Call for Pilot Project Proposals 2016
Release Date: November 6, 2015
The UPR/MDACC Partnership for Excellence in Cancer Research is accepting applications for pilot projects that have the potential to develop into competitive grant applications for submission to the NIH or other equivalent research funding agencies.
Three awards are available for pilot projects (up to $120,000 per award per year between UPR and MDACC institutions). Proposals will be accepted for projects that have the potential to develop into U54 full projects or NIH grants. The award will be issued for 1 year with additional funding of up to 2 years pending Internal Advisory Committee Review.
- All projects must have a minimum of two co-leaders: one from UPR and one from MD Anderson.
- Co-leaders must be at the level of assistant professor or above; one co-leader should have seniority.
- Applications must have a Career Development and Mentorship Plan for any junior research personnel (faculty, post-docs, and graduate students).