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Deadlines extended for American Cancer Society Chris DiMarco Institutional Research Grant

Through the American Cancer Society Chris DiMarco Institutional Research Grant, UF provides the opportunity for newly independent investigators to receive a one-year award of up to $30,000 for cancer-related research in the areas of basic science, preclinical, epidemiology, clinical, cancer control, psychosocial and behavioral, health service, health policy research, cancer…

UF Research Opportunity Seed Fund, 2013 Competition

Sponsored by the UF Office of Research, the Research Opportunity Seed Fund’s 2013 competition targets interdisciplinary, faculty-initiated research projects with potential for extramural support. The program focuses on new projects (not a supplement to current research) and/or new collaborative partnerships. Proposals must emphasize novel research and must involve faculty from…

CTSI programs fostering excellence across colleges

By Nicki Karimipour and Claire Baralt for The POST Summer might be quiet for some, but two UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute programs are busy launching new endeavors. The newly established CTSI Academy of Research Excellence recently welcomed its…

CTSI KL2 Scholar Carmen Rodriguez receives $1 million grant to continue research

Carmen Rodriguez, Ph.D., A.R.N.P., has received a $1 million grant from the Phase 2 Small Business Innovation Research program of the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Deafness and Communication Disorders to support the development of “GatorVoice,” a device to help suddenly speechless hospital patients communicate…

NSF Innovation Corps will help universities bring scientific advances to market

A public-private partnership, the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps will identify NSF-funded researchers who will receive additional support – in the form of mentoring and funding – to help determine the readiness to transition technology developed by previously-funded or currently-funded NSF projects. The outcome of I-Corps projects will be…

February CTSA Newsletter Posted

IN THIS ISSUE… EVENTS: NEW — March 1 Deadline for Comparative Effectiveness Research Training Program Annual International SciTS (Team Science) Conference, April 12 – 14, 2011 NEW — NCRR Sponsors Interdisciplinary Research Meeting April 27, 2011 NEW — One-Day Comparative Effectiveness Research Conference at OSU, May 17,…

Internal Coordination Required for NIH NCRR Shared Instrumentation Grants

The NIH National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) has issued its annual call for proposals for Shared Instrumentation Grants (SIG), which provide funding for shared-use research instrumentation costing more than $100,000. The maximum award is $600,000. Guidelines for the 2011 SIG program are available at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-11-081.html. While there…