Webinar for the NIGMS Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) Program


UPDATE: The slides [PDF] and video from this webinar are now available.

I’m pleased to announce that the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for established and new investigators (PAR-22-180) has been reissued. MIRA provides support for the program of research in an investigator’s laboratory that falls within the NIGMS mission. The next application due date is January 17, 2023.

We’re hosting a webinar to discuss the key features of this FOA and to answer your questions:

Friday, October 21, 12:30-2:00 p.m. ET
Zoom meeting link
Meeting ID: 160 903 8368
Passcode: NIGMS

If you’re unable to attend online, you can join by calling 669-254-5252 (San Jose) or 646-828-7666 (New York) and entering the meeting ID and passcode.

Participants requiring sign language interpretation and/or other reasonable accommodations should submit a request using our contact form at least 5 days prior to the webinar. Following the event, we’ll post the webinar video and slides on the MIRA webpage, which contains other useful information about the program, including FAQs.

NIGMS Staff Participating in the October 21 Webinar:

  • Jon Lorsch, NIGMS Director
  • Dorit Zuk, NIGMS Deputy Director
  • Zhongzhen Nie, NIGMS Program Officer
  • Lisa Moller, NIGMS Grants Management Officer
  • Brett Hodgkins, NIGMS Grants Management Officer
  • Maqsood Wani, Integrated Review Group Chief, NIH Center for Scientific Review

If you have any questions about the webinar, please contact me or your program officer.

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