[ascct] Funding Opportunity via NIEHS

  • From: Kristie Sullivan <KSullivan@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: "ascct@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <ascct@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:13:55 -0500

Subject: RFA-ES-15-005 & 006: Novel Assays for Screening the Effects of 
Chemical Toxicants on Cell Differentiation (STTR/SBIR)

Have been published in the Guide:
RFA-ES-15-005 (R41) – 
RFA-ES-15-006 (R43/R44) – 

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits Small Business Innovative 
Research (SBIR) grant applications from small business concerns (SBCs) to 
develop medium- to high-throughput assays to evaluate the effects of toxicants 
on pluripotent or induced pluripotent cells with respect to cell 
differentiation and the resulting differentiated cell populations. The ability 
to incorporate genetic diversity in these assays would be useful.  These assays 
will provide information on mechanisms of chemically-induced biological 
activity, help to prioritize chemicals for more extensive toxicological 
evaluation, support more predictive models of in vivo biological response, and 
potentially inform on the role of genetic diversity in toxicological effects.

Open Date (Earliest Submission Date)
January 13, 2015

Letter of Intent Due Date(s)
January 13, 2015

Application Due Date(s)
February 13, 2015, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types 
of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are 
due on this date.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any 
corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by 
the due date.

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