Research
  • Funding for Parkinson’s Protective Factors

    August 16, 2018, 16:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Michael J Fox Foundation has announced new funding opportunities for those researching Parkinson’s Protective Factors. Additionally, the Foundation has four more funding programs currently open. Read about them at https://research.utmb.edu/research-blog.
  • Limited Submission Opportunity

    August 16, 2018, 15:46 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Ted Nash Long Life Foundation out of Waco, Texas supports medical research in a limited opportunity to UTMB researchers. See how to apply at https://research.utmb.edu/research-blog
  • SCI Cafe Offers NIH perspective on Scientific Research

    August 8, 2018, 17:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    JOIN Sci Cafe, Tuesday, August 14th for the next SCI Café to discuss Scientific Research from a National Institutes of Health Perspective with the National Institutes of Health’s David Wilde, PhD, MD, Program Officer, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences.
  • NIH to promote Institutes and Centers through Social Media Campaign

    August 8, 2018, 16:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    Learn what NIH initiative will help you promote your research through social media. #ThisIsNIH
  • Foundation Funding Announcements - Early Career, Instructor, Clinical Fellow and Junior Faculty

    August 8, 2018, 16:04 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover the latest non-government funding opportunities for Early Career, Instructor, Clinical Fellows and Junior Faculty at https://research.utmb.edu/research-blog/
  • Foundation Funding Announcements - Graduate/ Fellowship/ Postdoc/ Med Student

    August 1, 2018, 20:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover the latest foundation funding opportunities for Graduates, Fellows, Postdocs and Med Students at https://research.utmb.edu/research-blog
  • ORCID Reaches 5 Million Milestone

    August 1, 2018, 13:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Do you have an ORCID? Are you making it work for you in the best way possible? See what is recommended at https://research.utmb.edu/research-blog/
  • Gulf Coast Consortia Updates

    August 1, 2018, 11:16 AM by Melodi Moore
    Logo Contest for Annual Data science conference! NanoX Symposium! Regenerative Medicine in Aging Workshop! More! Find out what events UTMB researchers at all career levels can take advantage of this week at the Research Services Blog https://research.utmb.edu/research-blog/
  • Center for Recovery, Physical Activity and Nutrition Lecture July 25

    July 23, 2018, 11:19 AM by Melodi Moore
    Join the Center for Recovery, Physical Activity and Nutrition Lecture for a special guest lecture entitled Exercise Guidance After a Cancer Diagnosis: Evidence and Logistics. Find out more at the Research Services Blog https://www.utmb.edu/research/research-blog.
  • NIH Issues Guidance on Delayed Enforcement and Short-Term Flexibilities for Some Requirements Affecting Prospective Basic Science Studies Involving Human Participants.

    July 20, 2018, 12:26 PM by Melodi Moore
    NIH issued a new notice today which delays enforcement of registration of human subjects in basic science studies. Read the latest notice and the COGR response here https://research.utmb.edu/research-blog.
  • Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Seeks Visiting IBD Research Fellows

    July 13, 2018, 11:36 AM by Melodi Moore
    The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation is offering a Visiting IBD Research Fellowship for junior faculty and fellows. Find out more at the Research Services Blog. https://www.utmb.edu/research/research-blog
  • Gulf Research Program & Sea Grant Collaborate on Regional Oil Spill Preparedness Workshops

    July 10, 2018, 11:26 AM by Melodi Moore
    The Gulf Research Program is collaborating with the Sea Grant Oil Spill Science Outreach Program to convene a series of regional workshops aimed at improving community preparedness for future oil spills. Find out more at https://www.utmb.edu/research/research-blog
  • CDMRP Open Opportunities for Prostrate Cancer and Parkinson's Research

    July 9, 2018, 17:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Opportunities are NOW OPEN from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) through the Department of Defense (DoD) in the areas of Parkinson's Disease and Prostate Cancer. Go to https://www.utmb.edu/research/research-blog to learn more.
  • DoD CDMRP PASA Consortium Funding Opportunities Released

    July 9, 2018, 17:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Pharmacotherapies for Alcohol and Substance Abuse (PASA) Consortium and the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) Alcohol and Substance Abuse Disorders Research Program (ASADRP) recently announced 2018 Research Funding Opportunities. Go to https://www.utmb.edu/research/research-blog to learn more.
  • Funding Opportunities from Crohns & Colitis Foundation

    July 9, 2018, 16:15 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation continues to accelerate research focused on priority areas to address unmet clinical needs in IBD. With that goal, the Foundation has launched two new research initiatives. Go to https://www.utmb.edu/research/research-blog to learn more.
  • CDMRP Issues Program Pre-Announcements

    June 20, 2018, 17:17 PM by Melodi Moore
    Find out which research programs the CDMRP will announce available funding for later this summer.
  • CDMRP Open Opportunities for Hearing Restoration & Spinal Cord Injuries

    June 20, 2018, 10:56 AM by Melodi Moore
    Opportunities are NOW OPEN from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) through the Department of Defense (DoD) in the areas of Hearing Restoration and Spinal Cord Injury.
  • Gulf Coast Consortia Updates

    June 8, 2018, 18:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Research Mentors, Data Integrity, Antimicrobial Resistance and Using Genome-scale models of metabolism are just a few of the items featured in this week's Gulf Coast Consortia update. Find out what events UTMB researchers at all career levels can take advantage of this week.
  • Whose Grant is it Anyway?

