Faculty Funding Opportunities


Biomolecular Dynamics, Structure and Function (NSF)

2010-1189 Biomolecular Dynamics, Structure, and Function (NSF)

TOPIC: The National Science Foundation is inviting grant applications for fundamental research in molecular biophysics and biochemistry. The cluster gives high priority to the creative projects that address the relationships between structure, function, and dynamics in studies of individual biomolecules and their complexes by an integrated approach of theory, computation, and experimental methods such as NMR, X-ray crystallography, EPR, and optical spectroscopy including single molecule methods.

DEADLINE: January 12 and July 12.
FUNDS: Recent awards have ranged from $10,000 to $4.2 million.
ELIGIBILITY: NSF welcomes proposals on behalf of all qualified
scientists, engineers and educators.

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Early-Career Opportunities

2011-452 Innovative Early-Career Cancer Research (Damon Runyon)

TOPIC: The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation is inviting applications for the Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award, which provides support for the next generation of exceptionally creative thinkers with high risk/high reward ideas that have the potential to significantly impact our understanding of and/or approaches to the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of cancer. The award provides funding for extraordinary early career researchers who have an innovative new idea but lack sufficient preliminary data to obtain traditional funding. Basic and translational/clinical projects will be 

DEADLINE: Pre-proposals are due June 1, invited full proposals September 2.
FUNDS: The award offers $150,000 annually for three years.
ELIGIBILITY: Applicants (including non-U.S. citizens) must be conducting independent research at a U.S. research institution. Applicants with a background in multiple disciplines are especially encouraged to apply. Institutional nominations are not required and there is no limit to the number of applications that can be received from a particular institution. If you are interested in applying to this foundation, please contact UCI's office of Foundation 
Development: Marge Brannon, Director (email mbrannon@uci.edu) or Jim Crawford, Senior Director (crawforj@uci.edu). 

PROGRAM LINK: Damon Ranyon Cancer Research Foundation

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