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August 1, 2014


Our NCI grant supports your Shared Resource use! 
If you use the Shared Resources, it is VERY IMPORTANT to cite this NIH support under grant P30CA023168 for publications that were supported by Shared Resource use. 
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The Master Pilot Grants Calendar FY14-15 is now available.
Visit our Funding for Researchers web pagefor a complete list of funding opportunities.
Questions regarding funding opportunities should be directed toDoug Cuttell.

NIH Transformative Research Awards (R01) LOI Due: September 10, 2014
Application Due: October 10, 2014
Advanced Imaging Center Visitor Program at Janelia Farm Research Campus August 15, 2014
NSF Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) August 27, 2014
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society - Career Development Program September 8, 2014
Purdue EVPRP

Additional Funding Resources:

  • The EVPRP website includes a link entitled Funding Resources. This link includes sections containing Internal and External Funding Resources.  Additionally, there is a link for Search Tools and Alerts.  Those who would like assistance in setting up their Pivot E-mail funding alerts may want to take advantage of our tutorial, which may be found on the Search Tools and Alerts link.
  • The newest issues of Research Development and Grantwriting News.
  • Another resource for corporate and foundation funding opportunities is the University Development Office.  UDO lists funding opportunities here.
Center for Cancer Research Seminar Series
September 11, 2014
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Drug Discovery Research Facility
Lobby Conference Room

Janaiah Kota, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Medical & Molecular Genetics, IUSCC
IUPUI Pancreatic Cancer Signature Center
Experimental & Development Therapeutics
Indiana School of Medicine

"Role of MicroRNA and its Therapeutic Applications in Cancer"
Other Purdue Seminars:
Biochemistry seminar calendar: Click here
Bioinformatics seminar calendar: Click here
Biology seminar calendar:  Click here
Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology seminar calendar: Click here

NIH Director’s Blog Article:
Formula for Innovation: People + Ideas + Time

This article highlights new funding mechanisms being developed at the NIH for sustained investigator support.

Vera Bradley Foundation Scholars Program

Vera Bradley Foundation Scholars program provides funding for two yearsto junior breast cancer scientists (post-docs and young physicians) to work with researchers in the breast cancer program at the IU Simon Cancer Center.  Deadline: September 30

EVPRP Assistance to Grant Writers

Did you know?  Whether you have a small or large size proposal, the Office of Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships (EVPRP, formerly OVPR) grant writers assist faculty in the development of high-value proposals.  If you have questions or would like to request OVPR-funded proposal coordinator services.  From a R21 to a highly-complex multi-departmental and/or inter-institutional collaboration…they’ve got you covered.  Click the link below to learn more about how they assist with your proposal and other resources.

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