NIGMS-Related Funding Opportunities

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You may be interested in the following funding opportunities that were recently published in the NIH Guide:

NIH Director’s Transformative Research Awards (R01)

Purpose: Support exceptionally innovative, high-risk, unconventional research
Letter of intent due date: December 12, 2011
Application due date: January 12, 2012
NIGMS contact: Laurie Tompkins, 301-594-0943
NIH contact: Ravi Basavappa, 301-435-7204
More info: This is an NIH Common Fund program; it replaces the NIGMS EUREKA and the NIH Director’s Transformative Research Project (TR01) initiatives

Mechanistic Pathways Linking Psychosocial Stress and Behavior (R01)

Purpose: Investigate basic psychological, social and environmental mechanisms and processes linking psychosocial stressors and behaviors that may ultimately impact biological function, health and disease
Letter of intent due date: November 19, 2011
Application due date: December 19, 2011
NIGMS contact: Stephen Marcus, 301-451-6446
NHLBI contact: Catherine Stoney, 301-435-6670
More info: Issued by the NIH Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences Opportunity Network (OppNet)

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  1. NIH is hosting a webinar on the Transformative Research Award program on November 8, 2011, from 1:00 to 2:45 p.m. It’ll provide an overview and details about the application review process. You can access the webinar and you can submit questions in advance or during the program via e-mail at or by phone at 1-800-593-9895, passcode 10699.

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