    June 8, 2018, 17:15 PM by Melodi Moore
    Mike Lauer, NIH’s Deputy Director for Extramural Research, Discusses Responsibilities for Investigators, Institutions After a Grant Award
  • From the Desk of David W. Niesel, PhD

    June 8, 2018, 15:57 PM by Melodi Moore
    Find out what Dr. Niesel has to say about the recently distributed shipping policy changes!
  • Texas Advanced Computing Center - Summer Newsletter

    June 4, 2018, 19:19 PM by Melodi Moore
    Learn what the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) is offering to help you move your research into the BIG DATA realm.
  • CDMRP Open Opportunities for Autism, Neurofibromatosis, Prostate Cancer, and Tuberous Sclerosis

    May 23, 2018, 18:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    Opportunities are NOW OPEN from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) through the Department of Defense (DoD) in the areas of Autism, Neurofibromatosis, Prostate Cancer, and Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Gulf Coast Consortia Updates

    May 23, 2018, 18:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Gulf Coast Consortia is a collaboration of basic and translational scientists, researchers, clinicians and students in the quantitative biomedical sciences who help advance the region’s scientific progress through participation in joint training and research programs, utilization of shared equipment and core facilities, and the exchange of scientific knowledge. Each week the UTMB Research Resources Blog communicates the events that UTMB researchers at all career levels can take advantage of by attending and/or presenting. Read TODAY what is happening in our research neighborhood.
  • New NIH T32 Stipend Levels

    May 23, 2018, 17:25 PM by Melodi Moore
    NIH has established the stipend levels for FY18 in Notice NOT-OD-18-175.
  • John Sealy Memorial Endowment Fund for Biomedical Research

    May 19, 2018, 12:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    The John Sealy Memorial Endowment Fund for Biomedical Research was established in 1984 by the Sealy & Smith Foundation to promote biomedical research at UTMB.
  • ANNOUNCEMENT, FALL 2018 UTMB HEALTH TECHNOLOGY COMMERCIALIZATION PROGRAM

    May 18, 2018, 16:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Technology Commercialization Program (TCP) provides seed funds to support the commercialization of discoveries created at the UTMB Health. The funds for this program are made available from the UTMB Health President’s Royalty Fund. Through a partnership between the Chief Research Office and The Office of Technology Transfer, this program is usually offered twice a year in the fall and spring. The distribution of funds will be handled by the Office of Sponsored Programs.
  • IHII FY2019 Pilot Research Grant Program

    May 18, 2018, 15:47 PM by Melodi Moore
    The purpose of the IHII Pilot Research Grant Program is to stimulate the development of new research initiatives in strategic areas of infectious diseases and immunology designed to exploit new opportunities and strengthen overall IHII programs and goals.
  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation RFP for Flu Vaccine Development

    May 15, 2018, 11:32 AM by Melodi Moore
    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is launching the "Universal Influenza Vaccine Development Grand Challenge". Find out what the Foundation seeks to fund.
  • CDMRP Open Opportunities for Bone Marrow Failure, Cancer, Gulf War Illness, Lung Cancer, Medical Research and Multiple Sclerosis

    May 15, 2018, 10:35 AM by Melodi Moore
    The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) through the Department of Defense (DoD) has announced open funding opportunities in the research areas of Bone Marrow Failure, Cancer, Lung Cancer, Multiple Sclerosis, Gulf War Illness and Medical Research.
  • Pew offers Second Award for Cancer Research

    April 30, 2018, 17:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    Assistant professors with a focus on cancer research have the opportunity to apply for a national competition to fund their research. Find out how to apply for the Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research Program award.
  • CPRIT Announces New Seed Award for Early-Stage Oncology Startups

    April 30, 2018, 16:49 PM by Melodi Moore
    Today, the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) is unveiling a new award mechanism targeting early-stage oncology startup companies. Under this program, known as the Seed Award, companies can apply for up to $3 million in nondilutive funding to support development of innovative cancer therapeutics, diagnostics or tools.
  • Two Limited Award Opportunities for Early Career Scientists

    April 29, 2018, 20:12 PM by Melodi Moore
    Assistant professors in a bioscience/medical field have the opportunity to apply for two national competitions to fund their research. Find out how to apply for the Searle Scholars Program and/or the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences.
  • GCC Invites Attendees and Abstracts to Mental Health Research Symposium

    April 27, 2018, 10:39 AM by Melodi Moore
    Register for the upcoming 1st Annual GCC Mental Health Research Symposium sponsored by the GCC Mental Health Research Cluster. The Symposium will take place on May 18th at the Bioscience Research Collaborative at 6500 Main Street, Houston, TX.
  • UTMB Research Day Schedule Announced and Registration is Open

    April 20, 2018, 06:00 AM by Melodi Moore
    Join your UTMB research community in celebrating and showcasing the work of UTMB scientists. Register and view the schedule for UTMB's Inaugural Research Day.
  • T1-T4 IN 3 Competition

    April 19, 2018, 20:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Are you a UTMB graduate student or postdoctoral fellow? Do you think you can explain your research, in layman’s terms…in less than three minutes? Would you like to win money?
  • NIH Offering Expansions to include Alzheimer’s disease

    April 19, 2018, 15:19 PM by Melodi Moore
    NIH is inviting applications to expand existing awards from most ICs that are not currently focused on Alzheimer’s disease (AD) ...
  • MD Anderson Uterine SPORE Career Enhancement and Developmental Research (Pilot Project) Announced

