- The purpose of this Request for Applications (RFA) is to develop and test innovative, informative, and cost-effective study designs and analytical strategies to perform genome-wide association studies on diseases such as those affecting the heart, lung, blood, and sleep. The strategies and tools obtained from this effort will contribute to the use of genome-wide association studies to understand the role of human genetic variation in health and disease.
- The NHLBI intends to commit total costs of $1,800,000 in Fiscal Year 2006 and $5.4 million over three years to fund 5-6 new grants. The NIEHS intends to commit total costs of $500,000 in Fiscal Year 2006 and $1.5 million over three years to fund 1-2 new grants. The NIGMS intends to commit total costs of $300,000 in Fiscal Year 2006 and $0.9 million over three years to fund one new grant. The NHGRI will conduct the peer review of applications and assist in the overall management if the program.
- It is anticipated that there will be up to nine awards.
- An applicant may request a project period of up to three years and a budget for direct costs up to $200,000 per year.
- This funding opportunity will use the NIH Cooperative Agreement (U01) award mechanism.
- Eligible organizations include domestic for-profit or non-profit organizations, public or private institutions (e.g., universities, colleges, hospitals), units of state and local governments, eligible agencies of the federal government, and faith-based or community-based organizations. Both domestic and foreign institutions are eligible to apply.
- Each investigator may submit only one application as a Principal Investigator.
- See Section IV.1 for application materials.
- Telecommunications for the hearing impaired is available at: TTY 301-451-0088
Who can apply:
City Or Township Governments
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Independent School Districts
Native American Organization
Non-Government - General
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
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees
Special District Governments
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Eligible functional categories:
Applied Toxicological Research and Testing
Biomedical Research and Research Training
Blood Diseases and Resources Research
Heart and Vascular Diseases Research
Human Genome Research
Lung Diseases Research
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