September 2014


Visit Animal Care and Use Committee Website

Current Classes
A Rodent Handling class will be held on September 11. Class is free. Registration is required.

"Interinstitutional Assurance" Agreement (between Johns Hopkins and a company receiving an NIH research award)
Form processing assistance available through the JHU Animal Care and Use Comittee office.


Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Pancreatic Cancer Research Pilot Project Funding Available
Center funding promising translational research in the study of adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. Applications due September 5.

Microsoft Faculty Research Fellowship for 2015
Fellows identified as innovative and talented new faculty members and are allowed considerable freedom in planning the focus of their academic research. Response requested by September 9.

Allen Distinguished Investigators Program - Life Science Focus 2014
Program seeks to fund select group of investigators to pursue new, pioneering research that collectively 'moves the needle' toward answering broad scientific questions. Response requested by September 12.

2014 Martin D. Abeloff Award For Excellence in Public Health and Cancer Control
Award honors the legacy and achievements of Dr. Abeloff, and recognizes an individual who has made advancements in Cancer Control practices that influence the public health statewide and on a national and/or global scale. Application deadline is September 22.

2014 PCF Global Treatment Sciences (GTSN) Challenge Award For Lethal Prostate Cancer
Approximately 5-10 GTSN Awards will be funded based on innovation, high risk, first-in-field and currently unfunded research projects concerning lethal prostate cancer. Deadline is September 22.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Program
Program provides funding for assistant professors to study pathogenesis, with a focus on the interplay between human and microbial biology, shedding light on how human and microbial systems are affected by their encounters. Response requested by September 29.

Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program
Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics is a career development award that supports innovative bioethics research by junior faculty members. Response requested by October 1.

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program for 2015
Program supports research and teaching of young faculty members in the chemical sciences including biochemistry, materials chemistry, and chemical engineering. Response requested by December 17.


Dean's Research Integrity Lectures
Office of Policy Coordination present this year's lecture series. Fall and Spring details listed.


Upcoming Deadlines for September, October and November

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