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.
NEW! When Sex Matters: Announcing supplemental awards that address sex differences in NIH-funded research.
New funding, which includes 18 Common Fund supplements, will explore the effects of sex in both preclinical and clinical studies.
NEW! NIH announces second cohort of Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training (BEST) awards!
The Common Fund has issued the second round of BEST awards, designed to enhance training opportunities for biomedical graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to expose them to a variety of career options in the biomedical workforce. Through the BEST awards, the NIH is supporting universities to develop and implement new approaches to increase trainee exposure to multiple research-intensive and research-related career options in areas such as industry, government, business, communications, and more.
Read more about the new BEST awards.
NEW! Funding Opportunity for the Transformative Research Award (TRA) Initiative: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-14-003.html. Letters of Intent are due September 10, 2014. The application due date is October 10, 2014. Learn more about the TRA initiative!
NEW! Exciting Career Opportunities with the NIH Common Fund!
Are you interested in leading scientific programs designed to change the way science is conducted – through the establishment of new scientific fields or paradigms, the development of technologies or methods that change the way scientists approach their work, or the generation of comprehensive data sets or other resources that catalyze investigator-initiated research and enable discovery? If so, consider applying for a Program Leader position in the Office of Strategic Coordination (OSC), which manages the NIH Common Fund.
Read more about the role of OSC Program Leaders here.
Read more about how to apply for an OSC Program Leader position here.