Since the BRAIN Initiative's launch in 2013, FAS Research Development has disseminated information via this newsletter about all of the funding opportunities related to the initiative. We send this newsletter to a targeted list of faculty, including  faculty affiliates  of the  Center for Brain Science  (CBS) and the  Mind Brain Behavior  (MBB) Interfaculty Initiative. This project is being carried out in collaboration with the Center for Brain Science.  Please feel free to forward this newsletter  to interested colleagues. All Harvard University faculty and administrators may subscribe here , and recipients may unsubscribe at any time. In addition, you may access the Science Division Funding Spotlight here. Harvard affiliates also have access to Pivot, a funding opportunity database, and Harvard Linka system developed by the Office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning (VPAL) to provide personalized suggestions on research funding opportunities. For an archive of past newsletters, or for information about additional Research Development support (finding funding, proposal development resources, etc.), please visit the Research Development website .  

A Note from the Research Development Team:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our team will be working remotely. We are available to provide assistance via email, phone, or Zoom conferencing. As circumstances are evolving quickly, please also refer to our  FAS RAS website  and the  OSP website  for information about submitting proposals and managing your awards.

Funding Opportunities
Sponsor Deadline for Letters of Intent (requested): 30 days prior to full proposal deadline
FAS/SEAS/OSP Deadline:  5 business days prior to submission
Sponsor Deadlines for Full Proposals: October 15, 2020; October 14, 2021
Award Information:  Application budgets are not limited. The maximum project period is 5 years.  NIH intends to commit an estimated total of $4M to fund 2-6 awards in both FY2021 and FY2022.

The purpose of this FOA is to develop tools and technologies to conduct scientifically rigorous, ethical, efficient, and cost-effective research, as well as develop necessary infrastructure, that supports germline and somatic transgenic and gene editing studies in the common marmoset ( Callithrix jacchus). These studies should answer crucial scientific questions that require genetic perturbation in a non-human primate model organism, as well as support the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) goals of understanding the brain in health and disease.
News & Announcements
Questions about this newsletter or proposal submission may be directed to:

Jennifer Corby
Research Development Officer | 617-495-1590

To see previous BRAIN Initiative Funding Newsletters, please visit our  email archive.
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