BRAIN Initiative: Marmoset Coordination Center (U24 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications to create a Marmoset Coordination Center. The awardee will be responsible for two separate but related activities. The first activity will be to become the repository for genomic, pedigree, and event records (date of birth, medical, reproductive history) for captive marmosets. The awardee is expected to use that information to help make breeding recommendations to maximize the health and genetic diversity of the marmosets in primate colonies. Applicants are encouraged to adopt the model used by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.

The second major activity of the awardee will be to maintain a web site and an information support center to assist neuroscience researchers who are used to working with other animal models so that they may assess the utility of including marmosets in their scientific research program. In cases where the neuroscientists want to move forward, the Coordination Center will link the investigators to marmoset colonies that may be able to facilitate their science.

Companion FOA: RFA-MH-20-145  Marmoset Colonies for Neuroscience Research 



  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): September 18, 2019
  • Application Due Date(s): October 18, 2019


RFA-MH-20-150 Expiration Date October 19, 2019

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    Environmental & Life Sciences
    Medical - Basic Science

    External Deadline

    October 18, 2019