (1 page maximum per project)
Pre-proposals should also indicate current campus-wide infrastructure that will support the Center and how the proposed Center will exert a sustained, powerful influence on the research area proposed. Pre-proposals must be submitted to Sheri Melton (Sheri-Melton@ouhsc.edu) in the Office of the Vice President for Research by 5 pm March 17, 2017. Applicants will be notified no later than March 27, 2017.
NEW! Association of American Medical Colleges (AMA) – Grant Writers Coaching Group for NIH Awards - September 7, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency in Orlando Florida Writing a successful grant is critical to career advancement. Take advantage of this unique program that supports faculty who are underrepresented in medicine (URM) in improving critical writing skills to strengthen grant proposals. This coaching group is designed for minority faculty actively working on both K and R NIH grant proposals, and includes an intensive 1 day workshop, as well as virtual online learning sessions and continued peer review over 2-3 months to the strengthen proposal.
Eligibility: Our target audience includes faculty who are underrepresented in medicine, however all faculty regardless of racial ethnicity are welcome to apply.
Registration opens in April 2017. For more information please visit our https://www.aamc.org/initiatives/diversity/portfolios/427802/grantwriters.html
NEWS! GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS FOR ALTERNATIVES TO THE USE OF ANIMALS IN SCIENCE 2017-18 GRANT CYCLE - The International Foundation for Ethical Research (IFER) announces the availability of Graduate Fellowships to support the development, validation and implementation of innovative scientific methodologies that advance science and replace the use of animals in research, testing or education.
Awards: The Graduate Fellowships will provide up to $12,500 annually in stipendiary support and up to $2,500 for supplies per year. The fellowships are renewable annually for up to 3 years. Continued funding is dependent on student progress and availability of funds. Deadline: Monday, May 22, 2017 is the deadline for submission of pre-proposal applications. Application: The Graduate Fellowship application form is available online at http://www.ifer.org/grant/ More information: For information on eligibility, areas of interest, guidelines and past award recipients, please visit www.ifer.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ORA Noon Conference March 22, 2017 Bird Library Auditorium 12:00-1:00 pm Samantha Harbert, IRB Education Coordinator, will speak about Research Protections and Funding.
CALL FOR PHF GRANT APPLICATIONS Proposals are being accepted for six PHF funding opportunities. Please note that the initial call for PHF Collaborative Science Grant applications has been withdrawn and replaced with the call for PHF Team Science Grant applications. Investigators planning on submitting a PHF Collaborative Science Grant application should be eligible to submit a PHF Team Science Grant application.
Bridge Grant – Deadline April 14, 2017
Seed Grant – Deadline March 31, 2017
Team Science Grant – Deadline March 31, 2017
Equipment Grant – Deadline March 31, 2017
Clinical Scientist Development Grant – Deadline March 31, 2017
Symposium Grant – Deadline March 31, 2017
American Diabetes Association – Pathway to Stop Diabetes Program Applications for this award require an institutional nomination. Each institution is allowed to submit only one nomination. Any faculty member wishing to apply for this award must submit the following information:
- Cover letter describing rationale for applying, general summary of project, statement of support by Departmental Chair (or equivalent) (1 page)
- NIH Biosketch
- Research Plan (3 pages)
- Specific Aims
- Research Design
These materials need to be submitted to Sheri Melton (Sheri-Melton@ouhsc.edu) in the Office of Vice President for Research by March 17, 2017. Selection of the OUHSC nominee for this award will be done by a nomination committee. The OUHSC nominee will be notified no later than March 31, 2017. The application is due to American Diabetes Association July 3, 2017. For additional information see: www.diabetes.org/pathway
OU-OUHSC Biomedical Engineering Symposium Nicholson Hall at OUHSC Friday, March 24 Registration and agenda can be found at https://crpde.ou.edu/node/1558. Researchers and Clinicians are encouraged to attend to learn about major technology capabilities across our campuses, and all faculty and students with healthcare research interests across the campuses will learn about OUHSC and OU-Norman research and engineering technology. The Symposium will also feature 3 Breakout Sessions: 3D Printing, Future COBRE Proposals, and Technologies for Pediatrics and Aging Populations.
Important details and links for your convenience:
2017 OU Health Disparities, Social Science and Humanities of Health Symposium April 14, 2017 at the Samis Educational Center – See attached document for more details.
College of Medicine Alumni Association (COMAA) Funding Opportunity Deadline April 14, 2017 Proposals are being accepted from faculty of the College of Medicine for grants to be awarded from the College of Medicine Alumni Association with proceeds generated from the Evening of Excellence dinner fund. COMAA awards are intended to be an important resource for funding basic and clinical research projects of new and early stage investigators in the College of Medicine. The guidelines are attached to this notice.
