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ORA Research News - Monday, March 26th, 2018

2018 Oklahoma Geroscience Symposium – “The Role of the IGF1/Insulin Signaling Pathway in Aging and Diabetes” is April 6, 2018 at the Wileman Auditorium, Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.  See attached document for additional information or go to: http://gerosciencemeeting.omrf.org

http://research.ouhsc.edu/Portals/1329/Assets/Documents/2018 Geroscience Symposium.pdf?ver=2018-03-26-081639-270

 

NeuroMAP (CoBRE) Pilot Project Program Announcement (Year2) The Laureate Institute for Brain Research (LIBR) is soliciting applications for the Pilot Project Program funded by its NeuroMAP CoBRE.  The goals of the Pilot Project Program are (1) To provide a process for young investigators to utilize data collected by NeuroMAP investigators to conduct secondary analyses, which may provide sufficiently strong results to warrant consideration of a young investigator to replace a NeuroMAP investigator in those outcomes outlined above. (2) To provide the ability to examine highly novel and yet under-developed hypotheses that may lead to new CoBRE projects in the future. (3) To enable computational and statistical experts to mine the data collected to develop better risk and outcome prediction approaches.

Deadline: May 15, 2018

Funding: July 1, 2018

Total Costs: $25,000

For further information see attachment

http://research.ouhsc.edu/Portals/1329/Assets/Documents/NeuroMap Pilot Project YR2 Announcement.pdf?ver=2018-03-26-082613-073

 

OFFICE OF TECHOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CALL FOR MARKETING ABSTRACTS:

Representatives from OTD will be highlighting OU life sciences research at the BIO International Convention in June.  This is an opportunity to provide information about OU inventions and unique resources (e.g., antibodies, assays/kits, cell lines, plasmids, reagents) you think may have commercial value.  This is also an opportunity to receive feedback from major industry players that can help support the commercial value of your research and guide research in a marketable direction.  If you are interested in having your research or specialized materials profiled at BIO, please contact Meredith Wilkerson, OTD Technology Development Associate: Meredith-Wilkerson@OUHSC.edu, no later than April 15th for more details.

 

 

Professional Grant Writing WorkshopApril 16-17, 2018 at Oklahoma State University

For additional information go to:

https://granttrainingcenter.com/workshop_description/1513?utm_source=1513&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=ol

 

 

The University of Kentucky’s COBRE Protein Core is now producing single domain antibodies (Nanobodies).  Starting May 2018, the Core is taking orders for producing nanobodies for investigators from IDEA states at the supplemented cost of $5,000 per nanobody.  See attachment for further information.

http://research.ouhsc.edu/Portals/1329/Assets/Documents/Kentucky COBRE Protein Core.pdf?ver=2018-03-26-082746-187

 

Oklahoma Center for Adult Stem Cell Research (OCASCR) – Grant proposal deadline is September 6, 2018.  For additional information go to:

http://www.ocascr.org/grants/grant-application-information/

 

 

NIH:  Did you know that the eRA Commons allows principal investigators the ability to grant permission to have others at their institution help with some grants administration tasks?  You might want to consider whether delegating any or all of the following tasks is right for you:

institutional training grant applications

To learn more, go to: https://era.nih.gov/reg_accounts/manage_delegations.cfm

 

 

NIH - After My Application is Submitted, Can I Include a Copy or Citation of a Preprint as Post-submission Materials?

No. Pre-prints are not included in the list of allowable post-submission materials, because they do not fall in the category of unanticipated events.Post-submission materials are not intended to correct oversights or errors discovered after submission of the application, but rather allow applicants the opportunity to respond to unforeseen events.

 

Mitochondria and Metabolic Regulation Research Retreat

Increasingly, our projects in cancer, immunology, diabetes, aging, neuroscience and cardiovascular disease are leading us to the mitochondria.  By cutting across disciplines, we have an opportunity to build new teams to create innovative research focused on mitochondria and their role in human disease.  To begin this process we are organizing a 1-day retreat to begin the conversation.

We are calling on scientists and trainees on all levels to participate in a University-wide day long Research Retreat on April 20, 2018 at the Nicholson Conference Center.  The purpose of this retreat is to share our expertise in mitochondrial function and to help newcomers to the field refine their research. 

