Dr. Ishmail Abdus-Saboor received the prestigious appointment as a member of the inaugural cohort of HHMI's Freeman Hrabowski Scholars. The program will support his lab's investigation of "Neural circuits for somatosensation from mice to naked mole-rats". Read more about the program here.
Congratulations, Dr. Marlin!
Dr. Bianca Jones Marlin received the prestigious appointment as a member of the inaugural cohort of HHMI's Freeman Hrabowski Scholars. The program will support her lab's investigation of "Bridging the gap between innate and learned: A parent's role in promoting survival". Read more about the program here.
Congratulations, Dr. Shadlen!
Dr. Mike Shadlen was elected to the National Academy of Sciences for his fundamental contributions to our understanding of decision making and his lifetime achievements in science. Election to the National Academy of Sciences is one of science’s highest honors.
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Vincent Ferrera: (1) NIH/NEI R21 "Neuromodulation in visual cortex." and (2) NIH/NIMH R01 "Focused ultrasound for memory disorders."
Richard Mann: Biomedical research training supplement (for undergraduate summer research) to NIH/NIGMS R35 "Interpreting and Deploying Genomic Information During Animal Development."
Dapna Shohamy and Daniel Salzman: NIH/NIMH R01 "The geometry of neural representations reflecting abstraction in humans."
Upcoming funding opportunities
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New/Highlighted Team Grant Opportunities
BRAIN Initiative U01: Exploratory Team-Research BRAIN Circuit Programs - eTeamBCP: Team effort from 3-6 PIs to enable a large-scale analysis of neural systems and circuits within the context and during the simultaneous measurement of an ethologically relevant behavior. June 15 2023, June 14 2024
BRAIN Initiative U19: Team-Research BRAIN Circuit Programs - TeamBCP. Integrated, interdisciplinary research teams that focus on examining dynamic circuit functions related to behavior, using advanced and innovative technologies. September 15 2023, September 13 2024
NIH Parent R21: New: June 16, October 16, February 16; Renewal/Resubmission: July 16, November 16, March 16
NIH Diversity Supplement: Salary/stipend support for trainees at all career stages. Deadline varies by funding agency. (Quarterly, monthly, rolling)
Early Career Investigators(view full list and timeline on our website)
Research With Activities Related to Diversity (ReWARD) R01: Provides support for the health-related research of scientists who are making a significant contribution to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) and who have no current NIH research project grant funding. The ReWARD program provides funding for both the scientific research and the DEIA activities of investigators. June 5
IMHRO One Mind Rising Star Award: for cutting-edge neuropsychiatric illness research; should not overlap with existing funding. Eligible within first 10 years since starting faculty position. Likely deadline: June 6
NIMH BRAINS R01: must have ESI status; for launching an innovative clinical, translational, basic, or services research program that holds the potential to profoundly transform the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of mental disorders. June 20
Edward Mallinckrodt Scholar Program: must be within 4 years of faculty appointment; high risk/high reward proposal. Limited submission - call for submissions expected: Mid-June. Internal application due: Early July
NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence (1-2 years of postdoc + 3 years of faculty funding)
NIH Parent K99/R00: Transition to faculty. International applicants eligible. 3rd - 4th year postdocs. New: June 12, October 12, February 12. Resubmission: March 12
NIH MOSAIC K99/R00 : Transition to faculty. 3rd - 4th year postdocs under-represented in sciences (all women included). New:June 12, October 12, February 12; Resubmission: March 12, July 12, November 12
NIH BRAIN Initiative K99/R00: Transition to faculty. 3rd - 5th year postdocs under-represented in sciences (all women included). New: June 14, October 13, February 13; Resubmission: July 13, November 14, March 14
NIH HEAL Initiative K99/R00 or HEAL Initiative K99/R00 to Promote Diversity: Transition to faculty. International applicants eligible. Pain and substance use disorder research. 3rd - 4th year postdocs. For diversity track application, must be from a group under-represented in sciences (all women included), and U.S. citizen/permanent resident. New:June 9, October 11, February 9
NIH K01 Career Development Award
NIH/NINDS K01: 2nd - 4th year postdocs. New:June 12, October 12, February 12. Renewal/Resubmission: July 12, November 12, March 12.
NIH Parent K01: 2nd - 5+ year postdocs. New: June 12, October 12, February 12. Renewal/Resubmission: July 12, November 12, March 12.
NIMH R36: Mental health research. Must be: U.S. Citizen/Permanent resident; from a background under-represented in the health sciences (race/ethnicity, disability, disadvantaged background); at the dissertation stage of training (must have an approved dissertation proposal at the time of award). August 10, December 11, April 11
NIDA R36: For substance-use disorder related dissertation research. Must be at the dissertation stage of training (must have an approved dissertation proposal at the time of award). Expected next deadline: June 16
NIH F99/K00 D-SPAN: Blueprint and BRAIN Initiative Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience; must be a U.S. citizen/permanent resident; for grad students from an under-represented backgrounds, with 1.5-2 years left of PhD (typically 3rd or 4th year students). December 15
NIH Diversity Supplement: Salary/stipend support. For all career stages. Deadline varies by funding agency. (Quarterly, monthly, rolling)
The Future in Mind
The Zuckerman Institute Friday Funding monthly email recaps the latest award wins of our researchers and outlines important upcoming grant deadlines.