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February 2017


Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network
All-in-one resource linking investigators to regional community-hospital based collaborators. Go online for details.

JHM HSR Recertification Training
HSR recertification is required for new application submissions only and change in research submissions, and is required every three years.


Visit Animal Care and Use Committee Website
Go online for the most recent versions of important forms, policies, and guidelines.

Current Classes
A Rodent Handling class will be held on January 12. Class is free. Registration is required.

"Interinstitutional Assurance" Agreement
Form processing assistance available through the JHU Animal Care and Use Comittee office.


Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) presents: Safety in Research Updates


2017 NASA Space Radiation Summer School
School welcomes applicants from graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with an interest in the radiation sciences. Application deadline is February 12.

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO)
Three grants available to support new research on probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in the U.S. Application deadline is February 15.

Bay Area Lyme Foundation Emerging Leader Award
Award supports research with a defined approach to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme disease. Application deadline is February 15.

DHHS - Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity
Program improves access to utilization of care by disadvantaged populations, increases diversity of the health workforce, increases data availability, and develops models for managing multiple chronic conditions. Internal deadline is February 28.

Society for Vascular Surgery Foundation Clinical Research Seed Grant Program
Program encourages surgeons to be more involved in clinical trials and funds promising pilot clinical projects. Application deadline is March 1.

Progeria Research Foundation Grants
PRF seeks to fund basic science research on the disease mechanism in Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children. Application deadline is March 21.

NIH - Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program (S10)
Funding supports supports state-of-the art commercially available technologies needed for NIH-funded research using any vertebrate and invertebrate animal species.The maximum award is $750,000. Internal deadline is March 30.

NIH - Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program (S10)
Funding supports instruments like X-ray diffraction systems, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and mass spectrometers, DNA and protein sequencers, biosensors, electron and confocal microscopes. The maximum award is $600,000. Internal deadline is March 30.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synuclein PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.


NIH Postdoctoral Fellow Supplements
In the wake of new FLSA regulations, NIH providing supplemental funding for Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA training grant or fellowship awards.Eligible candidates must apply.

NIH Policy: Foreign Components Added to a Grant to a Domestic or Foreign Organization
NIH defines foreign components added to a grant and significant grant related activities needing prior NIH approval.


Upcoming Deadlines for February, March and April

February Events at the Genetic Resources Core Facility
Dates and details for Genetic Resources Core Symposium and others online.


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