    April 19, 2018, 10:01 AM by Melodi Moore
    The MD Anderson Gynecologic SPORE for Uterine Cancers Career Enhancement Program and Developmental Research (Pilot Project) Program are now soliciting applications for the 2018-2019 award year.
  • Funding Announcements - Multi-Level Research including Tenured Investigators

    April 12, 2018, 10:55 AM by Melodi Moore
    Opportunities for Tenured Faculty along with multi-level faculty are provided by GrantScoop, a hand-curated, updated database of funding opportunities for research scientists with 19 independent search parameters to help you extract funding opportunities specific to your needs.
  • Gulf Coast Consortia Updates

    April 11, 2018, 18:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Gulf Coast Consortia is a collaboration of basic and translational scientists, researchers, clinicians and students in the quantitative biomedical sciences who help advance the region’s scientific progress through participation in joint training and research programs, utilization of shared equipment and core facilities, and the exchange of scientific knowledge. Each week the UTMB Research Resources Blog communicates the events that UTMB researchers at all career levels can take advantage of by attending and/or presenting. Read TODAY what is happening in our research neighborhood.
  • PCORI Update and Funding Opportunities

    April 11, 2018, 16:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    PCORI was established to fund research that can help patients and those who care for them make better-informed decisions about the healthcare choices they face every day, guided by those who will use that information. Find out about 2018 Plans and new funding announcements.
  • CDMRP Open Opportunities for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research

    April 11, 2018, 15:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program (ALSRP) is guided by a vision to improve treatment and find a cure for ALS, also known as "Lou Gehrig's disease". Through its award mechanisms and funding recommendations, the ALSRP specifically supports innovative preclinical research targeting development of new therapeutics for ALS.
  • Foundation Funding Announcements - Early Career, Instructor, Clinical Fellow and Junior Faculty

    April 4, 2018, 18:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover the latest non-government funding opportunities for Early Career, Instructor, Clinical Fellows and Junior Faculty
  • Foundation Funding Announcements - Graduate/ Fellowship/ Postdoc/ Med Student

    April 4, 2018, 16:36 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover the latest foundation funding opportunities for Graduates, Fellows, Postdocs and Med Students
  • 2018 John S. Dunn Foundation Collaborative Research Award RFA

    April 4, 2018, 11:30 AM by Melodi Moore
    The John S. Dunn Foundation Collaborative Research Award Program designed as a seed grant program to build the collaborative environment of the Bioscience Research Collaborative (BRC) and the interdisciplinary and interinstitutional culture of the Gulf Coast Consortia. As a part of the GCC, UTMB researchers are invited to pair with a BRC researcher on a new project and apply for funding.
  • Searle Scholars Program names 15 scientists as Searle Scholars for 2018

    April 3, 2018, 14:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    The 2018 Class of Searle Scholars has been announced. Are you a new faculty member who has an innovative, creative idea that you would like to see funded> The Searle Scholar program may be for you.
  • Cures Within Reach Funding Opportunity

    April 3, 2018, 13:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover the two Requests for Proposals (RFPs) Cures Within Reach has open.
  • FY 2018 Allocations to NIH Centers and Institutes

    April 3, 2018, 12:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    See the allocations across NIH Centers and Institutes and how they compared to the Administration requests and House and Senate budget bills.
  • Gulf Coast Consortia

    March 29, 2018, 17:28 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Gulf Coast Consortia is a collaboration of basic and translational scientists, researchers, clinicians and students in the quantitative biomedical sciences who help advance the region’s scientific progress through participation in joint training and research programs, utilization of shared equipment and core facilities, and the exchange of scientific knowledge. Each week the UTMB Research Resources Blog communicates the events that UTMB researchers at all career levels can take advantage of by attending and/or presenting. Read TODAY what is happening in our research neighborhood.
  • Invitation to Register for Symposium on Metabolism of Infectious Diseases

    March 28, 2018, 17:37 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Infectious Disease Research Center at Colorado State University is sponsoring a seminar highlighting The Metabolism of Infectious Diseases . Registration and more information are provided.
  • PCORI Requests Panelists for Advisory Panels

    March 27, 2018, 20:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    PCORI has requested for applications or nominations for one of the five PCORI's five advisory panels. Find out how to apply inside the Blog.
  • FY 18 Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs Pre-Announcements

    March 27, 2018, 17:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Department of Defense notified the research community of recently released pre-announcements for programs managed by the Department of Defense (DOD) office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) to allow investigators time to plan and develop ideas for submission to the anticipated FY18 funding opportunities.
  • CDMRP Open Opportunities for Medical Research and Development

    March 27, 2018, 16:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Defense Health Agency, Research, Development, and Acquisition (DHA RDA) Directorate manages and executes the Defense Health Program (DHP) Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) appropriation. The intent of the CRII is to foster intramural research aimed at protecting, supporting, and advancing the health and welfare of military personnel, families, and communities while supporting the development of military researchers and building Military Health System (MHS) research capabilities.Read what opportunities are offered this year.
  • CDMRP Open Opportunities for Breast Cancer

    March 27, 2018, 15:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) challenges the scientific community to design research that will address the urgency of ending breast cancer. Specifically, the BCRP seeks to accelerate high-impact research with clinical relevance, encourage innovation and stimulate creativity, and facilitate productive collaborations.
  • New Documentary Featuring UTMB Researchers Debuts Thursday

