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Ford Foundation Fellowship Announcements

Friday, November, 17th, 2017 Funding Opportunities Postdoctoral Research Administration & Development

Through its program of Fellowships, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of Read More

Cancer Related FOAs due in 2018

Monday, November, 13th, 2017 Funding News Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Human Tumor Atlas (HTA) Research Centers (U2C) Through this FOA, the NCI invites cooperative agreement (U2C) applications for HTA Research Centers, a collaborative research initiative that aims to build tumor atlases through the dynamic multiparameter characterizations of cancerous lesions across high-priority cancer types, including those that disproportionally effect minority and underserved patients. The HTA Research Read More

Revised NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide

Thursday, November, 9th, 2017 Funding Opportunities Research Administration & Development

NSF has announced that a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 18-1) has been issued. A webinar to brief the community on the new PAPPG will be held on December 8 at 2 PM EST.  Registration is now available at: The new PAPPG will be effective Read More

Funding for Diet and Physical Activity, Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics, and Probiotic/Prebiotic/Microbiome Research

Thursday, November, 9th, 2017 Funding News Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Diet and Physical Activity Assessment Methodology (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages innovative research to enhance the quality of measurements of dietary intake and physical activity. Applications submitted under this FOA are encouraged to include development of: novel assessment approaches; better methods to evaluate instruments; assessment tools for culturally diverse populations Read More

Tufts Global Research Assistant Program

Monday, November, 6th, 2017 Funding News Opportunities

The Global Research Assistant Program provides full support to Tufts undergraduates to work with Tufts faculty and research staff during the summer on ongoing international research and impact projects. Faculty from across the University are invited to submit a proposal for one or two undergraduate research assistants for Summer 2018. Deadline to Submit a Proposal: Read More

3 RFAs Available through NIA (Due January and February 2018)

Tuesday, October, 31st, 2017 Funding News Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Browse a list of three relevant RFAs available from the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Development of Valid Reliable Markers of Aging-Related Biologic Mechanisms for Human Studies (U01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) RFA AG 18-018 Applications are due January 30, 2018; please contact Chhanda Dutta for more information. This RFA encourages applications to develop valid markers to assess the Read More

Spring 2018 Impact Program Accepting Applications

Tuesday, October, 31st, 2017 Postdoctoral

Spring 2018 IMPACT Program Applications are due Dec 18, 2017. Now accepting applications for post-doctoral and advanced pre-doctoral trainees  — Own your career! — Group mentoring, 1:1 advising, and community engagement will help you: Gain a broader perspective on your research and career Heighten the potential of your research to achieve real-world impact Identify actionable opportunities to strengthen your work’s Read More

DLAM Tech wins Webster NEBAALAS Award!

Tuesday, October, 24th, 2017 DLAM News

Courtney Bogins, BS, CVT, RLATG, DLAM Veterinary Surgical Research Technologist has won the Dr. William S. Webster NEBAALAS Educational Scholarship Award from the New England Branch of AALAS. Courtney utilized this award to attend the National AALAS meeting where she presented a poster entitled, “Conscious Urine Sampling and Quantification from Indwelling Catheterization of Female Yucatan Swine”. Read More

DLAM Places 2nd at AALAS for Poster Abstract!

Tuesday, October, 24th, 2017 DLAM News

At the 68th National Meeting of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS), the Division of Laboratory Animal Medicine won 2nd place for their poster entitled “The Use of Air-Activated Thermal Devices as Postsurgical Thermal Support in Mice”. Dr. Corinna Beale, DLAM Staff Veterinarian was the first author on the poster. Other authors included Read More

Learn About 2018 PRIM&R Regulatory Changes!

Monday, October, 23rd, 2017 News Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) will host its 2017 Advancing Ethical Research Conference on November 5-8. The conference will focus on regulatory changes scheduled to take effect in 2018, including the revised Common Rule. Interested in attending? Tufts CTSI is sponsoring live-streaming access to the event, including keynote presentations, panel discussions, and breakout Read More