Oncology Models Forum (U24)

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Oncology Models Forum (U24): The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to invite Cooperative Agreement (U24) applications that propose to establish and maintain an "Oncology Models Forum". Despite the growing adoption of pre-clinical mouse and human-in-mouse models for translational cancer research, NCI-supported investigators have no comprehensive resource for information to guide generating, validating, and credentialing new models, informing their practical uses, advancing modeling technologies, or providing catalogs of available models resources, programs, and services. The Forum to be supported under this FOA will be expected to fill this gap. The Forum focus is anticipated to be on effective, reliable use of mice, mouse models, and human-in-mouse models in translational cancer research, and other mouse modeling needs that the scientific community identifies. To address these goals, the Forum will be based on an online infrastructure using an existing platform, NCIP Hub. This platform can support, for example, real-time collaborations using shared mouse model and human molecular and genomic datasets and appropriate tools for cross-species analyses, and radiology image files and pathology whole slide images and software for image analysis and annotation, as well as developing and deploying educational materials and videos. The NCI will assist the Forum awardees to leverage and enhance the community-building, research collaboration, and education capabilities of NCIP Hub.
Federal Grant Title: Oncology Models Forum (U24)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Education Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PAR-14-239
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.393, 93.394, 93.395, 93.396
CFDA Descriptions: Cancer Cause and Prevention Research; Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Research; Cancer Treatment Research; Cancer Biology Research
Current Application Deadline: May 1, 2015
Original Application Deadline: May 1, 2015
Posted Date: May 30, 2014
Creation Date: May 30, 2014
Archive Date: Jun 1, 2015
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $750,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
City or township governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Special district governments
State governments
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
County governments
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Independent school districts
Small businesses
Private institutions of higher education
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Other Eligible Applicants include the following:
Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); 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; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are eligible to apply.
Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are allowed.
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