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Funding Opportunity Number:
Sep 09, 2010
Sep 09, 2010
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Jan 14, 2011
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Jan 14, 2011
Feb 14, 2011
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Biomedical Research and Research Training
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
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
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; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) .
National Institutes of Health
Purpose. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) issued by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), National Institutes of Health (NIH), solicits applications that propose genetic, physiological, and ecological studies designed to reveal the basic principles and mechanisms that govern the symbiotic systems dynamics of microbial communities.
Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the NIH Research Project Grant (R01) Information award mechanism.
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. The total amount to be awarded is approximately $2.5 million (total costs). Approximately 5-6 awards are anticipated. Awards issued under this FOA are contingent upon the availability of funds and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.