OSP FO# 11-206

AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)/National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

PROGRAM: NIAID Investigator Initiated Program Project Applications (P01)

OBJECTIVES: This program provides funding for integrated, multiproject research programs to better understand, treat, and ultimately prevent infectious, immunologic, and allergic diseases. To accomplish its mission, NIAID conducts and supports a comprehensive portfolio of research on the biology, pathogenesis, and host response to microbes; the mechanisms of normal immune function and immune dysfunction resulting in autoimmunity, immunodeficiency, allergy, and transplant rejection; and translational research to develop vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics to prevent and treat the many infectious, immune-mediated, and allergic diseases that afflict people throughout the world.

Investigators are encouraged to visit the NIAID web site for additional information about the research mission and high-priority research areas of the NIAID http://www3.niaid.nih.gov/about/whoWeAre/planningPriorities/.)

DEADLINES: September 25, January 25, and May 25 annually until September 8, 2013

FUNDING INFORMATION: The total amount awarded and the number of awards will depend upon the numbers, quality, duration, and costs of the applications received.

AGENCY CONTACT:
Cheryl Lapham, Ph.D.
Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Room 6305, MSC-6601
6610 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-6601
Telephone: (301) 451-3137
Fax: (301) 480-2381
Email: clapham@niaid.nih.gov
Web: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-10-271.html

REMARKS: Complete program guidelines and application material (PAR-10-271 and PHS 398) may be obtained from the web site listed above or from the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP). Please distribute this notice to any faculty or staff members who might be interested in the information. For more information, please contact the OSP at X3-4365 or ospinfo@bu.edu, or visit the OSP web site at http://www.bu.edu/osp.