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February 21, 2023, Research Bulletin

Volume 4, Issue 2

Featured Funding Opportunities

Internal Funding Opportunities

AB Nexus Research Collaboration Grant Program seeks innovative proposals for research on human health led by interdisciplinary researchers from CU Boulder and the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. 

  • Notice of Intent Deadline: 2/24/23 
  • Full Proposal Deadline: 3/24/23   

Across the Finish Line (AFL) Grants is now accepting applications to support both junior faculty and established faculty moving into a new area of investigation.

  • Applications due 3/10/23

School of Public Health (SPH) Mountain & Plains Education and Research Center (MAP ERC) Pilot Project Awards, and the Total Worker Health® Pilot Project Awards 

  • Applications due 3/31/23

NIH Funding Announcements

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

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

Pew Biomedical Scholars

  • Materials due to Internal Review Committee: March 23, 2023  
  • Sponsor Nomination deadline: May 17, 2023 
  • Application deadline: August 31, 2023 

Pew Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research 2024

  • Nominations due: May 17, 2023
  • Applications open: June 12, 2023
  • Applications due: August 31, 2023

Searle Scholars Program

  • Materials due to Internal Review Committee: March 23, 2023  
  • Sponsor Nomination deadline: June 1, 2023 
  • Application deadline: September 30, 2023

WM Keck Foundation – December Cycle

  • Materials due to Internal Review Committee: March 23, 2023  
  • Phase I Application: May 1, 2023

Consortium for Food Allergy Research: Clinical Research Center

  • Materials due to Internal Review Committee: April 17, 2023  
  • Phase I Application: June 9, 2023

Consortium for Food Allergy Research: Leadership Center (UM1 Clinical Trial Required)

  • Materials due to Internal Review Committee: April 17, 2023  
  • Phase I Application: June 9, 2023


Special Announcements

SPARK|REACH Webinar: The Entrepreneur’s Journey – Finding your flow on the way to the summit

The Keynote speaker will be Rhonda Wallen MS, MBA, who is an Independent Board Director and Advisor to life science companies, leveraging her 25 years of experience to help founders and CEOs develop strategy, complete financings and plan for execution and growth. 

The second half of the session will be an amuse-bouche of topics necessary for innovators to understand to move products forward, including protecting intellectual property, and developing a target product profile. Jumpstart your knowledge on commercializing healthcare products by attending this informative session! 

The webinar is February 22, 2023, from 4 to 6 p.m. Register here for more details.

Mechanisms and Barriers in Nanomedicine Conference-Workshop

All University of Colorado Students, Postdocs and Faculty  are invited to attend the Mechanisms and Barriers in Nanomedicine Conference-Workshop in Golden, CO from May 4-6, 2023. 

The conference focuses specifically on the biological and physical barriers to efficient nanodrug delivery. The speakers include some of the best scientists in the field and the schedule is designed to allow plenty of time for questions and discussion. A poster session as well as a mini-session comprised of short talks selected from submitted abstracts will take place as well. 

This event is free for the University of Colorado/CSU-based students, postdocs and faculty/staff (sponsored by UCCC, CCTSI, SSPPS and NIH).

Please register and submit an abstract by March 1.

Strategic Infrastructure for Research (SIRC) Funding

The SIRC is now accepting applications to support infrastructures that are strategic to the SOM research mission. 

Such infrastructure includes unique shared equipment, development of novel core services, or other shared resources that encompass multiple users from multiple departments across campus.

Applications are due Friday, March 3, 2023.


The Surgical/Subspecialist Clinical Outcomes Research (SCORE) Fellowship is currently recruiting early career investigators looking to obtain training and mentorship in clinical-outcomes research. 

The SCORE Fellowship is housed within the Adult and Child Center for Health Outcomes Research and Delivery Science (ACCORDS). The fellowship is designed to train outstanding physician researchers in clinical translational and outcomes research, focusing on surgeons and subspecialists interested in research training. More information can be found in the Call for Applications

Applications are due March 15, 2023 for July 3, 2023 start.

Biorender Software

The Office of the Vice Chancellor is pleased to announce that we have obtained a campus wide site license for Biorender software. 

Biorender is a web-based program that helps you create scientific figures up to 50x faster than traditional tools. The tool combines a library of over 50,000 scientifically accurate, expert-validated life science icons and templates with intuitive drag-and-drop functionality. Create professional-quality figures in minutes - no drawing skills required.   

The software will be available to University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center faculty, staff and trainees at a 50% discount. 

To purchase your license, please use this link and follow the instructions. 

If you or your lab already owns a license, you can transfer to the discounted CU-AMC license and receive a prorated refund by accessing the refund instructions on the purchase page. 

There are training sessions scheduled specifically for CU Anschutz employees in addition to a large array of online resources to get people up and running quickly. 

For additional information or questions, please refer to the software webpage.

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