Environmental Influences during Windows of Susceptibility in Breast Cancer Risk (U01)

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Federal Grant Title: Environmental Influences during Windows of Susceptibility in Breast Cancer Risk (U01)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Education Environment Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-ES-09-009
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.113
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Health
Current Application Deadline: Dec 30, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Dec 30, 2009
Posted Date: Oct 23, 2009
Creation Date: Oct 23, 2009
Archive Date: Jan 30, 2010
Total Program Funding: $2,700,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
Purpose. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) issued by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) solicits cooperative agreement grant applications from institutions to conduct basic laboratory or ancillary research projects involving existing populations or clinical studies focused on gene-environment interactions, as well as the molecular mechanisms engaged, during specific windows of susceptibility that have the potential of modifying a womans lifetime risk for developing breast cancer. These activities run in parallel with a limited competition FOA to support ongoing epidemiological investigations as well as a FOA to assume Coordinating Functions for the Breast Cancer and Environment Research Program (BCERP; see RFA-ES-09-008 and RFA-ES-09-010, respectively). The BCERP supports transdisciplinary research on the interactions of environmental factors (including chemical, physical, and social environmental) with genetic factors during windows of susceptibility throughout a womans lifespan that potentially influence breast cancer risk. Each research project is required to partner with a local community-based or advocate organization focused on breast cancer as a concern. Community partners will assist with outreach activities to include, but not limited to, translating and communicating research finding to the public and policy makers as well as building and promoting partnerships among researchers, community members, and other engaged stakeholders. The community partners are expected to participate collaboratively with all the members of the BCERP Network, but especially with existing Community Outreach and Translation Cores associated with the ongoing epidemiologic investigations in supporting communication, outreach, and translation of research findings from the BCERP.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U.S. Territory or Possession.
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