The mission of the Foundation is to support early stage investigators engaged in basic biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease.
The funds are designed to provide faculty members who hold M.D. and/or Ph.D. degrees, and who are in the first to fourth year of a tenure-track position, with support to move the project forward to the point where R01 or other independent funding can be obtained. Applicants with current R01 funding should not apply.
Amount per Award: $60,000 per year
Duration of Award: 3 Years
UW-Madison is allowed to submit 1 proposal
Internal Competition Application Instructions:
To submit your application, follow this link: https://inic-uwmadison.fluidreview.com/
Please include the following information:
- Cover Page
- Lay Project Summary
- Project Description (no more than 5 pages)
- Curriculum vitae of the investigator inclusive of publications in a 5-page NIH format
- Summary budget of how funds will be used
Applications are due August 1, 2016.