    March 27, 2018, 11:15 AM by Melodi Moore
    The SCIENCE Channel is featuring UTMB researchers Dr. Thomas Ksiazek and Dr. Thomas Geisbert in the third of a 3-part series featuring Invisible Killers. Preceded by segments on Influenza and Smallpox, Ebola and the "looks back at the perfect storm of the 2014 West African outbreak".
  • Gulf Coast Consortia Update

    March 21, 2018, 10:54 AM by Melodi Moore
    The Gulf Coast Consortia is a collaboration of basic and translational scientists, researchers, clinicians and students in the quantitative biomedical sciences who help advance the region’s scientific progress through participation in joint training and research programs, utilization of shared equipment and core facilities, and the exchange of scientific knowledge. Each week the UTMB Research Resources Blog communicates the events that UTMB researchers at all career levels can take advantage of by attending and/or presenting. Read TODAY what is happening in our research neighborhood.
  • UT Health Houston Announces Short-Term High-Impact Research in Occupational Safety and Health

    March 20, 2018, 16:57 PM by Melodi Moore
    The SWCOEH (www.swcoeh.org) sponsors a Pilot/Small Projects Research Training Program to improve workplace health and safety. The SWCOEH is a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Education and Research Center at the UTHealth School of Public Health (Grant No. T42 OH008421). The goal of this program is to provide support to new investigators and attract established investigators to the field of occupational health and safety, ultimately leading to new externally-funded research. Project Principal Investigators should be full-time faculty or doctoral students within Public Health Region 6 (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas). Read where to find detailed information on the application procedures, deadline for applications, and application forms.
  • Military Health System Research Symposium Accepting Abstracts

    March 14, 2018, 15:45 PM by Melodi Moore
    Only THREE days left to submit your 2018 Military Health System Research Symposium Abstracts. The symposium is the premier meeting for presenting new scientific knowledge resulting from military-relevant research and development. Learn how to submit your abstract today!
  • CPRIT Updates Policies

    March 14, 2018, 12:55 PM by Melodi Moore
    CPRIT has updated the Grantee Policies and Procedures Guide. Discover what has changed.
  • Principal Investigators, Delegate!

    March 13, 2018, 13:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    Are you aware that Investigators can delegate authority for certain tasks within eRA Commons? Read what tasks can be delegated and to whom.
  • New NIH Salary Cap Announced

    March 13, 2018, 09:21 AM by Melodi Moore
    The Office of Personnel Management has recently released new salary levels for the Executive Pay Scale. Read how this new cap will affect your current and future NIH funding.
  • Gulf Consortia announces Antimicrobial Resistance Seminar Series

    March 12, 2018, 19:44 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Gulf Coast Consortia invites researchers at UTMB to the Antimicrobial Resistance Seminar that will feature Sara Cosgrove from Johns Hopkins, followed by a stewardship panel discussion with State and Local Health Department officials. Learn more details in the announcement.
  • CPRIT Proposes Rule Changes

    March 9, 2018, 17:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee approved proposed changes to current rules. See how the proposed rule changes may affect current and future CPRIT funding.
  • Funding Announcements - NIH R01s

    March 9, 2018, 16:14 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover the newest R01 Research Grants announced by NIH
  • NIH - FY 2017 By the Numbers

    March 7, 2018, 17:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Dr. Michael Lauer is NIH's Deputy Director for Extramural Research, serving as the principal scientific leader and advisor to the NIH Director on the NIH extramural research program.
  • Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Announced

    March 7, 2018, 16:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    See what projects the Gates Foundation is looking to fund in Spring 2018.
  • GrantsWatch

    March 7, 2018, 15:07 PM by Melodi Moore
    Investigators at UTMB receive grant awards weekly. Those awards are reported through the GrantsWatch on the Research Resources Blog.
  • Funding Announcements - Multi-Level Research including Tenured Investigators

    March 6, 2018, 17:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover the latest funding opportunities for Multi-Level Research including Tenured Investigators
  • Funding Announcements - Early Career, Instructor, Clinical Fellow and Junior Faculty

    March 6, 2018, 15:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover the latest funding opportunities for Early Career, Instructor, Clinical Fellows and Junior Faculty
  • Funding Announcements - Graduate/ Fellowship/ Postdoc/ Med Student

    March 6, 2018, 13:32 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover the latest funding opportunities for Graduates, Fellows, Postdocs and Med Students
  • Applications Being Published Soon for BRASH1801

    March 5, 2018, 12:04 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH) plans to issue a topic-driven call for proposals on or about March 9th, 2018.
  • GCC Update

    March 5, 2018, 10:57 AM by Melodi Moore
    Check out what is happening this week with the Gulf Coast Consortia.
  • Submit Instrumentation Grant pre-proposals

    March 2, 2018, 14:03 PM by Heidi Lutz
    Researchers planning on submitting applications to the Instrumentation Grant program must obtain approval via a pre-proposal process. The deadline for pre-proposals is March 9.
  • Upcoming Grantee Training Webinar - An Overview of CPRIT Grantee Reporting

    February 27, 2018, 17:03 PM by Melodi Moore
    Join CPRIT for a webinar designed to support current grantees in successfully navigating compliance and reporting requirements. The training will include an overview of required reporting, recent administrative rule changes, common reporting errors, and a Q&A with staff.
  • NSF announces NEW Way to Submit Proposals

    February 27, 2018, 10:03 AM by Melodi Moore
    Be among the first to see the NEW Research.gov proposal submission process. Preview and review the new capabilities before the April 30, 2018 start date.
  • Doing Human Subject Research? Changing NIH Policies Impacting You.

