Notice of Intent to Publish a Request for Applications on DNA Repository for the NIAAA National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Condition-III (NESARC-III) (U24)

Notice Number:  NOT-AA-11-003

Key Dates

Release Date:  February 15, 2011

Issued by

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)


The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism intends to promote a new initiative by publishing a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to solicit applications to support infrastructure needed to ensure the receipt, DNA extraction and quality control, genotyping ancestry informative markers, storage and distribution to a sequencing laboratory of high-quality DNA collected in the NIAAA National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions-III (NESARC-III).

This Notice is being provided to allow potential applicants sufficient time to develop meaningful collaborations and responsive projects. 

The FOA is expected to be published in early spring of 2011 with an expected receipt date in late spring of 2011.

This FOA will utilize the U24 activity code. Details of the planned Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) are provided below.

Research Initiative Details

This Notice encourages investigators with expertise and insights into this area of science to begin to consider applying for this new FOA.

Among the areas of scientific expertise required by the Repository is molecular biology with a primary focus on extraction of high quality DNA and genotyping for contamination detection and ancestry markers.



Please direct all inquiries to:

Bridget F. Grant, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biometry
Division of Intramural Clinical and Biological Research NIAAA
5635 Fishers Lane Room 3077
Rockville MD 20852
TELEPHONE 301 443 7370
FAX 301 443 1400

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