University of Southern California


PAR-21-074: Mentored Research Experiences for Genetic Counselors (R25)

Slots:                                        1

Internal Deadline:                      January 22, 2021

LOI:                                          April 25, 2021

External Deadline:                     May 25, 2021

Award Type:                              Grant

Estimated Number of Awards:                The number of awards is contingent upon NHGRI appropriations and the receipt of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.

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 should be an established investigator with funded research in fields of genomics such as genomic medicine, ethical, legal, and social issues in genomics, genomic epidemiology, etc. can provide 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 help recruit individuals with specific specialty or disciplinary backgrounds to research careers in biomedical, behavioral and clinical sciences.

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

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

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