Posted: November 19, 2007

Grant available: Development and application of nanotechnology-based tools to understand mechanisms (...)

(Nanowerk News) The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is announcing a new funding opportunity to support individual research projects as part of the Superfund Basic Research and Training Program (SBRP). The objective for this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to enhance the understanding of the basic structural and functional properties of biological populations that are involved in the bioremediation of hazardous substances by integrating or adapting innovative nanotechnology based tools for sensing, detecting, and elucidating processes at the molecular and nano-scale.
Development and Application of Nanotechnology-based Tools to Understand Mechanisms of Bioremediation (R01)
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards
The NIEHS intends to commit a total of $2 million to fund six to eight grants that will be awarded in Fiscal Year 2009. An applicant may request up to 3 years of support. Awards issued under this FOA are contingent upon the availability of funds and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.
Eligible Institutions/Organizations
You may submit (an) application(s) if your organization is an accredited domestic institution of higher education.
Eligible Project Directors/Principal Investigators (PDs/PIs)
Individuals with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research are invited to work with their institution/organization to develop an application for support. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are always encouraged to apply for NIH support.
  • Release/Posted Date: November 9, 2007
  • Opening Date: January 15, 2008 (Earliest date an application may be submitted to
  • Letters of Intent Receipt Date: January 16, 2008
  • Application Submission/Receipt Date: February 15, 2008
  • Peer Review Date: June/July 2008
  • Council Review Date: October 2008
  • Earliest Anticipated Start Date: December 1, 2008
  • Expiration Date: February 16, 2008
  • Source: NIEHS
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