NIH Posts Funding Opportunity Announcement, “Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics Approaches for Nutrition Research (R01)”

Published: November 6th, 2013

Category: News

Research being conducted at UF is depicted here.On October 18, 2013, The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced their plans to fund a R01 Research Project Grant related to nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics approaches for nutrition research.

The Funding Opportunity Announcement details the NIH initiative to promote application of nutrigenetics and/or nutrigenomics approaches to nutrition research through collaborative interaction among nutrition researchers and experts in -omics technologies, including metabolomics.  For the purposes of this funding opportunity, both hypothesis-driven and hypothesis-generating nutrigenomic studies targeted to specific nutrient metabolic pathways are appropriate.

Eligible Organizations:

  • Higher Education Institutions
  • Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education
  • For-Profit Organizations
  • Governments

How to Apply:
Visit Section IV of the NIH’s Funding Opportunity Announcement, titled “Application and Submission Information,”  for application instructions.

Application Timeline:

  • Open Date (Earliest Submission Date): February 20, 2014
  • Letter of Intent Due Date: 30 days before the application due date
  • Application Due Dates: March 20, 2014; March 19, 2015; March 22, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. local time of applicant organization.
    • Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.
  • Scientific Merit Review: June/July 2014; June/July 2015; June/July 2016
  • Advisory Council Review: October 2014; October 2015; October 2016
  • Earliest Start Date: December 1, 2014; December 1, 2015; December 1, 2016
  • Expiration Date: March 23, 2016

For more information on NIH grants, forms, deadlines, and policies, visit the NIH website or contact