Career Awards at the Scientific Interface

UPDATE: Application portal will open by July 15.

Letter of Intent Deadline:

Sep 01, 2022





Now Accepting Applications

Eligibility & Application Process:

For a full explanation of the eligibility requirements, view the Request for Proposals.

Request for Proposals

Advisory Committee

Christopher Bettinger, PhD
Professor, Department of Material Science and Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

Anne Churchland, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurobiology
University of California-Los Angeles

Todd Coleman, PhD
Associate Professor
Stanford University

Jennifer Elisseeff, PhD
Professor and Director, Translational Tissue Engineering Center
Wilmer Eye Institute
Depts of Biomedical Engineering, Orthopedic Surgery, Chemical and Biological Engineering, and Materials Science and Engineering
Johns Hopkins University

Loren Frank, PhD
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Professor, Sandler Neurosciences Center
University of California-San Francisco

Melissa Lambeth Kemp, PhD
Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University

Alison Marsden, PhD
Departments of Bioengineering and Pediatrics
Institute for Computational and Mathematical Engineering
Stanford University

Liam Paninski, PhD
Professor, Departments of Statistics and Neuroscience
Columbia University

Shyni Varghese, PhD
Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science and Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke University

Jesse Zalatan, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
University of Washington

Additional members may be added to the committee.

Award Timeline

Sep 01, 2022

Letter of Intent Deadline

Nov 21, 2022

Invites for full proposal

Jan 06, 2023

Application Deadline

Apr 25, 2023


Apr 26, 2023


Jun 01, 2023

Notice of Award

Jul 01, 2023

Award Start Date

Jun 30, 2028

Award End Date

Program Contacts

Kelly Rose, PhD

Program Officer


Melanie Scott

Melanie Scott

Senior Program Associate