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NSF Public Access Policy Changing
NSF  announced today  it’s framework for Public Access in order for information about NSF funded research to be accessible to all. This NSF requirement will apply to new awards resulting from proposals submitted, or due, on or after the effective date of the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) that will be issued […]

NIH Simplifies Policy for Late Application Submission
The NIH has released a new, simplified policy for late application submission. There is a two week window of consideration after the application due date, during which time the NIH will consider accepting a late application. For complete guidelines on the policy as well as what is considered acceptable and not acceptable for late application submission […]

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Recent Grants

NIH Grant will Support Taylor’s Drug Treatment Research
On June 15, Erika Taylor, assistant professor of chemistry, assistant professor of environmental studies, received a grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (part of the National Institutes of Health) to support her research on “Inhibition of (the enzyme) HeptosyltransferaseI for the treatment of Gram-negative bacterial infection.” Gram-Negative bacteria include things like…

Loui Receives $200K Grant from Imagination Institute
Psyche Loui, assistant professor of psychology, assistant professor of neuroscience and behavior, was awarded a $200,000 grant from the Imagination Institute’s Advancing the Science of Imagination: Toward an “Imagination Quotient” initiative. She will use the grant for the first longitudinal neuroscience study on the development of aesthetic creativity through jazz improvisation. Loui’s was one of 16 projects…

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