University of Southern California


PAR-21-075: Research Experience in Genomic Research for Data Scientists (R25)

Slots:                                                     1

Internal Deadline:                             February 19, 2021, 5pm PT

LOI:                                                        30 days prior to application due date

External Deadline:                            May 25, 2021;

Future Recurring Deadlines:         May 25, 2022; May 25, 2023;

Award Type:                                       Grant

Estimated Number of Awards:     Not stated in full RFA.

Anticipated Amount:                       Not stated in full RFA.

Process for Limited Submissions: PIs must submit their application as a Limited Submission through the Office of Research Application Portal: For all competitions mentioned in the digest, select the ‘Limited Submission’ option at the top to submit.

Materials to submit include:

(1) Single Page Proposal Summary (0.5” margins; single-spaced; font type: Arial, Helvetica, or Georgia typeface; font size: 11 pt). Page limit includes references and illustrations. Pages that exceed the 1-page limit will be excluded from review.

(2) CV – (5 pages maximum)

Link to Award:

Who May Serve as PI:                    The PD/PI must be an established investigator with significant research funding from NIH (e.g. multiple research grants, a large center grant, or cooperative agreement, etc.) in genomics data science and capable of providing both administrative and scientific leadership to the development and implementation of the proposed program. The PD/PI will be expected to monitor and assess the program and submit all documents and reports as required.

Purpose:                                              The NIH Research Education Program (R25) supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH.  The overarching goal of this NHGRI R25 program is to support educational activities that encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, to pursue further studies or careers in research.

To accomplish the stated over-arching goal, this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) will support creative educational activities with a primary focus on Research Experiences.

Budgetary Requirements:            Application budgets are limited to $250,000 direct cost per year.

Visit our Institutionally Limited Submission webpage for more updates and other announcements.