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Announcement- Requesting Research Proposals for LBRN funding - Internal Deadline Extended

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Letter of Intent for the following LBRN Fund Proposals competitions. Letter of Intent (LOI) Deadline: September 10, 2018 at 4:30pm and

Internal Submission Deadline Extended: Tuesday, October 30, 2018.

For more information on each proposal type available and the other deadline and proposal details, continue to the FULL STORY below.

Letter of Intent (LOI) Deadline: September 10, 2018 at 4:30pm.

The following fund proposal competitions are available below:
• Shared Instrument
• Startup Project
• Pilot Project
• Full Project

Click on the appropriate –> links below to submit your Letter of Intent for the following fund proposal competitions:

Shared Instrument fund proposal competition

• Internal Submission Deadline Extended: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 • Award Cycle: 2019-2020
•  Discipline/Subject Area: Biomedical Research
• Funding Available: 25,000.00
• Description:
The purpose of this RFA is to solicit new projects for the LBRN Shared Instrumentation Project program with funding up to a maximum of $25,000. This program is designed to contribute partial support funding (usually half of the purchase price) up to $25,000 Total Direct Cost. The expected start date for this project is May 1, 2019 for 1 year of funding through April 30, 2020. The selection and distribution of these projects by the Steering Committee will be based on the quality of the proposal and the needs of the LBRN program. Proposed projects should be consistent with the program’s focal research areas (listed below). All interested researchers are encouraged to contact Dr. Ramesh Subramanian (ramji@Lsu.edu) prior to submitting a proposal to ensure that the proposed research is eligible for inclusion in this program. Please submit the Letter of Intent (LOI) by September 10, 2018 4:30 pm. Only those applicants who submit the LOI will be able to submit a proposal.
–> Shared Instrument Fund Proposal Letter of Intent

Startup Project fund proposal competition

• Internal Submission Deadline Extended: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 • Award Cycle: 2019-2021
• Discipline/Subject Area: Biomedical Research
• Funding Available: 50,000.00
• Description:
The purpose of this RFA is to solicit new projects for the LBRN Startup Project program with funding up to a maximum of $50,000. This program is designed to contribute partial support funding (usually half of the purchase price) up to $25,000 Total Direct Costs per year for up to 2 years. The expected start date for this project is May 1, 2019 for 2 years of funding through April 30, 2021. The selection and distribution of these projects by the Steering Committee will be based on the quality of the proposal and the needs of the LBRN program. Proposed projects should be consistent with the program’s focal research areas (listed below). All interested researchers are encouraged to contact Dr. Ramesh Subramanian (ramji@Lsu.edu) prior to submitting a proposal to ensure that the proposed research is eligible for inclusion in this program. Please submit the Letter of Intent (LOI) by September 10, 2018 4:30 pm. Only those applicants who submit the LOI will be able to submit a proposal.
–> Start-up Fund Proposal Letter of Intent

Pilot Project fund proposal competition

• Internal Submission Deadline Extended: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 • Award Cycle: 2019-2020
• Discipline/Subject Area: Biomedical Research
• Funding Available: 50,000.00
• Description: The purpose of this RFA is to solicit new projects for the LBRN program. The expected start date for this project is May 1, 2019 for 1 year of funding through April 30, 2020. The selection and distribution of these projects by the Steering Committee will be based on the quality of the proposal and the needs of the LBRN program. Proposed projects should be consistent with the program’s focal research areas (listed below). All interested researchers are encouraged to contact Dr. Ramesh Subramanian (ramji@lsu.edu) prior to submitting a proposal to ensure that the proposed research is eligible for inclusion in this program.
–> Pilot Fund Proposal Letter of Intent

Full Project fund proposal competition

• Internal Submission Deadline Extended: Tuesday, October 30, 2018
• Award Cycle: 2019-2022
• Discipline/Subject Area: Biomedical Research
• Funding Available: 100,000.00
• Description: The purpose of this RFA is to solicit new projects for the LBRN Full Project program, with funding up to a maximum of $100,000. The expected start date for this project is May 1, 2019 for 3 years of funding through April 30, 2022. Funding for years 2 and 3 will be subject to competitive renewal of the program. The selection and distribution of these projects by the Steering Committee will be based on the quality of the proposal and the needs of the LBRN program. Proposed projects should be consistent with the program’s focal research areas (listed at: lbrn.lsu.edu). All interested researchers are encouraged to contact Dr. Ramesh Subramanian (ramji@lsu.edu) prior to submitting a proposal to ensure that the proposed research is eligible for inclusion in this program. Please submit the Letter of Intent (LOI) by September 10, 2018 4:30 pm. Only those applicants who submit the LOI will be able to submit a proposal.
–> Full Fund Proposal Letter of Intent