We are calling for speakers with expertise in mitochondria to give a brief, 15 minute overview of their approaches to mitochondrial and metabolism research. 

We are calling for scientists and trainees eager to learn about mitochondrial and metabolic regulation to plan to attend to retreat.  Following the brief presentations, we will have time for people to meet and mingle to share ideas and plan projects.  Please contact Ann Louise Olson (ann-olson@ouhsc.edu) by March 30, 2018 if you would like to present or would like to attend. 

Conference Details

 

Conference Date:           

Friday, April 20, 2018

Time:                           

8:00 am – 3:30 pm

Location:                           

Nicholson Conference Center, Conference Room A

Registration Deadline:    

Friday, March 30, 2018

Contact Details:               

Ann Louise Olson, PhD (ann-olson@ouhsc.edu)

 

 

Save the Date - ORA Noon Conference

"Grants.gov Workspace: Getting Started on Your Workspace Application"

March 28, 2018

12pm-1pm, LIB299 (Auditorium)

Workspace is a shared online environment where members of a grant team may simultaneously access and fill out forms within an application. The forms can be filled out online or offline. This noon conference introduces Workspace, discusses user roles, walks through creating a workspace, and provides additional resources.  

 

 

Oklahoma NSF EPSCoR 2018 Annual State conference is Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Oklahoma City, OK

Registration Deadlines

Registration w/Poster Submission:  March 20, 2018 5 p.m.

General Registration:  April 1, 2018 5 p.m.

Researchers from across the state will gather to highlight Oklahoma’s climate research efforts associated with the OK NSF EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement project “Adapting Socio-Ecological Systems to Increased Climate Variability.” EPSCoR scientists and special guest speakers will address topics including observing and modeling social and ecological systems in a changing climate, and decision-support tools produced through the project. The event will be held Tuesday, April 24, 2018, at the Embassy Suites Hotel (1815 S. Meridian Ave.) in Oklahoma City. Check-in will open at 7:30 a.m.; the conference will be held from 8:20 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. For additional information see the attached document.

 

 

The Office of Technology Development will offer the Innovation to Impact Series  

Session 8 – “New Ventures and Conflicts of Interest.” Topics to be discussed will be:  How to launch a new venture; Determining if you have a conflict of interest; and Managing conflicts of interest.

This session will occur on March 28th from Noon- 1:00 pm in Biomedical Research Center Building,  Room 103. Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP to rashaffer@ou.edu. Space is limited to the first 15 attendees.

 

 

Please SAVE the DATE of March 30, 2018 to attend The 2nd Annual OU-OUHSC Biomedical Engineering Symposium!

This symposium is FREE and lunch will be provided. The location is the Samis Education Center @ 1200 N Children’s Ave, OUHSC. This event will bring engineering, business/industry and health sciences together for an informative day with many opportunities to network.  Last year more than 200 people attended representing a wide variety of clinical, research, engineering and educational specialties.

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2nd-ou-ouhsc-biomedical-engineering-symposium-tickets-43182642446

Students:  Watch for an upcoming announcement about the Poster session!

For additional information: https://crpde.ou.edu/ibestsymposium

This symposium is led by the Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Science, and Technology (IBEST) and is made possible by the formation of the Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME).

 

 

REMINDER – PHF BRIDGE GRANT DEADLINE APRIL 16 

The Presbyterian Health Foundation will fund $3.4M in grants for 2018.  Following is

Guidelines and applications for each of these PHF grants can be found at:

http://research.ouhsc.edu/ResearchAdministration/Grants/FundingSources/PHFGrantInformation.aspx

 

 

Pre-Proposal Application for New Phase 1 COBRE Application

OUHSC is eligible to submit one new Phase 1 COBRE application for the January 24, 2019 deadline.  The COBRE FOA can be found at: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-266.html.  In order to select the most competitive PI and research theme for this COBRE application there will be an internal competition as described in the attached Guidelines. 

