NEW! Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions (SPARC) Issues Three Requests for Information!
The Common Fund SPARC program aims to provide the scientific foundation required to catalyze the development of new and/or more efficacious therapies utilizing closed-loop neuromodulation to modulate end-organ system function. To this end, the SPARC program recently released three Requests for Information seeking input from the biomedical research community, potential biotechnology and pharmaceutical company partners, and other members of the public.
To read about the new SPARC RFIs and learn more about the program, visit the SPARC website here.
NEW! Notice of Intent to Publish Funding Opportunity Announcements for Science of Behavior Change (SOBC)
Notices for Funding Opportunity Announcements for the Common Fund's SOBC Program have just been released. There are four Notices, three for the UH2/UH3 mechanism and one U01 to fund a Resource and Coordinating Center. All Notices can be found on the SOBC homepage.
NEW! Request for Information (RFI): Input on Direction of the Second Phase of the "Illuminating the Druggable Genome" Program
The purpose of this RFI is to solicit comments and ideas for a possible expansion of the "Illuminating the Druggable Genome" program from its current pilot phase to a full-fledged program.
NEW! Funding Opportunity for the Early Independence Award (EIA) Initiative: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-14-004.html.
Letters of Intent are due on December 30, 2014. The application due date is January 30, 2015. Learn more about the EIA program here!
NEW! The NIH Common Fund Glycoscience Program is focused on creating new methodologies and resources to study glycans and to develop these resources so they may be more easily understood and accessed by the broader biomedical research community. The Glycoscience Program has recently released four new Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs).
To read about the new Glycoscience FOAs, visit the Glycoscience website here.
NEW! 4D Nucleome Program Issues Six Funding Opportunity Announcements!
The Common Fund 4D Nucleome program aims to understand the principles underlying nuclear organization in space and time, the role nuclear organization plays in gene expression and cellular function, and how changes in nuclear organization affect normal development as well as various diseases. To read about the new 4D Nucleome Funding Opportunity Announcements, visit the 4D Nucleome website here.