Exploratory Center Grants for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research

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Exploratory Center Grants for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research: The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) invites applications for P20 Exploratory Grants that will support multi- investigator teams to conduct research using human embryonic stem cells (HESC). The purpose of this RFA is to encourage and enable basic biologists with little or no prior HESC experience to work with HESC and establish the utility of HESC as a model system by: 1) supporting the development of an institutional infrastructure for research using HESC; 2) encouraging research on the growth and maintenance requirements of HESC; 3) identifying biochemical and molecular markers of HESC; 4) stimulating research that will lead to a better understanding of the unique properties of HESC; and 5) supporting pilot projects that exploit the advantages of HESC as a model system to further the study of fundamental research problems. The source of HESC will be limited to federally approved stem cell lines listed on the NIH Human Embryonic Stem Cell Registry, which can be found at http://escr.nih.gov.
Federal Grant Title: Exploratory Center Grants for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Health Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-GM-03-003
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.859
CFDA Descriptions: Biomedical Research and Research Training
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Mar 13, 2003
Posted Date: Oct 21, 2002
Creation Date: Apr 12, 2003
Archive Date: Apr 12, 2003
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Cost Sharing or Matching: No
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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 Private institutions of higher education Individuals For profit organizations other than small businesses Small businesses Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
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