New York Stem Cell Foundation: NYSCF-Robertson Neuroscience Investigator Award

The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) is accepting applications from early career investigators for awards in neuroscience. The goal of this initiative is to foster bold, innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field of neuroscience. Award amount up to $300,000 per year for up to five (5) years. The application deadline is February 21, 2018 before 5:00pm ET.

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations has identified the following private funding opportunity: 

New York Stem Cell Foundation: NYSCF-Robertson Neursocience Investigator Award
http://www.nyscf.org

The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) is accepting applications from early career investigators for awards in neuroscience. The goal of this initiative is to foster bold, innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field of neuroscience. Applicants are encouraged in the fundamental areas of developmental, cellular, cognitive and behavioral, and translational neuroscience, broadly interpreted. Applicants need not be working in areas related to stem cells. Eligible applicants must have completed one or more of the following degrees: MD, PhD, DPhil and be within five (5) years of starting a faculty (professorship) or comparable position on June 1, 2018. Furthermore, eligible applicants must have the demonstrated ability to independently supervise staff and research and have a publication record containing articles that are innovative and high impact. No institutional overhead will be provided for this award.

Application Deadline: February 21, 2018 before 5:00pm ET. Award notifications made by October 2018 with funding starting January 1, 2019. Application Guidelines: https://nyscf.org/programs/extramural-grants/applicants/neuroscience-investigator-awards/.

If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please contact Brooke Church, Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for Health Affairs, at Brooke_Church@unc.edu or (919) 962-0024. The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to assist UNC personnel pursuing privately funded opportunities. 

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