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Research Career Enhancement Award for Investigators to Build Skills in a Cross-Disciplinary Area (K18)

ISSUED BY: National Institutes of Health

Summary/Description

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) invites applications for mentored career enhancement (K18) awards in research areas that are highly relevant to the NIH BRAIN Initiative. This career enhancement program will support development of research capability for the BRAIN Initiative, with specific emphasis on cross-training independent investigators in a substantively different area of neuroscience, neuroethics, or in a quantitative and physical discipline (e.g., physics, chemistry, engineering, computer science, mathematics); and vice versa, cross-training independent investigators trained in a quantitative or physical discipline proposing to gain in-depth training in a high-priority area of neuroscience. The research project conducted under this K18 should enhance the candidates ability to significantly contribute to or lead projects that investigate questions central to the goals of the BRAIN Initiative. Eligible candidates are independent investigators at any faculty rank or level.

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    General Information:

    FUNDING OPPORTUNITY NUMBER:

    RFA-DA-17-022

    FUNDING MECHANISM:

    Grant

    DATE POSTED:

    October 3, 2016

    LAST UPDATED:

    October 3, 2016

    EXPIRATION DATE:

    April 14, 2017