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December 21, 2021 Research Bulletin

Volume 2, Issue 24

Dear Research Community Colleagues, 

This will be the last Research Bulletin of 2021. 

We look forward to providing you with up-to-date research news and funding opportunities in 2022 through these bulletins, every first and third Tuesday. 

Have a happy and safe holiday season. 

Thomas Flaig, MD
Vice Chancellor for Research
University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz

Featured Funding Opportunities

NIH Funding Announcements

NIH funding opportunities and notices are presented weekly. Please see the current and past updates below.

Limited Funding Opportunities

Please take a moment to visit and bookmark the newly launched website featuring limited funding opportunities.

To submit a proposal for these opportunities:

Interested candidates must send a one-page summary of their research proposal and their biosketch in pdf format via the Limited Submission Portal.

NSF Major Research Instrumentation

  • Materials due to Internal Review Committee: December 27, 2021
  • Sponsor Deadline: January 19, 2022

DHHS Mentored Research Experiences for Genetic Counselors

  • Materials due to Internal Review Committee: March 7, 2022
  • Sponsor Deadline: May 25 2022

NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)

  • Materials due to Internal Review Committee: April 12, 2022
  • Sponsor Deadline: June 20, 2022

NIH Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce

  • Due date for Letter of Intent: June 21, 2022
  • Letter of Intent Deadline: August 26, 2022
  • Sponsor Deadline: September 26, 2022

Note: This is for the September 2022 deadline. The current deadline that was posted in September 2021 is January 25, 2022.

DHHS Development Center for AIDS Research

  • Materials due to Internal Review Committee: July 12, 2022
  • Sponsor Deadline: July 28, 2022

DHHS Institutional Training for a Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research Workforce

  • Materials due to Internal Review Committee: July 12, 2022
  • Sponsor Deadline: September 26, 2022

NEI Center Core Grant for Vision Research

  • Materials due to Internal Review Committee: July 12, 2022
  • Sponsor Deadline: September 30, 2022

Just Released

Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) pre-announcements for the Department of Defense (DoD) programs managed by the office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) are below.

FY22 Pre-announcements released:

Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP) 

  • Investigator - Initiated Research Award
  • Ovarian Cancer Academy Award - Early-Career Investigator
  • Pilot Award
  • Teal Expansion Award
  • Proteogenomics Research Award
  • Omics Cancer Academy - Clinical Trial Award \
  • Clinical Trial Award

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program (TSCRP) 

  • Exploration – Hypothesis Development Award 
  • Idea Development Award
  • Clinical Translational Research Award

Special Announcements

The Lorna Grindlay Moore, PhD Faculty Launch Fund 

The CU Denver and CU Anschutz Medical Campus proudly announce the next call for applications for the Lorna Grindlay Moore, PhD, Faculty Launch Award. 

Eligible Instructors and Assistant Professors are invited to apply for a one-year award of $40,000 to help launch their independent research programs. Faculty may be appointed in any of the schools or colleges of the CU Denver or CU Anschutz campuses whose research is centered on women’s health during and after the reproductive period. Appropriate areas include, but are not limited to pregnancy, family planning, infertility, oncology, education, public policy, mental health, cardiovascular health, diabetes, advancing the academic careers of women faculty and the effect of COVID-19 on women’s health. 

For more information visit the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology website or RFA

  • Due date for Letter of Intent: January 21, 2022
  • Due date for Applications: March 23, 2022
  • Funds available as of July 1, 2022

American Cancer Society - Institutional Research Grant (ACS-IRG) Seed Grant Funding - 2022

The purpose of this grant program is to support the development of exceptional research projects that will help lead to the conquest of cancer and will further the objectives of the CU Cancer Center. 

Studies in all areas of cancer research - laboratory, clinical, prevention and control, and psychosocial cancer research - will be considered for funding. 

ACS IRG Grants aim to entice young faculty to pursue cancer-related research problems and are reserved for applicants who are in their first few years as junior faculty members (instructors and assistant professors) and who are in the process of establishing independent cancer research programs.   

Questions regarding the ACS-IRG seed grants and application should be directed to Paige Diller.   

All applications should be submitted here. Paper applications will not be accepted or reviewed. 

Each award is for 1 year in the amount of $30,000.   

Application Due Date: Monday, January 31, 2022.

This bulletin is distributed on the 1st & 3rd Tuesday of the month for the CU Anschutz Research Community.   

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