FOA Title: 
Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Global Health Bioinformatics Research Training Program (U2R)
Grant Type: 
NOT-RM-16-020
Primary IC: 
Roadmap
Release Date: 
May 17 2016
Expiration Date: 
N/A
AC Source: 
N/A
Purpose: 
Notice Intent Publish Funding Opportunity Announcement Human Heredity Health Africa H3Africa): Global Health Bioinformatics Research Training Program U2R) Notice Number: NOT-RM-16-020 Key Dates Release Date: 17, 2016 Estimated Publication Date Announcement: July 16, 2016  First Estimated Application Due Date: November 15, 2016  Earliest Estimated Award Date: July 1, 2017  Earliest Estimated Start Date: July 1, 2017  Related Announcements NOT-RM-16-016 NOT-RM-16-017 NOT-RM-16-014 NOT-RM-16-015 NOT-RM-16-019 NOT-RM-16-018   Issued Office Strategic Coordination Common Fund) National Human Genome Research Institute NHGRI) Fogarty International Center FIC) Purpose Office Strategic Coordination Common Fund), other NIH Institutes Centers ICs), intends promote new initiative publishing Funding Opportunity Announcement FOA) solicit applications foreign institutions low middle income LMIC) African countries support development new bioinformatics research training programs. Applicants be invited propose graduate degree long term postdoctoral bioinformatics training collaboration other African high income country HIC) collaborators.  is expected these training programs address need bioinformatics research expertise the H3Africa Consortium result sustainable centers bioinformatics research training relevant global health research the African continent. Notice being provided allow potential applicants sufficient time develop meaningful collaborations responsive projects to complete required institutional registrations necessary be able submit application the NIH.  FOA expected be published Summer 2016 part the H3Africa initiative h3africa.org) an expected application due date Fall 2016. FOA utilize U2R activity code. Details the planned FOA provided below. Research Initiative Details Notice encourages African investigators begin consider applying this new FOA; researchers institutions significant genomics research capacity have expertise bioinformatics research training experience African LMICs should particularly consider applying.  Collaborative multidisciplinary bioinformatics research training proposals also encouraged. scope applications responsive this FOA should focused full-time research training a special emphasis instruction the design rigorous reproducible research studies bioinformatics data science related genomics research. Trainees be required be citizens African LMICs affiliated the applicant institution another institution the H3Africa Consortium. Investigators involved H3Africa Research Projects be expected participate H3Africa activities abide H3Africa guidelines, policies, procedures h3africa.org).  APPLICATIONS NOT BEING SOLICITED THIS TIME. Inquiries Please direct inquiries to: Barbara Sina, Ph.D. Fogarty International Center FIC) Telephone: 301-402-9467 Email: sinab@mail.nih.gov