Applicant Information Webinar for RFA-RM-13-013 "Library of Integrated Network-Based Cellular Signatures (LINCS): Perturbation-Induced Data and Signature Generation Centers (U54)"

Notice Number: NOT-RM-13-025

Key Dates
Release Date: August 30, 2013

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Office of Strategic Coordination (Common Fund)


An Applicant Information Webinar will be held on Friday, September 6, 2013, from 3:00 4:30 pm EDT, to provide information about the Library of Integrated Network-based Cellular Signatures (LINCS) FOA to prospective applicants. This FOA ( seeks to establish a large-scale data production effort to systematize approaches for identifying mechanism-based associations between the effects of disparate biological perturbations, by means of signatures. NIH staff will provide an overview of the FOA and answer questions. The webinar is open to all prospective applicants. Participation in the teleconference is not a prerequisite for applying, and is not required for a successful application.

Information about how to participate in the webinar will be posted at by September 4, 2013. Potential applicants are encouraged to submit their questions or comments to prior to the meeting. Afterwards, the webinar slides and a summary of the questions and answers will be posted on the same site. NIH will also post a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and answers; this information may be updated without additional notice.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Ajay Pillai, Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
Telephone: 301-594-7108

Jennie Larkin, Ph.D.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Telephone: 301-435-0513