Neuroscience Investigator Awards

Funding Agency:
New York Stem Cell Foundation

NYSCF is soliciting applications from early career investigators for Innovator awards in neuroscience. The goal of this initiative is to foster truly bold, innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field of neuroscience. Applicants are encouraged in the fundamental areas of developmental, cellular, cognitive, and translational neuroscience, broadly interpreted. Applicants need not be working in areas related to stem cells.

The award provides $1.5M USD over 5 years and is open to researchers based at both national and international accredited academic and nonprofit research institutions.

Deadline: Feb. 20, 2019

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible, candidates must:

  • Have completed one or more of the following degrees: MD, PhD, DPhil
  • Be within 5 years of starting a faculty (professorship) or comparable position on June 1, 2019
  • Have demonstrated ability to independently supervise staff and research
  • Have a publication record containing articles that are innovative and high impact

If an institutional commitment by Duke University or a Duke University institutional signature is required for your application, the application must be reviewed by the Office of Research Administration (for School of Medicine and School of Nursing) or Office of Research Support (Campus Schools and Centers).

Amount

$1,500,000

Funding Type

Award

Eligibility

Junior Faculty

Category

Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

February 20, 2019