Pilot Project: Full-time faculty members with an appointment at the University of Mississippi Medical Center or a joint UMMC/VA appointment are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to Instructors, Assistant or Associate Professors that have not received an R01 or comparable extramural grant.
Pilot Voucher: Eligibility for Pilot Vouchers will include full-time UMMC faculty or those with a joint UMMC/VA appointment, as well as full0time faculty members associated with an IDeA-funded institution on the state of Mississippi. Pilot Vouchers to non-UMMC faculty will not pay consortium overhead costs to other institutions (i.e. funds will be for supplies and services provided by CPN Cores).
Applicants are encouraged to collaborate with full-time faculty associated with the COBRE at Ole Miss http://www.olemiss.edu/cobre , and the COBRE at UMMC in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics http://www.umc.edu/physiology/ and the INBRE managed through the University of Southern Mississippi http://msinbre.org
Pilot Projects: Up to two modules are awarded of $25,000 each for up to two years, pending a favorable progress report. Investigators must use at least one Core from the Center, incorporating Core services into the budget of the application. Pilot Project funding may not overlap with other funded research projects.
Pilot vouchers: Ordinarily, a one-time request for $2,500-$7,500 for up to one year to generate data for a pilot project or an extramural grant application. Investigator must use at least one Core from the Center, incorporating Core services into the budget of the application. Pilot Voucher funding may not overlap with other funded research projects.
Applicants for a Pilot Grant must submit the following to Tasha M. Mosley, COBRE Administrator firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Craig Stockmeier at 601-815-5392
Applicants for a Pilot Voucher must submit a two-page proposal. Please refer to Instruction for Application to Tasha M. Mosley, COBRE Administrator email@example.com
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