Jun. 4, 2020—Vanderbilt University may nominate two candidates for the 2021 Searle Scholars Program, which supports the independent research in chemistry and the biomedical sciences of outstanding individuals who have recently begun their first appointments as tenure-track assistant professors.
May. 14, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit three letters of inquiry for The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Grants. Vanderbilt is eligible to apply for the following foundation’s programs: Private Higher Education, Interfaith Leadership and Religious Literacy, and Public Educational Media. Grants range from $25,000 to $400,000, but are typically $350,000.
May. 14, 2020—Zhijun Yin, PhD, assistant professor of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has received the National Cancer Institute’s Method to Extend Research in Time Award (or MERIT Award) for Early Stage Investigators.
Apr. 26, 2020—Vanderbilt University may submit up to two proposals, one in Medical Research and one in Science and Engineering, for the W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program. The Office of the Vice Provost for Research is currently soliciting concept papers that will be presented to the Keck Foundation for feedback in a consultation phone call in the winter of 2020.
Apr. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may select one nominee for the V Foundation 2020 Robin Roberts Cancer “Thrivership” Research Grant. The V Foundation has established this initiative, in honor of Robin Roberts, to fund research related to cancer survivorship and reduction of long-term complications of cancer treatment.
Apr. 24, 2020—Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may submit one proposal for the Edward Mallinckrodt Foundation Grant Program. The foundation supports early stage investigators engaged in basic biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease.
Apr. 17, 2020—Tracy Sharpley-Whiting, a renowned scholar on race, gender and culture and chair of African American and Diaspora Studies, has won a Southeastern Conference Faculty Achievement Award.
Apr. 14, 2020—Nine engineering doctoral students have been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Three engineering undergraduate students also have received NSF fellowships.
Apr. 9, 2020—Applications are being solicited for support by the American Cancer Society‐Institutional Research Grant. These funds are designed to provide seed money to support junior faculty members with an interest in cancer research who do not have external grant support.
Apr. 9, 2020—This is a joint competition for Vanderbilt University (VU) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) investigators. All investigators should follow these instructions. Vanderbilt may submit four applications (two VU and two VUMC) for the Breast Cancer Alliance (BCA) Young Investigator Grants. The mission of the BCA is to improve survival rates and quality of life for those impacted...
Apr. 8, 2020—With support from the Heising-Simons Foundation, Vanderbilt will help advance underrepresented minority astrophysics scholars to secure faculty appointments with elite postdoctoral fellowships.