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Xine Volume 5 supplement 2

Xine Volume 5 supplement 2- September 2005

Dear Colleagues:

Following is some hot news regarding a new funding mechanism from NIH. One particularly good feature is that the applications will be reviewed by a special study section convened for this purpose.

Good-News Flash:

Nine Institutes and Centers of the NIH announce their interest in receiving applications to perform Genetic and Genomic Analyses of Xenopus. This funding opportunity is a Program Announcement with a special Review (PAR); there is one receipt date per year for each of the next three years: January 18, 2006, 2007 & 2008. Applications received for each receipt date will be reviewed together in a study section convened specifically for them.

The details are described at

Summary of Features:


The PAR solicits applications to utilize newly generated methodologies and reagents, such as clones and sequence information, to identify and characterize genes, gene families, and gene networks that control developmental and cellular events. It also solicits applications to generate research tools and to perform pilot studies. Additionally, it solicits applications to devise and improve techniques to alter gene expression, and to control the spatial and temporal pattern of gene expression.

Letters of Intent Receipt Dates: December 19, 2005, 2006 & 2007

Application Receipt Dates: January 18, 2006, 2007 & 2008

Anticipated Start Dates: December 2007, 2008, & 2009

Application Type: R01s

Eligible Applicants: U.S. and non-U.S. Institutions

For more information, Contact:

Steven L. Klein, Ph.D.
Developmental Biology, Genetics and Teratology Branch
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

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