Mark your calendars:
4 Dec 2018$500,000 over a four-year periodAwards designed to bring together diverse groups of scientists to address preterm birth issues
16 Jan 2019$60,000 over three yearsSupports career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows at degree-granting institutes in the US or Canada
1 Feb 2019Up to $15,000Awards support Ph.D. travel to acquire new interdisciplinary research techniques
6 Feb 2019Five-year awards up to $500,000Investigators researching innovation in regulatory science
15 Feb 2019$2.5 million over five yearsU.S. and Canadian Medical Schools
It’s the rare research team that has the opportunity, skills, and sheer doggedness to uncover every point along the line connecting a genetic variant to the presence or absence of a specific protein in cells, and from there to the development of a particular physical condition.
Alice Chen-Plotkin, associate professor of neurology at the University of Pennsylvania, knows all about the challenges of this type of investigation because she has navigated them herself.