Duke Funding Opportunities

Center for Advanced Genomic Technologies (CAGT) Fellowship 2021-2022

The Center for Advanced Genomic Technologies (CAGT) is pleased to announce the CAGT Fellowship 2021- 2022. These fellowships will support postdoctoral trainees conducting research to develop genomic technologies and methods for associated computational analyses as well as applying these genomic technologies to basic and applied biomedical sciences. Each fellow will receive two years of support and will be able to participate in mentored research and CAGT programming, including an annual symposium, seminars, career development activities and more. Collaborative, interdisciplinary projects that cross multiple labs will be prioritized.   
Deadline: August 31, 2021

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MEDx High-risk high-impact Seed funding challenge

The MEDx High Risk, High Impact Challenge provides seed funding for interdisciplinary high-risk, high-impact projects focusing on a human-health related research problem.  This request for proposals (RFP) welcomes applications with an investigator each from Duke Engineering and Medicine, and can include an additional investigator from a complementary discipline. Early-stage projects that are high-risk/high-impact, but are unlikely to receive funding from traditional funding agencies without preliminary data are strongly encouraged. Projects must propose radical or transformative ideas, and not incremental advances. Up to three awards ranging from $25,000-$50,000 will be made with at least one award targeted towards early career investigators.
Deadline: September 1, 2021

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Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI) 2022 Innovation Projects RFA

DIHI is excited to announce the next emerging ideas and funding cycle for innovation projects. The proposals should address actual and important problems encountered by care providers, patients and their loved ones and represent urgent health challenges nationally. For the upcoming funding cycle, DIHI is specifically interested in ideas that advance health equity, enhance patient and community engagement and experience, accelerate population health strategies and solutions, improve value of care through novel strategies,  grow digital care pathways and remote monitoring solutions, and enhance care team experience & well-being and reduce workload. Award amounts range from $25,000 - $70,000.
Deadline: October 1, 2021

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Duke CTSA Research Career Development Award Program (Duke CTSA KL2)

The Duke CTSA KL2 provides skilled and personalized mentoring, a coordinated and tailored scientific and career development curriculum, and the opportunity to conduct clinical or translational (bench to bedside) research.  The KL2 program is particularly committed to increasing diversity of the research workforce.  Therefore, at least 50% of KL2 scholars will be from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups (UREGs).  Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Awards are $20,000/year for three years + up to $2,500/year for travel to professional meetings.
Deadline: November 29, 2021

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