Transdisciplinary Cancer Genomics Research: Post-Genome Wide Association (Post-GWA) Initiative (U19)
The summary for the Transdisciplinary Cancer Genomics Research: Post-Genome Wide Association (Post-GWA) Initiative (U19) grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the National Institutes of Health, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Transdisciplinary Cancer Genomics Research: Post-Genome Wide Association (Post-GWA) Initiative (U19): Purpose. The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA), issued by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), is to promote thorough and efficient identification of genomic regions associated with cancer susceptibility. The FOA specifically solicits applications proposing transdisciplinary research projects designed to: a) take advantage of the existing Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS) of cancer by exploiting previously generated initial scan GWAS data; and b) accelerate and coordinate integrative post-GWAS discovery research. To address these goals, each application should consist of two to three component sub-projects closely pertinent to a single unifying research theme. At least one of these sub-projects must address the replication or expansion of prior GWAS findings and at least one sub-project must center on epidemiologic aspects. In addition, biological and/or mechanistic studies complementing and connecting the required sub-projects are strongly encouraged as a third sub-project. The long-term goal is to provide a rigorous knowledge base that would enable clinical translation and public health dissemination of the GWAS findings. It is anticipated that these goals will require collaboration of multi-center teams comprising both epidemiologists and basic scientists.
|Federal Grant Title:||Transdisciplinary Cancer Genomics Research: Post-Genome Wide Association (Post-GWA) Initiative (U19)|
|Federal Agency Name:||National Institutes of Health|
|Grant Categories:||Education Health|
|Type of Opportunity:||Discretionary|
|Funding Opportunity Number:||RFA-CA-09-002|
|Type of Funding:||Cooperative Agreement|
|CFDA Descriptions:||Cancer Cause and Prevention Research|
|Current Application Deadline:||May 29, 2009|
|Original Application Deadline:||May 29, 2009|
|Posted Date:||Jan 12, 2009|
|Creation Date:||Jan 12, 2009|
|Archive Date:||Jun 29, 2009|
|Total Program Funding:||$24,000,000|
|Maximum Federal Grant Award:||$3,000,000|
|Minimum Federal Grant Award:|
|Expected Number of Awards:|
|Cost Sharing or Matching:||No|
- Applicants Eligible for this Grant
- State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - 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: Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; U.S. Territory or Possession.
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