    February 23, 2018, 17:09 PM by Melodi Moore
    Do you have questions about how the changing NIH policies may impact your human subjects research? See a graphic explanation and who on campus can help.
  • My NCBI Class

    February 21, 2018, 17:08 PM by Melodi Moore
    Learn how to use My NCBI to ensure that your Progress and Final reports are compliant with this class.
  • Gulf Coast Consortia Updates

    February 14, 2018, 17:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Check out what is happening this week with the Gulf Coast Consortia.
  • ITS - Mentoring Matters

    February 13, 2018, 17:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Mentoring Matters - Learn Why!
  • ConTex Proposals Due Friday, February 16

    February 13, 2018, 16:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    FRIDAY is the deadline for the UT System sponsored ConTex Postdoctoral Fellowship and Collaborative Research Grant Program. If you have collaborators from Mexico, this is the program for you.
  • USAMRMC Regenerative Medicine Stakeholders Meeting April 11-12, 2018

    February 13, 2018, 16:18 PM by Melodi Moore
    Be a part of the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)'s planning, programming, budgeting and execution oversight of biomedical research programs to develop knowledge and materiel products to reconstruct, rehabilitate, and provide definitive care for injured Service members. Attend the Stakeholder Meeting.
  • PCORI Deadlines coming up

    February 6, 2018, 14:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    PCORI LOIs are due February 13 for open opportunities.
  • CPRIT Adds New Area of Emphasis for Funding

    February 6, 2018, 12:13 PM by Melodi Moore
    See what new Emphasis CPRIT is looking for in their Individual Investigator Research Awards. Register for the webinar using the link enclosed.
  • Funding Announcements NIH & NSF

    February 5, 2018, 15:58 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover what funding opportunities are currently available from the NSF and NIH
  • ASCB FRED Grant Writing Mentoring Program Accepting Applications

    February 2, 2018, 14:44 PM by Melodi Moore
    Junior faculty or senior postdocs - LEARN how to write the most effective proposal to fund your research through individualized assistance
  • Eppley Foundation Offers Opportunity for Novel Research

    February 2, 2018, 14:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    Are you a Senior level investigator with a novel project that is not eligible from a conventional source such as NIH, NSF or a similar state or federal agency? The Eppley Foundation may be the answer. The foundation supports advanced, novel, scientific research by PhDs or MDs with an established record of publication in their specialties.
  • Comprehensive Clinical Research Training Upcoming Dates

    February 2, 2018, 14:02 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Office of Clinical Research offers Comprehensive Clinical Research Training for investigators, coordinators and research nurses. The full-day training covers all aspects of conducting clinical research on campus, including best practices and UTMB policies.
  • Funding Announcements - Multi Level PI (except Tenured/Sr. Level PI)

    January 29, 2018, 17:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover the latest funding opportunities for Multiple level investigators, excluding Tenured or Senior Investigators.
  • Funding Announcements - Tenured Investigators and Multi-Level PIs

    January 29, 2018, 16:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover the latest funding opportunities for Tenured Investigators and Multi-Level PIs in all research fields.
  • Funding Announcements - Early Career, Instructor, Clinical Fellow and Junior Faculty

    January 29, 2018, 15:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover the latest funding opportunities for Early Career, Instructor, Clinical Fellows and Junior Faculty
  • Funding Announcements - Graduate/ Fellowship/ Postdoc/ Med Student

    January 29, 2018, 13:35 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover the latest funding opportunities for Graduates, Fellows, Postdocs and Med Students
  • JSMEF Seeks Applications for Bridging Grant & Data Acquisition Grant Programs

    January 25, 2018, 09:24 AM by Melodi Moore
    The John Sealy Memorial Endowment Fund for Biomedical Research is accepting applications for the Bridging Grant Program and Data Acquisition Grant Program. See who is eligible, how to apply and who to contact.
  • GCC Updates

    January 24, 2018, 13:19 PM by Melodi Moore
    Check out what is happening this week with the Gulf Coast Consortia.
  • PCORI Updates

    January 23, 2018, 14:02 PM by Melodi Moore
    Discover where and how to apply for the latest PCORI Eugene Washington Engagement awards and see how to submit successful proposals.
  • CPRIT Newest Funding Opportunities

    January 22, 2018, 14:15 PM by Melodi Moore
    See what funding opportunities CPRIT is offering for your Cancer research.
  • Gulf Coast Consortia Updates

    January 18, 2018, 06:00 AM by Melodi Moore
    Find out what the Gulf Coast Consortia is offering for training, conferences, etc.
  • 2018 MHSRS Call For Abstracts - 16 Jan 2018- 16 March 2018

    January 17, 2018, 18:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Be part of the Department of Defense’s premier scientific meeting. Submit an abstract before the deadline.
  • Gulf Research Programs Education Projects

