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

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

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