Notice to Use Research Project Grant (Parent R01) PA-10-067; NIH Exploratory Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21) PA-10-069 ; and NIH Small Research Grant Program (Parent R03) PA-10-064 to Support Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Research


Notice Number:  NOT-HG-11-017

Key Dates

Release Date:   March 24, 2011

Issued by

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Purpose

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) along with the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) is issuing this Notice to encourage individuals interested in submitting applications relevant to Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Research to submit their applications using the following NIH “Parent” Funding Opportunity Announcements.

Research Project Grant (Parent R01) PA-10-067 (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-10-067.html)

NIH Exploratory Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21) PA-10-069  (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-10-069.html)

NIH Small Research Grant Program (Parent R03) PA-10-064 (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-10-064.html

On February 10, 2011, Nature magazine published the NHGRI’s strategic plan for the future of human genome research called, "Charting a course for genomic medicine from base pairs to bedside." (http://www.genome.gov/Pages/About/Planning/2011NHGRIStrategicPlan.pdf).  New Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) will be issued in the summer of 2011 that will describe more fully the areas of research that are of interest to the sponsoring NIH institutes.

For a preliminary list of research topics that are based on the new strategic plan and are currently of interest to NHGRI, please visit the NHGRI ELSI Research Priorities and Possible Research Topics website: http://www.genome.gov/27543732.

For specific areas of interest to NICHD, please visit the NICHD website: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/.

In addition, the research topics in the ELSI Regular Research Grant (R01) and Small Research Grant (R03) funding announcements listed below continue to be of interest to many of the sponsoring Institutes and Centers (please check the individual notices and contact the relevant program contacts to see which Institutes are interested in accepting grants using either the R01 or R03 mechanism):

PA-08-012  Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Regular Research Program (R01) (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-08-012.html)

PA-08-013 Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Small Research Grant Program (R03) (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-08-012.html)

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Joy T. Boyer
Senior Program Analyst
Ethical, Legal and Social Implications Research Program
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
5635 Fishers Lane, Room 4076, MSC 9305
Bethesda, MD  20892-9305
PH: 301-402-4997
FX: 301-402-1950
Email: jb40m@nih.gov


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