Collaboration on Toxicology of Manufactured Nanomaterials

Notice Number: NOT-ES-06-008

Key Dates
Release Date: January 9, 2006
Solicitation Opening Date:  December 20, 2005
Solicitation Closing Date:  February 22, 2006

Issued by

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), (

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), in collaboration with the US Environmental Protection Agency (, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (, and National Science Foundation (, announces the publication of Nanotechnology Research Grants Investigating Environmental and Human Health Effects of Manufactured Nanomaterials:  a Joint Research Solicitation-EPA, NSF, NIOSH, NIEHS

This solicitation invites exploratory research similar to the R21 mechanism. Differences in research scope and funding criteria are outlined in the solicitation. The SF424 Research and Research Related (R&R) form is required. Applications are submitted to the EPA, and the guidance for submission is outlined in the announcement. The agency or institutes will select applications for funding based on a meritorious score and programmatic relevance. The final receipt date for new applications for this announcement is February 22, 2006 at 4:00pm Eastern Time.

Direct inquiries regarding this notice to:
Sally S. Tinkle, Ph.D.
Program Administrator
Cellular, Organ, and Systems Pathobiology Branch
Division of Extramural Research and Training
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
111 TW Alexander Drive, MD EC-23
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2233
Phone: 919-541-5327
Fax: 919-541-5064

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