Your guide to NIH stimulus funds

In recent weeks the National Institutes of Health has been churning out new grant announcements tied to the handsome $10.4 billion sum the agency netted through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), otherwise known as the stimulus bill. With application deadlines looming in the next couple of months, __The Scientist__ thought now would be a good time to lay out all the funding opportunities that could get you and your lab some of the stimulus funding. linkurl:Competitive Revisi

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Apr 1, 2009
In recent weeks the National Institutes of Health has been churning out new grant announcements tied to the handsome $10.4 billion sum the agency netted through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), otherwise known as the stimulus bill. With application deadlines looming in the next couple of months, __The Scientist__ thought now would be a good time to lay out all the funding opportunities that could get you and your lab some of the stimulus funding. linkurl:Competitive Revision Applications;http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-09-058.html Deadline: April 21, 2009. Purpose: To expand the scope of existing research projects. Hiring additional students or postdocs, adding or jiggering PIs on multiple-PI grants, buying new equipment, etc. Eligibility: Any researcher/institution who is already funded by an NIH grant. Includes Small Business Technology Transfer or Small Business Innovation Research Program grantees. Your chances: NIH does not indicate how many awards it expects to make, but will dole out $1...

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