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					                                   CVM Funding Opportunities
                                                 October 29, 2010

                                        Limited Submission Dates

Upcoming Limited Submission Program Internal Deadlines

November 4, 2010 Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI)                        National Science Foundation

March 31, 2011      Instrument Development for Biological Research (IDBR)            National Science Foundation

                      Construction                       Jan 25, May 25, Sept 25
                        R01, U01      New                Feb 5, June 5, Oct 5
                          R01         Resubmit           March 5, July 5, Nov 5
                        R03,R21       New                Feb 16, June 16, Oct 16
                          R21         Resubmit           March 16, July 16, Nov 16
                          R15                            Feb 25, June 25, Oct 25


Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute presents visiting scholar seminar series

Call for Nominations for Alumni Award for Research Excellence – deadline November 16, 2010

The Fralin Life Science Institute and VT Graduate School present the… 3rd Annual Technical Writing
Workshop - October 30, 2010

Virginia Tech Scholar of the Week – Jennifer Barrett

ICTAS 2011 Request for Proposals - November 19, 2010 at 5 p.m.

New Proposal Submission Guidelines posted

New Project Authorization Notice (PAN) system to be released on November 8

Federal Research Priorities and Budget Webinar November 8-10, 2010
                                              Funding Opportunities

Title:      Small Grants Program for Cancer Epidemiology (R03) PAR-08-237

Sponsor:    National Institutes of Health

Deadline:   November 19, 2010; March 18, 2011; July 22, 2011; November 18, 2011

            This funding opportunity announcement (FOA), issued by the National Cancer Institute (NCI),
            encourages the submission of Small Research Grant (R03) applications for research on cancer
            etiology and epidemiology. The overarching goal of this FOA is to provide support for pilot projects,
Abstract:   testing of new techniques, secondary analyses of existing data, development and validation of
            measurement methods, linkage of genetic polymorphisms with other variables related to cancer risk,
            and development of innovative projects for more comprehensive research in cancer etiology and


Title:      NIH Small Research Grant Program (Parent R03) PA-10-064

Sponsor:    National Institutes of Health

Deadline:   February 16, 2011

            The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Investigator-Initiated Small Grant (R03) funding
            opportunity supports small research projects that can be carried out in a short period of time
            with limited resources. Investigator-initiated research, also known as unsolicited research, is
            research funded as a result of an investigator submitting a research grant application to NIH in
            an investigator's area of interest and competency. All investigator-initiated small grant
            applications described in this announcement will be assigned to NIH Institutes and Centers
Abstract:   (ICs) according to standard Public Health Service (PHS) referral guidelines and specific
            program interests. Investigators are strongly encouraged to consult the list of participating ICs
            and special research interests. The R03 grant mechanism supports different types of projects
            including pilot and feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self -contained
            research projects; development of research methodology; and development of new research
            technology. The R03 is intended to support small research projects that can be carried out in a
            short period of time with limited resources.


Title:      Research

Sponsor:    American Quarter Horse Foundation

Deadline:   December 1, 2010

            The American Quarter Horse Association and American Quarter Horse Foundation encourage the
            submission of a diverse range of research projects related to the health, welfare and utility of the horse,
Abstract:   and of importance to the horse owner and horse industry. Funding decisions will be based on scientific
            merit, clinical application and or potential benefit to the horse and horse industry.
            “Refrigerator Fund” for Equine Head Trauma Research
            Grant funding in the area of equine head trauma is also currently available. Targeted research directed at
            prevention, treatment, diagnostics and hospitalization or prognosis is desired, including evaluation,
            comparison, management and historical or retrospective analysis. Special consideration will be given to
            projects with a collaborative approach between departments or institutions.

            AQHF Young Investigator Award for Equine Research
            Specialized grant funding is currently available for MS or PhD level graduate students or DVM/VMD level
            residency interns. Lead investigators should be graduate or residency students who are currently enrolled
            in a graduate sciences program. Research performed should be monitored by a graduate level advisor,
            major professor or senior faculty PhD or DVM/VMD mentor.


Title:      ACVIM Foundation Clinical Investigation Grants-Chase Away K9 Cancer Fund

Sponsor:    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Foundation

Deadline:   November 30, 2010

            Proposals will be reviewed by the ACVIM Foundation Scientific Review Committee and ad hoc reviewers
            who are experts in the field of individual proposals. This program is intended to encourage studies with
            direct clinical application. Specific criteria used in consideration of proposals will include:
            • Potential of the study to enhance the diagnosis, treatment, and/or prevention of disease in animals.
            • Relevance of the proposal to existing scientific knowledge.
Abstract:   • Feasibility of the study, including likelihood of success in achieving study aims and appropriateness of
            the study design.
            • Qualifications of the investigators, including adequacy of facilities, training record, productivity and other
            available resources.
            • Potential of the study to enhance collaboration among diplomates in private practice and those in


Title:      Grants

Sponsor:    Winn Feline Foundation

Deadline:   December 13, 2010

            Studies applicable to all cats are encouraged. The Winn Feline Foundation is also interested in projects
            that address problems in individual breeds. Although we are interested in all areas of feline health,
            including nutrition and behavior, we also have dedicated funds for research into feline infectious
            peritonitis, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.


Title:      Grant Proposal

Sponsor:    The Virginia Horse Industry Board

Deadline:   March 1, 2011
            The Virginia Horse Industry Board was established in 1994 as the result of legislation and a statewide
            referendum. The 12-member board is responsible for promoting the horse industry in Virginia. Activities of
Abstract:   the board are supported by the Virginia Horse Industry Promotion and Development Fund. Monies in the
            fund are generated by an assessment of $1.50 on each Equine Infectious Anemia (Coggins) sample in
            the state.


Title:      NIOSH Exploratory and/or Developmental Grant Program (R21) PAR-09-139

Sponsor:    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

            February 16, 2011
            June 16, 2011

            The purpose of this grants program is to develop an understanding of the risks and conditions that are
            associated with occupational diseases and injuries, to explore methods for reducing risks and for
Abstract:   preventing or minimizing exposure to hazardous conditions in the workplace, an d to translate
            significant scientific findings into prevention practices and products that will effectively reduce work -
            related illnesses and injuries.


Title:      AHRQ Small Research Grant Program (R03) PAR-10-168

Sponsor:    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

            February 16, 2011
            June 16, 2011

            This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages Small Research Grant (R03) applications,
            and expresses AHRQ portfolio priority areas of interest for ongoing small research projects. The R03
Abstract:   grant mechanism supports different types of health services research projects including pilot and
            feasibility studies; secondary analysis of existing data; small, self-contained research projects;
            development of research methodology; and, development of new research technology.