The recently-released CPRIT Individual Investigator Awards (IIA) do not limit the number of applications submitted per institution. You may not, however, apply to more than one IIA award program during the current cycle, as per the instructions.
Internal Review Process
From time to time, granting agencies and foundations will restrict the number of proposals they will accept from any one institution. The Executive Vice President for Academic & Research Affairs (EVPARA) has instituted the following Limited Submission pre-application process for such programs:
Please note that we make every effort to identify and post limited submission competitions on this web site as they become available. If you become aware of an limited opportunity that is not listed below, please send an email to Deanne Hernandez with the pertinent information.
*UPDATED* If a faculty member identifies a funding opportunity for which UTHealth is only allowed a limited number of applications, he/she should contact Deanne Hernandez in the Office of Academic and Research Affairs (ARA) as soon as possible (713-500-3192).
Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30)
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) recently announced a call for applications to its Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30) program. This program seeks to “bring together basic science, clinical, and translational investigators from relevant disciplines to enhance and extend the effectiveness of research related to nutritional sciences and/or obesity. The NIDDK-supported NORCs are part of an integrated program of nutritional sciences and obesity research.”
A select list of criteria include:
UTHealth is limited to one (1) application under the terms of this notice.
As such, Dr. Stancel is requesting that eligible investigators submit a Letter of Interest to Deanne Hernandez no later than Tuesday, March 31, 2015. If more than one investigator wishes to apply, he will initiate a limited nomination process. Along with the letter of interest faculty members should submit a CV and a brief description of their proposed research (one page maximum) and an explicit statement (one page maximum) of how the research meets the Foundation's criteria for this award.
Key dates are as follows:
Due to Deanne Hernandez by Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Link to full RFA: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-14-002.html