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DARPA: Driven and Nonequilibrium Quantum Systems (DRINQS)

Wednesday, February, 7th, 2018 Funding Research Administration & Development

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) Is soliciting innovative research proposals in the area of driven and nonequilibrium quantum systems. The DRINQS program aims to demonstrate that the gains in coherence times that can be achieved in such systems can be exploited to improve the capabilities of quantum sensors and… Read More

Highlighting Research Awards – December 2017

Wednesday, February, 7th, 2018 Award Highlights Research Administration & Development

Each month, the OVPR highlights the past month’s sponsored research funding awarded to Tufts’ investigators, including both a list of funded awards and one or more featured project abstracts. You can download the list of December’s awardees by clicking the button below. In December, Tufts researchers received 41 awards for extramural funding from federal, foundation,… Read More

Horizon 2020 @ Tufts on February 23

Monday, February, 5th, 2018 Events Opportunities

WHEN: Friday, February 23rd, 10:00 – 12:30, coffee and cookies offered WHERE: Tufts University – Medford campus, “CLIC Building” 574 Boston Avenue – room #401 WEBEX: Live Webex in Kohnstamm Conference Room #106 in the Jean Mayer Administration Building (Grafton campus) and in Room #507 in the Sackler Building, 145 Harrison Avenue (Boston campus) RSVP:… Read More

NSF CAREER Award Prep Series at Tufts University

Tuesday, January, 30th, 2018 Boston Events Medford Research Administration & Development

Considering applying or reapplying for an NSF CAREER Award? The Office of Research Development (ORD) offers a CAREER Award Prep Series to assist with proposal development and preparation.  The first event in this series is coming up in February: Friday 2/23, 2:30 pm.  How I Developed my NSF CAREER Proposal: Panel and Q&A.  Recent Tufts CAREER recipients will… Read More

Spring 2018 NSF Grants Conference – Save the Date

Tuesday, January, 30th, 2018 Opportunities Research Administration & Development

Save the Date! The Spring 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Grants Conference will take place on June 4-5, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. The two-day event will be held in the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Registration will open on Thursday, March 15th at 12:00 PM EST. We anticipate the conference will reach capacity very quickly, so we encourage you to register as soon as it opens. We will send… Read More

Comparative Biology of Neurodegeneration (R21)

Tuesday, January, 30th, 2018 Funding Research Administration & Development

This FOA invites exploratory comparative biology research projects assessing how different animal species respond to challenges and damage to cellular physiology pathways that might influence the onset of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases as well as resilience to them, such as adaptation to stress, macromolecular damage, proteostasis and stem cell function and regeneration. Website: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-17-039.html… Read More

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

Highlighting Research Awards – November 2017

Friday, January, 5th, 2018 Award Highlights Research Administration & Development

Each month, the OVPR highlights the past month’s sponsored research funding awarded to Tufts’ investigators, including both a list of funded awards and one or more featured project abstracts.    In November, Tufts researchers received 20 awards for extramural funding from federal, foundation, and corporate sponsors. To submit a recent award to be highlighted, please use the “nominate a project” button… Read More