MCW CORE SERVICE USE FUNDING OPPORTUNITY
Up to ten awards of $3,000. Proposals due February 21, 2013.
Please note that all Cancer Center shared resource facilities and services are eligible.
For more information on Cancer Center shared resources, please visit our Cancer Center Shared Resource Directory or the CTSI’s Resources and Services Directory.
The Office of Research at the Medical College of Wisconsin is requesting applications from MCW or CTSI faculty to facilitate the use of core services at MCW for basic science and translational research projects.
A list of cores for this grant funding mechanism is available on InfoScope at: https://ctsi.mcw.edu/cores/. Only MCW cores are eligible. As many as 10 applications for up to $3000 each will be granted. Prospective applicants are encouraged to contact core service staff (see web site above) prior to the preparation of the application to determine costs and arrange access. Applicants at all stages of their career with or without funding for other projects are encouraged to apply. Please refer below to review criteria for applications.
Application: The application should be no more than two pages in Arial or Helvetica (11 point) with 0.75 inch margin on all sides. References are not included in the two-page limit. The two-page document should contain the following sections:
PI contact information
Specific Aims of the Project
Core Utilization Plan
Anticipated Budget for the Study (all funds must be used for core services)
Leveraging: Emphasize how the data obtained from the current proposal will be vital to obtaining extramural funding for a major research project. Describe if/how core utilization would be important in support of future proposals.
These proposals will not be submitted through eBridge, however regulatory compliance is required. Questions and proposals can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
Review Process: The members of the MCW Core Committee will review the applications. Members of the committee in the same department or division (for larger departments) as the applicant will be excluded from the review process. Review criteria include scientific merit, and potential for future funding (preferentially from NIH/VA/NSF). Scoring of proposals will follow NIH standards. All applicants will receive reviewer comments post-review. Post-review, the Office of Research will inform the successful applicants.
Post Award activity: Each successful applicant must agree to provide follow-up information about grant submissions related to the core support award.
PROPOSALS DUE February 21, 2013
NOTIFICATION OF AWARDS March 22, 2013
FUNDING BEGINS April 1, 2013