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Transdisciplinary Translational Team (T3) Science Award

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Overview
In recognition of the need to support investigators interested in pursuing large multi-project or multi-investigator grants, the HDFCCC supports the T3 Award planning grant mechanism aimed at fostering transdisciplinary research within the Center. Each award under this mechanism will provide $100,000 for the term of one year for a team of three or more HDFCCC Members or Associate Members to engage in activities necessary for the creation of a successful proposal submission to the National Cancer Institute or other peer-reviewed granting agency for a large-scale, multi-component grant, including grants within the Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) mechanism or program project grants (PPGs).

This T3 Award may be used to offset investigator salaries, preliminary laboratory and clinical studies, use of cores, and a limited amount of travel and meeting expense necessary to bring expert external advisors in to review the team's proposal.

Applications must be received by June 15, 2015.

Applicants will be informed of the committee's selections for the follow-up discussion by July 1, 2015. A final decision will be made by July 15, 2015. Project start date will be August 1, 2015.

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Current Limited Submission Opportunities (Applications through LSO office)
  • LOI Due: June 4:
    UC President's Research Catalyst Award
    Research proposals must involve a minimum of three UC campuses and address topics that have the potential to improve human lives, society, the environment, or the economy, enhance culture and community, or provide other public benefit. Awards are open to all fields and are made on a competitive basis.
  • Koman Research Grants
    • Pre-application Due: June 17:
      Career Catalyst Research Grant
      Applications are open to junior faculty members working at academic institutions who have no more than six years of experience within their faculty appointment Funding Level: Up to $300,000 over 2 years or $450,000 over 3 years.
    • Pre-application Due: June 17:
      Postdoctoral Fellowships (PDF)
      Applications are open to postdoctoral fellows who have completed their doctoral degree and are at academic institutions, no more than 5 years after the date of their degree confirmation, or 5 years after completion of their residency (for physicians). Funding Level: Up to $120,000 over 2 years or $180,000 over 3 years.
    • Pre-application Due: June 17:
      Graduate Training in Disparities Research (GTDR) Grants
      Intended to establish and/or to sustain a training program for graduate students who are seeking careers dedicated to understanding and eliminating disparities in breast cancer outcomes across population groups. Up to $135,000 per year for up to 3 years for a total of $405,000.
  • LOI Due: July 1:
    Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP)
    Research priorities and funding investments are designed to focus on under-funded and emerging critical areas of study in the area of tobacco-related disease and tobacco control research.  All applications must address one or more of the program’s five research priorities: Environmental Exposure, Early Diagnosis, Regulatory Science, Disparities, Cessation, and Neuroscience, Industry Influence
  • Deadline:  July 13:
    VA Care Coordination for Improved Outcomes Challenge 
    A total of $300,000 will be awarded in prizes to the winning ideas for tools and processes that can help give a more holistic view for all treating clinicians focused on the wellness of the patient.
  • Deadline:  Oct 15:
    NIH: Administrative Supplements for Research on Dietary Supplements (Admin Supp)

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