    January 17, 2018, 15:43 PM by Melodi Moore
    Apply for up to $3 million in grants for education projects Empower the next generation of informed citizens, scientists, engineers, and decision-makers to address the socio-environmental challenges and opportunities facing their local communities. Up to $3 million in grants is available to support efforts to increase the scientific and environmental literacy and problem-solving skills of children and youth, with a focus on service-, project-, or problem-based learning opportunities in areas relevant to our initiatives. Don’t miss this opportunity! Submit your letter of intent by February 14 at 5:00 p.m. ET.
  • Graduate Women in Science Research Fellowships

    January 4, 2018, 13:24 PM by Melodi Moore
    Graduate Women in Science Research Fellowships offers small financial awards to deserving women involved in STEM activities.
  • Gulf Coast Consortia Update

    January 3, 2018, 16:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    Find out what the Gulf Coast Consortia is offering for training, conferences, etc.
  • Funding Announcements - Non Federal

    December 22, 2017, 14:45 PM by Melodi Moore
  • L’ORÉAL USA FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE

    December 15, 2017, 16:47 PM by Melodi Moore
    70% of L’Oréal’s global scientific workforce are women. The For Women in Science program was created out of a simple belief: the world needs science, and science needs women because women in science have the power to change the world. The Fellowship program is now accepting applications.
  • GCC Updates

    December 14, 2017, 12:51 PM by Melodi Moore
    Find out what the Gulf Coast Consortia is offering for training, conferences, etc.
  • URGENT: NineSigma Seeks Proposals for Technology

    December 13, 2017, 17:16 PM by Melodi Moore
    NineSigma is representing a major consumer healthcare company, invites proposals for a technology that can be applied to an existing drug product, so that it will allow a user to take a medication at bedtime but it will not start to have an effect until just before the user wakes. It should delay the drug release for a minimum of four hours and be suitable for use with either tablets or powder-containing capsules.
  • UTMB Faculty Authors Altmetric Top 100

    December 12, 2017, 14:55 PM by Melodi Moore
    UTMB Professor's publication scores in the Top 100 Altmetric Articles of 2017.
  • PCORI Funding Announcements

    December 5, 2017, 17:07 PM by Melodi Moore
    PCORI has announced new funding opportunities.
  • NSF Policy Webinar Scheduled

    December 4, 2017, 16:13 PM by Melodi Moore
    The new NSF proposal preparation and submission guidelines go into effect on January 29, 2018. Register NOW to find out how these will affect your research proposals.
  • Gulf Research Program Seeking Fellows for 2018

    December 4, 2017, 11:24 AM by Melodi Moore
    The Gulf Research Program which works to enhance oil system safety and the protection of human health and the environment in the Gulf of Mexico and other U.S. outer continental shelf areas is seeking early career research and science policy fellows for the 2018 academic year.
  • Funding Announcements - Non Federal

    November 29, 2017, 16:46 PM by Melodi Moore
    Non- Federal funding opportunities posted by career level and research interests
  • Important - CenterPoint Scheduled Power Shutdown to Medical Research, Basic Science, and Levin Hall

    November 29, 2017, 11:37 AM by Melodi Moore
    Medical Research, Basic Science, and Levin Hall will all experience a complete electrical shut-down TONIGHT at 7:00 pm. Learn how you should prepare your offices and labs.
  • GCC Updates

    November 21, 2017, 16:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    Find out what the Gulf Coast Consortia is offering for training, conferences, etc.
  • CDMRP: Peer Support Program (PSP)Translational Research Award

    November 14, 2017, 11:51 AM by Melodi Moore
    Applications to support examinations of efficacy and DoD FY17 PHTBIRP Peer Support Program (PSP) Translational Research Award 6 effectiveness of peer-to-peer support interventions to translate and integrate content into the everyday routines of SMs to enhance psychological health readiness and mitigate negative behavioral health issues including suicide behaviors.
  • Caspar Wistar Fellows Program

    November 14, 2017, 11:35 AM by Melodi Moore
    The Caspar Wistar Fellows Program (Program) will recruit TWO exceptional post-doctoral fellows as independent investigators, creating a springboard for the Caspar Wistar Fellows (Fellows) to facilitate a subsequent faculty appointment and join the next generation of scientific leaders.
  • Did You Know: New NIH (Grants.Gov) Forms Start January 25, 2018

    November 13, 2017, 07:00 AM by Melodi Moore
    See what you can expect with the new Grants.Gov FORMS - E applicable for all grants after January 25, 2018.
  • Active CDMRP Opportunities

    November 9, 2017, 16:42 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) through the Department of Defense (DoD) offers funding for programs in several programs.
  • Did You Know: PMC Supplementary Data Policy Updated

    November 9, 2017, 10:46 AM by Melodi Moore
    Discover what is covered within the new PMC policy on supplementary data - including datasets.. See how easy it is to tag and search for supplementary data in NCBI and more.
  • GCC Updates

    November 8, 2017, 15:56 PM by Melodi Moore
    Find out what the Gulf Coast Consortia is offering for training, conferences, etc.
  • Summer Influuent Report

    October 25, 2017, 09:45 AM by Melodi Moore
    Influuent not only provides information to those looking for information on our researchers, but also provides the campus with information on who is looking at profiles, which devices are used most often, how departments are publishing and much more. See what we did last summer!
  • DHS Launches $300,000 Hidden Signals Challenge

    October 23, 2017, 18:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Biothreats occur when harmful pathogens are either naturally or deliberately released, posing a risk to national security and public health. The Hidden Signals Challenge is a $300,000 prize competition that seeks concepts for novel uses of existing data to uncover emerging biothreats.
  • CPRIT High-Impact/High-Risk (HIHR) Research Awards Proposals Wanted

