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Spring 2018 RCR Course Dates

Wednesday, January, 10th, 2018 Boston Events Medford Opportunities

RCR Course The OVPR offers RCR training courses. Enrollment is on a first come-first served basis.  While all trainees are encouraged to enroll, priority will be given to those who need this training as part of a grant requirement. This course meets the requirements of both NSF and NIH RCR training. Spring 2018 Course Dates… Read More

Mechanistic Modeling: The Pathway to Precision Medicine Seminar

Monday, January, 8th, 2018 Boston Events Opportunities

**SPECIAL SEMINAR** Title: Mechanistic Modeling: The Pathway to Precision Medicine Speaker: Dr. V. A. Shiva Ayyadurai, Ph. D., Chairman and CEO, CytoSolve, Inc. Time: Thursday January 11, 12 – 1:30pm Location: HNRCA Mezzanine Conference room Tufts University has been approached by Cytosolve Research Division to explore a possible collaboration relative to a breakthrough computational systems… Read More

Tufts becomes an affiliate member of Boston Biomedical Innovation Center (B-BIC)

Friday, December, 15th, 2017 Appointments Boston Funding News Opportunities Researchers in the News

Boston Biomedical Innovation Center (B-BIC) is a life sciences accelerator funded by the NIH and member institutions to speed the translation of research technologies into products for doctors and their patients, for the good of society. The B-BIC offers opportunities for research funding and skills development. B-BIC Funding Programs Funding is available for translational research… Read More

Accelerating Innovation with Tufts Launchpad | Biolabs

Friday, December, 15th, 2017 Boston News Opportunities Sponsored

We are excited to announce the opening of Tufts Launchpad | Biolabs on the Boston Health Sciences campus. Tufts Launchpad | Biolabs is a full-service biotech incubator supporting high-potential, early-stage biomedical startup ventures, including those from Tufts faculty, alumni, and students. Tufts Launchpad | Biolabs advances the university’s T10 Strategic Plan, which seeks to nurture… Read More

December 2017 NIH and NIA Announcements

Monday, December, 4th, 2017 Funding News Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Below are several announcements of possible interest. The Intervention Testing Program – Call for Compounds The Intervention Testing Program (ITP) Announces Annual Call for Compounds to Test for Anti-Aging Activity in Mice  (NOT-AG-17-019) Information on the ITP and guidelines for proposal development are posted online. Proposals or inquiries should be emailed to Multiple NIH Policy Announcements Multiple… Read More

Funding for Collaborations Between the Life and Physical Sciences

Monday, November, 27th, 2017 Funding Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement is to encourage collaborations between the life and physical sciences that: 1) apply a multidisciplinary bioengineering approach to the solution of a biomedical problem; and 2) integrate, optimize, validate, translate or otherwise accelerate the adoption of promising tools, methods and… Read More

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