The Pre-Proposal Application is due April 20, 2018.

http://research.ouhsc.edu/Portals/1329/Assets/Documents/COBRE Pre-proposal Guidelines.docx?ver=2018-01-16-073737-383

 

NIH NOTICES

 

Additional Awards Eligible for PA-18-586 Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp) (NOT-OD-18-147)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-18-147.html

 

Correction to Fellowship Administrative Supplement Package Associated with PA-18-591 "Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements" (NOT-OD-18-151)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-18-151.html

 

Request for Information (RFI): Animal Care and Use in Research (NOT-OD-18-152)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-18-152.html

 

Additional Awards Eligible for PA-18-592 Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers" (Admin Supp) (NOT-OD-18-153)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-18-153.html

 

NIAID Request for Information (RFI): Expanding Extramural Research Opportunities at the NIH Clinical Center (NOT-AI-18-021)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AI-18-021.html

 

Notice of NIAMS Withdrawal from Participation in PAR-18-288 "Surgical Disparities Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)" (NOT-AR-18-019)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AR-18-019.html

 

Notice of NIAMS Withdrawal from Participation in PAR-18-289 "Exploratory/Developmental Surgical Disparities Research (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)" (NOT-AR-18-020)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AR-18-020.html

 

Notice of Pre-Application Webinar for: RFA-AR-19-001, NIAMS Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-based Centers (P30 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed), and RFA-AR-19-002, "NIAMS Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine" (NOT-AR-19-008)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AR-19-008.html

 

Notice to Clarify that Revision Applications are Prohibited under PAR-18-663 "Mind and Body Intervention Multi-Site Clinical Trial Data Coordinating Center (Collaborative U24 Clinical Trial Required)" (NOT-AT-18-007)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AT-18-007.html

 

Notice of NCCIH Participation in PA-18-676 "Research on the Health of Women of Understudied, Underrepresented and Underreported (U3) Populations An ORWH FY18 Administrative Supplement (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional)" (NOT-AT-18-008)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AT-18-008.html

Notice of Change to Applications Types for PAR-18-696, "Clinical Coordinating Center for NCCIH Multi-Site Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials of Natural Products (Collaborative UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required)" (NOT-AT-18-010)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AT-18-010.html

 

Notice of Change to Applications Types for PAR-18-662, "Clinical Coordinating Center for NCCIH Multi-Site Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials of Mind and Body Interventions (Collaborative UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required)" (NOT-AT-18-011)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AT-18-011.html

 

Notice of NIDA's participation in PAR-18-694 "Interdisciplinary Research Teams to Investigate Reciprocal Basic Behavioral and Social Linkages Between Sleep and Stress (R24 - Clinical Trial Optional)" (NOT-DA-18-007)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-DA-18-007.html

 

Notice of NIDA Participation in RFA-OD-18-004 "Specialized Centers of Research Excellence (SCORE) on Sex Differences (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)" (NOT-DA-18-009)
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-DA-18-009.html

 

Notice of Correction of Funding Opportunity Number for PAR-18-700/PA-18-700 NIDCD Research Dissertation Fellowship for Au.D. Audiologists (F32) (NOT-DC-18-006)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-DC-18-006.html

 

Notice of Correction to PAR-18-656 "NIDCR Behavioral and Social Intervention Clinical Trial Planning and Implementation Cooperative Agreement (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required) (NOT-DE-18-011)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-DE-18-011.html

 

Notice of NIDCR's Participation in PA-17-459 "Biology of Lung, and Head and Neck Preneoplasias (R01- Clinical Trial Not Allowed)" (NOT-DE-18-012)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-DE-18-012.html

 

Notice of NIDCR's Participation in PA-17-460 "Biology of Lung, and Head and Neck Preneoplasias (R21- Clinical Trial Not Allowed)" (NOT-DE-18-013)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-DE-18-013.html

 

Notice of NIEHS' Participation in PA-18-676, "Research on the Health of Women of Understudied, Underrepresented and Underreported (U3) Populations - An ORWH FY18 Administrative Supplement (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional)" (NOT-ES-18-008)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-ES-18-008.html

 

Update in Purpose Section of PAR-15-187 - Enhancing Regulatory Science for the Risk Based Assessment of Emerging Manufacturing Program (NOT-FD-18-007)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-FD-18-007.html

 

Changes in NIGMS Support of Academic Research Enhancement Award (R15) Grants in the Basic Biomedical Sciences (NOT-GM-18-021)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-GM-18-021.html

