Inter-organelle Communication in Cancer (R01, R21)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support research projects that examine how inter-organelle communication in cancer cells and/or tumor-associated cells affects cellular function, adaptation, and phenotypic plasticity.  

Although this funding opportunity uses the R01 grant mechanism, it runs in parallel with a program announcement of identical scientific scope,  PAR-17-204, which uses the exploratory/developmental (R21) grant mechanism.


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): 30 days prior to the application due date
  • Application Due Date(s): August 16, 2017; January 17, 2018; August 15, 2018; January 16, 2019; August 14, 2019; January 15, 2020

PAR-17-203 Expiration Date January 16, 2020




Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

January 15, 2020