Notice of Intent to Publish a Request for Applications for Research on Causal Factors and Interventions that Promote and Support the Careers of Women in Biomedical and Behavioral Research

Notice Number: NOT-GM-08-126

Key Dates
Release Date: April 23, 2008

Issued by
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) on behalf of NIH Institutes and Centers) (

The Office of the Director, NIH, plans to issue a Request for Applications (RFA) to research and analyze causal factors and interventions that promote and support the careers of women in biomedical and behavioral research, defined broadly to include science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. The RFA is expected to be published in July 2008, with a receipt date in October 2008, in order to fund up to eight R01 awards in fiscal year 2009.

The aims of the RFA are to support research on:

Investigators are strongly encouraged to collaborate with colleagues in the natural, behavioral and social sciences, as well as other fields, as needed.

This notice is provided to give investigators sufficient lead time to prepare responsive applications. APPLICATIONS ARE NOT BEING SOLICITED AT THIS TIME.


For further information please contact:
Juliana M. Blome, Ph.D.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
45 Center Drive, Room 2AN.32F
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 594-2762
FAX: (301) 480-1852

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