Clarification of Additional Research Objectives for NICHD PAR-08-138, Genetic Screens to Enhance Zebrafish Research (R01)

Notice Number: NOT-HD-10-015

Key Dates
Release Date:  July 12, 2010

Issued by
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), (


The purpose of this Notice is to provide clarification of the research objectives described in PAR-08-138: Genetic Screens to Enhance Zebrafish Research (R01) for the scientific community.  Applications are encouraged to t seek to adapt existing phenotypic screening to support the high-throughput characterization of mutants generated by large-scale mutagenesis projects.  The focus of the application is expected to be to the pilot testing of the screening method.  Large-scale screening efforts and the establishment of screening centers as community resources are not the intent of this FOA.

All other aspects of the FOA remain unchanged.

The following ICs continue to participate in this FOA:

National Cancer Institute (NCI), (
National Eye Institute (NEI) (
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), (
National Institute on Aging (NIA), (
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), (
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), (
National Institute on Deafness and Other communication Disorders (NIDCD), (
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), (
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), (
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), (
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), (
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), (
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), (


For further information, please contact the program staff listed in PAR-08-138, or

Dr. Lorette Javois 
Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine
Developmental Biology, Genetics and Teratology Branch
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
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