 

Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Cardiothoracic Surgical Trials Network Renewal (UM1) (NOT-HL-18-606)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HL-18-606.html

 

Notice of Intent to Fund a Strong Heart Study Phase VII Exam (NOT-HL-18-607)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HL-18-607.html

 

FY2018 - AHRQ to begin allowing Facilities and Administrative (F&A) costs of 8% MTDC for consortia located at foreign institutions (NOT-HS-18-006)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HS-18-006.html

 

Informational Webinar for Alzheimer's Disease Related Dementia (ADRD) Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) for PAR-18-661, RFA-NS-18-015, RFA-NS-18-025 and RFA-NS-18-024 (NOT-NS-18-050)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-NS-18-050.html

 

Soon to be Issued Funding Announcement for All of Us Genome Centers (OT2) (NOT-PM-18-002)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-PM-18-002.html

 

 

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.

 

NIH DEADLINES

 

Genomic Centers for Infectious Diseases (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (RFA-AI-18-004) – Deadline June 22, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-18-004.html

 

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Cooperative Research Centers (CRC): Vaccine Development (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (RFA-AI-18-005) – Deadline June 20, 2018

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-AI-18-005.html

 

Advancing Exceptional Research on HIV/AIDS and Substance Abuse (R01, Clinical Trial Optional) (RFA-DA-18-022) – Deadline August 22, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-18-022.html

 

FDA Drug Residue Prevention Program (U18) (RFA-FD-18-006) – Deadline May 16, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-18-006.html

 

Cooperative Agreement to Support the Western Center for Food Safety (U19) (RFA-FD-18-008) – Deadline May 21, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-18-008.html

 

Data Standards for Clinical Research and Drug Development (U24) (RFA-FD-18-015) – Deadline May 15, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-FD-18-015.html

 

Technologies for Healthy Independent Living for Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Disorders (R43 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (RFA-HL-19-016) – Deadline June 11, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HL-19-016.html

 

BRAIN Initiative: Optimization of Transformative Technologies for Large Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (U01-Clinical Trials Not Allowed) (RFA-NS-18-019) – Deadline May 15, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-18-019.html

 

BRAIN Initiative: New Technologies and Novel Approaches for Large-Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) (RFA-NS-18-020) – Deadline May 15, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-18-020.html

 

Novel Tools for Investigating Brain-derived GPCRs in Mental Health Research (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (PA-18-708) – Deadline September 5, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-708.html

 

Novel Tools for Investigating Brain-derived GPCRs in Mental Health Research (R41/R42)-Clinical Trial Not Allowed (PA-18-709) – Deadline September 5, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-709.html

 

Administrative Supplements for Research on Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (Admin Supp) (PA-18-713) – Deadline May 7, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-713.html

 

NIDCD Research Dissertation Fellowship for Au.D. Audiologists (F32) (Clinical Trials Not Allowed) (PAR-18-700) – Deadline April 8 and August 8, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-700.html

 

Career Transition Award for NINDS Intramural Clinician-Scientists (K22) - Clinical Trial Required (PAR-18-710) – Deadline July 12, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-710.html

 

Career Transition Award for NINDS Intramural Clinician-Scientists (K22 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (PAR-18-711) – Deadline July 12, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-711.html

 

Investigations on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases/Inborn Errors of Immunity (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (PAR-18-712) – Deadline June 5, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-712.html

 

Academic Research Enhancement Award for Undergraduate-Focused Institutions (R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (PAR-18-714) – Deadline June 25, 2018
https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-18-714.html

 

 

OTHER DEADLINES

 

College of Medicine Alumni Association (COMAA) – Deadline April 6, 2018

For additional information see the attachment.

http://research.ouhsc.edu/Portals/1329/Assets/Documents/COMAA_FOA_Ltr2018.doc?ver=2018-01-29-072944-313

 

Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST)

Research Program – Deadline April 4, 2018

https://www.ok.gov/ocast/FUNDING_OPPORTUNITIES/Pro-Health.html

 

!!!!NEW -- Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology (OCAST) Health Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Program – Deadline April 4, 2018

https://www.ok.gov/ocast/FUNDING_OPPORTUNITIES/index.html

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