Extension of Expiration Date for PAR-13-245 "Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01)" (NOT-OH-17-008)
Extension of Expiation Date for PAR-12-200 "NIOSH Small Research Grant Program (R03)" (NOT-OH-17-009)
Extension of Expiration Date for PAR-12-252 "NIOSH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (R21)" (NOT-OH-17-010)
Notice of Change in the Expiration Date for PAR-14-097 "NEI Clinical Vision Research: Resource Center Grant (UG1)" (NOT-EY-17-002)
Notice of Change in the Expiration Date for PAR-14-098 "NEI Clinical Vision Research: Chair's Grant (UG1)" (NOT-EY-17-003)
Notice of Change in the Expiration Date for PAR-14-099 "NEI Clinical Vision Research: Clinical Center Grant (UG1)" (NOT-EY-17-004)
Notice of Change in the Expiration Date for PAR-14-100 "NEI Clinical Vision Research: Coordinating Center Grant (UG1)" (NOT-EY-17-005)
Notice of Change of Application Due Date to PA-16-328 "Limited Competition: Administrative Supplements to Enhance Network Capacity: Collaborative Opportunities for the CTSA Program (Admin Supp)" (NOT-TR-17-011)
Notice of Change of Award and Application Review Information in PAR-15-331 "Advanced Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24)" (NOT-CA-17-036) https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-CA-17-036.html
Notice of Change to PAR-16-400 "Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K08)" (NOT-CA-17-035)
Notice of Information to Announce NCATS Policy on Management of the Participant and Clinical Interactions (PCI) Component of a Clinical & Translational Science Award (CTSA) (NOT-TR-17-012)
Notice of Informational Webinar on the Intramural NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate (PRAT) Program and Fi2 Application Process (NOT-GM-17-002)
Notice of Termination of PAR-16-399 "Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award to Promote Diversity (K23)" (NOT-CA-17-033)
Request for Information (RFI): Input for National Cancer Institute (NCI) Cancer Moonshot Pediatric Immunotherapy Translational Science Network Implementation Team (NOT-CA-17-037)
Update and Clarification: NIH Continuous Submission Policy (NOT-OD-17-042)
Please Note: When only one application is allowed per Institution according to the sponsor instructions, a one-page letter of intent summarizing the proposed project should be submitted to the Vice President for Research at least one month prior to the application deadline (unless otherwise noted). The letters of intent will be reviewed and a single application will be chosen for submission from the University.
Advancing Exceptional Research on HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse (R01) (RFA-DA-18-002) Deadline August 22, 2017
Conformance with the Manufactured Food Regulatory Program Standards (MFRPS) (U18) (RFA-FD-17-005) – Deadline May 1, 2017
Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers (EHS CC) (P30) (RFA-ES-17-003) Deadline May 17, 2017 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-ES-17-003.html
Evaluating Natural Experiments in Healthcare to Improve Diabetes Prevention and Treatment (R18) (PAR-17-178) – Deadline May 1, 2017
From Genomic Association to Causation: A Convergent Neuroscience Approach for Integrating Levels of Analysis to Delineate Brain Function in Neuropsychiatry (U01) (PAR-17-179) – Deadline May 1, 2017
From Genomic Association to Causation: A Convergent Neuroscience Approach for Integrating Levels of Analysis to Delineate Brain Function in Neuropsychiatry (Collaborative U01) (PAR-17-176) – Deadline May 1, 2017
The Health and Retirement Study (U01) (RFA-AG-18-005) – Deadline May 16, 2017
Innovations in HIV Testing, Adherence, and Retention to Optimize HIV Care Continuum Outcomes (R21) (PA-17-181) – Deadline June 16, 2017
Innovations in HIV Testing, Adherence, and Retention to Optimize HIV Care Continuum Outcomes (R01) (PA-17-182) – Deadline June 5, 2017
Limited Competition: NIMHD Endowment Program for Increasing Research and Institutional Resources (S21) (RFA-MD-17-004) – Deadline May 1, 2017
Maintenance and Enhancement of ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation and Whole Genome Sequencing for State Food Testing Laboratories (U18) (RFA-FD-17-010) Deadline May 1, 2017 https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-17-010.html
Maximizing Investigators' Research Award for Early Stage Investigators (R35) (PAR-17-190) Deadline October 3, 2017
National Cooperative Drug/Device Discovery/Development Groups (U01) (PAR-17-185) Deadline June 23, 2017
National Cooperative Drug/Device Discovery/Development Groups (NCDDG) for the Treatment of Mental or Substance Use Disorders or Alcohol Addiction (U19) (PAR-17-186) Deadline June 23, 2017
Neoantigen-Based Therapeutic Targeting of Head and Neck Cancers (R01) (RFA-DE-18-004) – Deadline June 19, 2017
Neuroskeletal Biology of the Dental and Craniofacial Skeletal System (R01) (RFA-DE-18-005) – Deadline September 28, 2017
Neuroskeletal Biology of the Dental and Craniofacial Skeletal System (R21) (RFA-DE-18-006) – Deadline September 28, 2017
NICHD Research Education Programs (R25) (PAR-17-183) – Deadline May 25, 2017
NIDCD Research Grants for Translating Basic Research into Clinical Tools (R01) (PAR-17-184) - Deadline October 18, 2017
NIMHD Specialized Centers of Excellence for Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54) (RFA-MD-17-005) – Deadline May 15, 2017
Planning Grants for Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes and Obesity Prevention and Care (R34) (PAR-17-180) – Deadline May 1, 2017
Research Answers to NCI's Provocative Questions (R01) (RFA-CA-17-017) Deadline June 28, 2017
Research Answers to NCI's Provocative Questions (R21) (RFA-CA-17-018) Deadline June 28, 2017
Targeted Implementation Science to Achieve 90/90/90 Goals for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment (R01) (PA-17-194) – Deadline June 5, 2017
Targeted Implementation Science to Achieve 90/90/90 Goals for HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment (R21) (PA-17-195) – Deadline June 16, 2017
Translational Research in Pediatric and Obstetric Pharmacology and Therapeutics (R21) (PAR-17-187) Deadline August 7, 2017
Translational Research in Pediatric and Obstetric Pharmacology and Therapeutics (R03) (PAR-17-188) Deadline August 7, 2017
Translational Research in Pediatric and Obstetric Pharmacology and Therapeutics (R01) (PAR-17-189) - Deadline August 7, 2017