Pilot and Feasibility Grants: Center
for AIDS Research
Penn Center for AIDS Research (Penn CFAR) seeks applications
pilot program offered through its Developmental Core. Proposals
regarding any aspect of HIV/AIDS clinical care, epidemiology,
virology, immunology, structural biology, vaccine development,
or prevention are considered relevant to the goals of the Developmental
CFAR is especially interested in proposals that bridge programmatic
areas and, in particular, those that bridge clinical investigators
with basic or behavioral scientists. These will be given preference.
Proposals that include an international component also are encouraged.
amount of funding for each grant will be $40,000. Grants
are for a one-year period and are not renewable. It is expected
that funds will be available in July 2004.
members, holding appointments at the CFAR institutions, who meet
one of the following requirements, are invited to apply:
1) New investigators
who never have held extramural support from the NIH.
who have not previously worked in HIV/AIDS.
who have worked in HIV/AIDS who wish to study an area that represents
a significant departure from their currently funded work.
apply: Applications may be downloaded via our web page
located at www.uphs.upenn.edu/aids/PilotGrant05.htm.
Deadline: Monday, March
15, 2004. "Pre-Submission Mentoring" is available
to junior investigators. For information, e-mail Evelyn
Olivieri at firstname.lastname@example.org.
additional information, please contact: Evelyn Olivieri, Executive
Room 353 BRB II/III/6160, phone: (215) 573-7354, e-mail: email@example.com.
Almanac, Vol. 50, No. 19,
January 27, 2004