Author: Kalynda Gonzales Stokes

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Kalynda manages grants in the Division of Training, Workforce Development, and Diversity (MOSAIC, MARC, IPERT, and training modules), in the NIH Diversity Program Consortium (BUILD), and a portfolio in the areas of endocytosis, lysosomes, and related organelles in the Division of Genetics and Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology.

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New U-RISE and MARC Funding Opportunities and Upcoming Webinar

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

We’re pleased to announce that the notices of funding opportunities (NOFOs) for the Undergraduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (U-RISE) (PAR-24-137) and Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) (PAR-24-138) programs have been reissued. These NOFOs aim to promote broad participation in the biomedical research workforce by strengthening research training environments and expanding the pool of well-trained students who:

  • Complete their baccalaureate degree, and
  • Transition into and complete biomedical, research-focused higher degree programs (such as a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D.).
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Funding Opportunity: Modules for Enhancing Biomedical Research Workforce Training

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We’re pleased to announce a new notice of special interest (NOSI) (NOT-GM-24-007): Topics for Training Modules for Enhancing Biomedical Research Workforce Training (R25). The NOSI, associated with the reissue of notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) PAR-24-040, requests applications to develop biomedical research training modules on one of the following topics:

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Webinar for NIH MOSAIC Program Applicants

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

Are you preparing a grant application for the NIH Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) K99/R00 or UE5 programs? If so, please join our webinar to learn more about the programs and application components and to ask questions:

Tuesday, September 12, 1:00-3:00 p.m. ET
Zoom meeting link
Join by phone
Meeting ID: 160 151 7840
Passcode: 249272

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Webinar for U-RISE and MARC Training Program (T34) Applicants

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

Are you preparing a grant application for the Undergraduate Research Training Initiative for Student Enhancement (U-RISE) or the Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) T34 training programs? If so, please join our webinar to learn about the programs and application components. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask us questions:

Friday, April 14, 1:00-3:00 p.m. ET
Zoom meeting link
Join by phone
Meeting ID: 161 451 8141
Passcode: 562357

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Funding Opportunity: Modules for Enhancing Biomedical Research Workforce Training

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We’re pleased to announce a new notice of special interest (NOSI) (NOT-GM-23-031) associated with PAR-20-296, modules for enhancing biomedical research workforce training (R25). The NOSI requests applications to develop biomedical research training modules on one of the following topics:

  • Wellness and resiliency: effectively providing individuals with the knowledge and skills to enhance their wellness, resiliency, and ultimate success during their research training.
  • Structural racism and discrimination: addressing harassment, intimidation, and other forms of structural racism and discrimination to reduce disparities in recruitment, retention, and success and to promote access, inclusion, equity, and accessibility in the research training environment. Modules should focus on how to create optimized research training environments where all participants feel safe, respected, and supported.
  • Safe research training environments: catalyzing a strong culture of responsibility and obligation to maintain high standards for physical, chemical, and biological safety.
  • Program evaluation capacity: developing evaluation capacity by informing program directors and administrators about effective and practical approaches to evaluate biomedical research training programs at their institutions.

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