Program Title: Challenge Grant Sponsor National Endowment for the Humanities Limit on UGA/UGARF Proposals: 1 Proposal Due Date: May 5, 2015(NEH Program staff recommends that prospective applicants submit a draft proposal four to six weeks before the application deadline) Link to full RFP: Synopsis: Challenge grants are capacity-building grants, intended to help institutions and… Read more

UGA faculty, graduate students and postdocs interested in cellular, neurochemical and molecular studies of the nervous system in health and disease are encouraged to attend the ASN 2015 Annual Meeting in Atlanta, March 14-18. Approximately 400+ delegates from North America and around the world are expected to attend. Participants include bench and clinical scientists, graduate students, and… Read more

The UGA Student Chapter of the Wildlife Disease Association (UGAscWDA) will host its annual Student Research Symposium, on April 17. This symposium offers an excellent opportunity for students to present their research findings, network with students and faculty across multiple disciplines, and compete for travel awards up to $500.00. The UGAscWDA is an interdisciplinary organization that… Read more

Four collaborative research proposals aimed at encouraging competitive extramural grant proposals involving personnel from both UGA and Georgia Regents University have been selected for funding. Jointly supported by GRU and UGA, the new seed funding program is intended to promote interdisciplinary or translational research. A total of 41 proposals were evaluated by faculty and administrators… Read more

The Bioimaging Research Center recently acquired a GE Medical systems PIXImus Densitometer for small animal imaging research. The new system allows in vivo measurement of bone mineral density and of bone or soft tissue composition and uses dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA). Image acquisition typically takes less than 10 minutes. This system is ideal for use with mice. For… Read more

Draft bacterial genome sequencing plus assembly and annotation is a new collaborative service is available from Quantitative Biology Consulting Group and Georgia Genomics Facility. Samples will be Illumina sequenced (paired-end) and run on either the MiSeq or NextSeq 500 platform. A minimum of 100X base coverage is guaranteed. Read data will be assembled to yield the best… Read more

The Office of the Vice President for Research announces the FY2016 Faculty Research Grants cycle. These grants are meant to provide seed money in support of research and scholarship by faculty. The Faculty Research Grants in the Sciences are designed for early career faculty (assistant professors, assistant research scientists, and instructors). The Faculty Research Grants… Read more

Society in Science – The Branco Weiss Fellowship provides a platform for exceptionally qualified researchers demonstrating a willingness to engage in a dialogue on relevant social, cultural, political or economic issues across the frontiers of their particular discipline. The ideal applicant has the competencies to design a surprisingly novel and scientifically rigorous research project that… Read more