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Biological Response to Environmental Health Hazards
Current Application Deadline:
No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline:
Mar 15, 2006
Oct 07, 2005
Oct 07, 2005
Apr 14, 2006
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- The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) invites applications from qualified institutions for support of Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) Core Centers. These Centers are designed to build infrastructure in the field of environmental health sciences and environmental medicine. A Core Center Grant is an institutional award to support centralized resources and facilities shared by investigators with existing research projects. By providing a Center structure and Core resources this support is intended to enhance the productivity of traditional research grants at the institution, focus investigators on environmental science issues relevant to clinical medicine and public health, and, thereby, improve the health of the community and nation. An EHS Core Center Grant helps to integrate and promote research in existing projects and provides an administrative framework within one or several central themes However, no funds are provid! ed for direct support of research projects, except for pilot projects, recruitment of select new investigators, and research program development. - NIEHS plans to award up to $6 million in FY 2007 to fund three to four grants in response to this RFA. - The EHS Core Centers will use the Center Core Grant (P30) mechanism. - Eligible organizations include public or private organizations such as universities, colleges, hospitals, and laboratories. - Eligible principal investigators are any individuals with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research. - Eligible principal investigators may submit only one application per year. - See Section IV.1 for application materials. - Telecommunications for the hearing impaired is available at: TTY 301-451-0088
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Foreign institutions are not eligible to apply. National laboratories funded by Federal Agencies (Federally-Funded Research and Development Centers , FFRDCs) may not apply. FFRDC employees may cooperate or collaborate with eligible applicants within the limits imposed by applicable legislation and regulations. They may participate in planning, conducting, and analyzing the research directed by the applicant, but may not direct projects on behalf of the applicant organization. The institution, organization, or governance receiving the award may provide funds through its grant from the EPA to an FFRDC for research personnel, supplies, equipment, and other expenses directly related to the research. However, salaries for permanent FFRDC employees may not be provided through this mechanism. The applicant institution may enter into an agreement with a Federal Agency to purchase or utilize unique supplies or services unavailable in the private sector. Examples are purchase of satellite data, census data tapes, chemical reference standards, analyses, or use of instrumentation or other facilities not available elsewhere. A written justification for federal involvement must be included in the application. In addition, an appropriate form of assurance that documents the commitment, such as a letter of intent from the Federal Agency involved, should be included. Potential applicants are uncertain of their eligibility should contact Program staff listed under Section VII.1.