NIH: xTRACT: An Easier Way to Complete Training Tables for Your Grant Application or Progress Report

see NIH notice The xTRACT module, accessible via eRA Commons, helps applicants and grantees create training data tables for institutional training grant applications and progress reports (RPPRs). xTRACT can save investigators and administrators … [Continue reading]

How Criterion Scores Predict the Overall Impact Score and Funding Outcomes for National Institutes of Health Peer-Reviewed Applications

report Abstract Understanding the factors associated with successful funding outcomes of research project grant (R01) applications is critical for the biomedical research community. R01 applications are evaluated through the National Institutes … [Continue reading]

NIH Regional Conference Chicago October 26

Should  we organize a group trip from Missouri S&T? Who's interested? Join Us in Chicago to Learn About NIH Program Funding and Grants Administration Posted on July 28, 2016 by Mike Lauer In the spring, I attended my first NIH Regional … [Continue reading]

Webinar on Plant Genome Editing and Engineering

Dear colleagues FYI…some of you may be interested in this free webinair about genome editing…note that one of MU’s own is participating.  The subject matter is plants but, of course, the methods are really generic. Sign up is free and currently … [Continue reading]


The Obama administration's BRAIN Initiative "has already catalyzed more than $1.5 billion in public and private funds," the White House says. Altogether more than $500 million has come from private sources, including "Howard Hughes Medical Institute, … [Continue reading]

project-oversight panels for new projects

SOLICTPanel NominationsFY2017 … [Continue reading]

ARPA-E Fellowships

see PIVOT notice Abstract ARPA-E is looking for the next generation of scientific leaders to help solve the most pressing and exciting challenges in energy. The Fellows assist the agency in identifying possible breakthrough energy … [Continue reading]

U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund

see PIVOT notice  $300,000 Abstract This program is focused on the development of U.S. manufacturing, with the specific goal of making it more feasible and competitive to make consumer goods in the USA. The Fund is designed to provide grants … [Continue reading]

CIES/RE-CAST to host webinar Aug. 12

July 20, 2016 by Peter Ehrhard The Center for Infrastructure Engineering Studies (CIES) and the Research on Concrete Applications for Sustainable Transportation (RE-CAST) University Transportation Center invites the campus community to attend … [Continue reading]

Infographic on Federal Budget

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