P50 awards available for SPORE research

Revision Applications to P50 Awards for Research on the NCI's Provocative Questions (P50)

Purpose: The NIH has an open funding opportunity for proposals addressing the NCI’s Provocative Questions. This opportunity is available as supplement to the Washington University SPORE in Pancreatic Cancer. Projects must expand the scope of the Pancreas SPORE; therefore, they must be directly relevant to pancreatic cancer. 

Amount: $150,000 direct costs per year. Applicants may request support for up to 2 years.
 
Due Date: October 28, 2016 by 5 p.m. CST

Please refer to the RFA link and details below about the provocative questions and other application information.
RFA: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-16-012.html 

From the RFA: Studies proposed in the revision applications must correspond to a new research project, expanding the scope the parent Center grant.
 
Applicants will need to coordinate with Dr. William Hawkins (Pancreas SPORE Director) to discuss how the proposed project could expand the scope of the Pancreas SPORE. The grant submission will require the usual institutional approvals, and should be prepared by each applicant’s departmental grant administrator in conjunction with Jaime Piechocinski in order to link it to the parent award.