    October 23, 2017, 17:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    CPRIT HIHR awards are limited opportunity awards with only 10 awards per institute. UTMB has a process for applying for these awards. The process and deadlines are included.
  • GCC Seeks Poster Judges

    October 23, 2017, 12:53 PM by Melodi Moore
  • ConTex Calls for 2018-19 PostDoctoral Research Proposals

    October 23, 2017, 11:16 AM by Melodi Moore
    ConTex announces a call for proposals for postdoctoral fellows at UT System or at Mexican institutions of higher education or research for the 2018-2019 academic year. The objective of the Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is to increase scholarly exchange and collaboration by supporting Mexican postdoctoral scholars at UT System institutions and UT System postdoctoral scholars at Mexican institutions. This call is open to first-time and continuing ConTex Postdoctoral Fellowship applicants.
  • Journal Impact Factors: How they Really Effect Research & Where to find them

    October 13, 2017, 13:42 PM by Melodi Moore
    Journal Impact Factors have been used as metrics for many things for which they were not designed. Learn how to find them and how to use them and what alternate metrics work best.
  • NEW! Research Services ListServ to Debut October 24

    October 13, 2017, 11:00 AM by Melodi Moore
    The NEW! Research Services ListServ debuts October 24. Read how to get access and what new features are offered.
  • BIG News!

    October 11, 2017, 18:05 PM by Melodi Moore
    Look for a very special announcement coming soon for cross campus communications!
  • GrantWatch

    October 11, 2017, 14:43 PM by Melodi Moore
    Investigators at UTMB receive grant awards weekly. Those awards are reported through the GrantsWatch on the Research Resources Blog.
  • PCORI Funding Opportunities

    October 11, 2017, 14:33 PM by Melodi Moore
    PCORI has a new AFib request for applications being administered by the American Heart Association.
  • From the Desk of David W. Niesel, PhD, Chief Research Officer

    October 11, 2017, 14:09 PM by Melodi Moore
    Dr. David W. Niesel, PhD, Chief Research Officer, wanted to make sure the UTMB community knows about this opportunity.
  • GCC Updates - October 11

    October 11, 2017, 14:05 PM by Melodi Moore
    Read all the updates for Gulf Coast Consortia for the week of October 13.
  • 2018 DDCF Clinical Scientist Development Award Competition

    October 9, 2017, 13:58 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Medical Research Program at the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has launched its 2018 competition of the Clinical Scientist Development Award
  • GrantsWatch

    October 9, 2017, 13:38 PM by Melodi Moore
    Investigators at UTMB receive grant awards weekly. Those awards are reported through the GrantsWatch on the Research Resources Blog.
  • GCC Update - October 5

    October 5, 2017, 16:23 PM by Melodi Moore
    Find out what is happening this week and in the future with the Gulf Coast Consortia
  • UPDATE ON LATE APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS (Harvey)

    October 5, 2017, 16:08 PM by Melodi Moore
    Is your NIH Institute allowing for late submission because of Hurricane Harvey? Read what Craig Cassidy, Associate Director, Research Advancement suggests.
  • Forum on Aging Abstract Deadline EXTENDED!!!!

    October 5, 2017, 15:36 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Forum on Aging Poster deadline has been extended to October 9, 2017.
  • New Tool to Help Applicants Find a CSR Study Section

    October 3, 2017, 17:30 PM by Melodi Moore
    Valued as a great tool by researchers across the country, the new Assisted Referral Tool (ART) helps match science to the appropriate CSR study section(s)
  • NIH Loan Repayment Program Application Cycle Open until Nov. 15

    October 3, 2017, 16:40 PM by Melodi Moore
    Learn everything about the NIH Loan Repayment Program. See how to complete and submit an application.
  • NIH Loan Repayment Webinar

    September 25, 2017, 14:36 PM by Melodi Moore
    The NIH Loan Repayment Program is sponsoring an Application Technical Assistance Webinar.
  • Did you Know? New AHRQ “FORMS – E” Are Coming

    September 22, 2017, 11:47 AM by Melodi Moore
    NIH Application forms are changing in January 2018, Check out the changes here.
  • GCC Updates

    September 21, 2017, 06:00 AM by Melodi Moore
    Updates come weekly from the Gulf Coast Consortia.
  • Did You Know: Senate Appropriations Committee Clears Boost to NIH Budget

    September 19, 2017, 12:12 PM by Melodi Moore
    The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has approved a boost to the FY18 budget for NIH.
  • CPRIT Innovations V – Progress on Childhood Cancer Research

    September 18, 2017, 18:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    The 2017 CPRIT Innovations V Conference in Austin this November will be bringing together the greatest minds in Texas who are fighting in the front lines of childhood cancer. See who is presenting, register for the conference and make hotel reservations now!
  • GCC Updates

    September 18, 2017, 17:30 PM by Melodi Moore
  • CDMRP Open and Pre-Announcements

    September 18, 2017, 17:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP)announces open and planned funding opportunities that may be relevant to UTMB researchers.
  • CPRIT Announces Proposed Rules

    September 18, 2017, 16:16 PM by Melodi Moore
    The CPRIT Oversight Committee approved release of proposed changes to current agency rules for public comment. Comments should be submitted no later than October 2, 2017.
  • PCORI Assistance

