The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to provide resources in support of advancing research on primary immunodeficiency diseases. These resources are currently (1) a registry of individuals with primary immunodeficiency disease; (2) a repository of cells and other materials to aid primary immunodeficiency disease research; and (3) educational opportunities to provide training, disseminate information, and encourage collaborative research on primary immunodeficiency disease. Applicants must propose plans to maintain and improve these resources.
Please submit a two-page letter of intent with a list of all anticipated investigators, description of proposed aims and approach, Biosketch of the PI, and a letter of support from the Dean or Chair to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 PM Thursday, February 6, 2014. This letter of support signifies that the Dean or Chair have ensured that the nominee and application are likely to be of sufficient quality to be competitive nationally. Full proposals are due to the sponsor on 4/17/14, so you will need to have your materials in to the Office of Sponsored Programs by 4/10/14 for processing, if given the go ahead by the Proposal Review Committee.
Investigators who identify a grant, award or fellowship program that restricts the number of applications that can be submitted from an Institution should immediately contact their Chairperson, Associate Dean for Research (or Dean, if no ADR) and the Office of Research (see below) if they intend to prepare a response. Failure to do so, or to meet the deadlines for submission of pre-proposal, will preclude submission of the application through the Office of Sponsored Programs.
For general inquiries, or to request a listing of a limited submission opportunity that should be but is not already listed, please email us at email@example.com.