    September 5, 2017, 15:54 PM by Melodi Moore
    Register NOW! for informational webinars on how to write a successful PCORI Letter of Intent. Especially targeted toward those involved in addiction research.
  • UT Sponsored Clinical Research Conference - POSTPONED

    September 5, 2017, 13:11 PM by Melodi Moore
  • CPRIT Opens Three New RFA's

    August 28, 2017, 11:47 AM by Melodi Moore
    CPRIT's grant application system is now open for three RFAs for the Academic Research program.
  • CPRIT Innovations V Schedule Posted

    August 24, 2017, 14:52 PM by Melodi Moore
    See the entire schedule of the CPRIT Innovations V Cancer Prevention and Research Conference.
  • GCC Updates

    August 21, 2017, 17:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Experience being part of one of the largest research consortia in the world. Gulf Coast Consortia brings seven institutions together for research collaboration opportunities.
  • Grants.gov to Retire Legacy PDF Application Packages at end of 2017

    August 21, 2017, 16:03 PM by Melodi Moore
    What changes are coming in 2018 for your NIH application? Find out from the NIH issued guidance.
  • TREx Program Announced

    August 21, 2017, 15:42 PM by Melodi Moore
  • 2017 Arthur M. Sackler Colloquium - The Science of Science Communication

    August 10, 2017, 18:00 PM by Melodi Moore
    Climate intervention…fracking…vaccines…human genome editing…artificial intelligence. With so many complex, important, and sometimes uncertain scientific issues facing our society, there has never been a more critical time to communicate effectively. The National Academy of Sciences' Sackler Colloquium on the Science of Science Communication III is the premier gathering for researchers, practitioners, content experts, and philanthropists to come together to ensure that evidence-based science communication thrives.
  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund Upcoming Application Deadlines

    August 10, 2017, 16:41 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Burroughs Wellcome Fund's grantmaking strategies support biomedical scientists at the beginning of their careers and areas of science that are poised for significant advancement but are currently undervalued and underfunded.
  • NIH Looking for Genomics Ethical Consideration Studies

    August 8, 2017, 15:56 PM by Melodi Moore
    Several NIH institutes announced funding availability for those interested in studying the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of Genomics Exploratory/Developmental Research
  • PCORI Announces Upcoming Funding Opportunities

    August 8, 2017, 15:56 PM by Melodi Moore
  • Texas Regional CTSA Consortium Presents...

    August 8, 2017, 15:56 PM by Melodi Moore
    Texas Regional CTSA Consortium welcomes Jonathan D. Mahnken PhD, Professor, Department of Biostatistics and Director, Data Management and Statistics Core at the University of Kansas to present a seminar entitled "Evaluating Paired Categorial Data When the Pairing is Lost".
  • NIH/NHGRI Commits $2.6M to Genomic Medicine Trial

    August 8, 2017, 15:56 PM by Melodi Moore
    Three NIH Funding Announcements invite applications to participate in the Implementing Genomics in Practice (IGNITE) II: Pragmatic Clinical Trials Network.
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    Upcoming Grantee Training Webinar - Being a CPRIT Grantee: What You Need To Know

    August 4, 2017, 15:40 PM by Melodi Moore
    Join CPRIT for a webinar designed to support current grantees in successfully navigating compliance and reporting requirements. The training will include an overview of required reporting, recent administrative rule changes, common reporting errors, and a Q&A with staff.
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    Gulf Coast Consortia Update

    August 4, 2017, 15:39 PM by Melodi Moore
    A weekly update from the Gulf Coast Consortia.
  • Understanding and Preparing for Publication Costs

    August 3, 2017, 16:52 PM by Melodi Moore
    Do you include the cost of publications in your proposal budget? How do you know how much to include? Associate Director, Research Advancement Craig Cassidy explains and includes a helpful list of publication costs for those journals UTMB researchers publish in most often.
  • Winter Institute for Study Design & Protocol Development - Save the Date

    August 3, 2017, 09:12 AM by Melodi Moore
    Save the date for the Winter Institute for Study Design & Protocol Development sponsored by UT MD Anderson
  • Technology Commercialization Program Awardee Presentations

    August 3, 2017, 09:11 AM by Melodi Moore
    Attend and hear exciting updates from projects funded by our TCP pilot program, which provides seed funds to support the commercialization of discoveries created at UTMB.
  • 21st Annual Forum on Aging Poster Session - Save the Date

    August 3, 2017, 09:11 AM by Melodi Moore
  • Beckman Young Investigators Program-Life Sciences Research

    August 2, 2017, 15:38 PM by Melodi Moore
    The Beckman Young Investigator (BYI) Program provides research support to the most promising young faculty members in the early stages of their academic careers in the chemical and life sciences, particularly to foster the invention of methods, instruments and materials that will open up new avenues of research in science.
  • Funding Announcements - Non Federal

    August 2, 2017, 12:29 PM by Melodi Moore
  • UTMB Health Technology Commercialization Program Fall 2017

    August 2, 2017, 08:20 AM by Melodi Moore
    The Technology Commercialization Program (TCP) provides seed funds to support the commercialization of discoveries created at the UTMB Health.
  • NIH Paylines and Success Rates 2017

    August 1, 2017, 12:26 PM by Melissa Harman
    NIH just updated paylines on May 23, 2017 click to see those updates.

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