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Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Nathan Shock Centers of Excellence in Basic Biology of Aging (P30)

Funding Number: NOT-AG-14-014
Funding Type: NOT
Release Date: March 27, 2014
Expiration Date: January 1, 2020
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Notice Intent Publish Funding Opportunity Announcement Nathan Shock Centers Excellence Basic Biology Aging P30) Notice Number: NOT-AG-14-014 Key Dates Release Date: March 27, 2014 Estimated Publication Date Announcement: July 2014  First Estimated Application Due Date: October 28, 2014 Earliest Estimated Award Date: 2015  Earliest Estimated Start Date: July 2015 Related Announcements RFA-AG-10-009 Issued National Institute Aging NIA) Purpose National Institute Aging NIA) intends publish Funding Opportunity Announcement FOA) solicit competitive applications Centers, known Nathan Shock Centers Excellence Basic Biology Aging. Center grants provide funding leadership training activities the research areas supported the Division Aging Biology the NIA ).  are intended institutions can demonstrate substantial current investment - commitment - research the basic biology aging. grants not intended directly support research the Program Director/Principal Investigator the Core Directors, are intended support clinical research clinical trials. Notice being provided allow potential applicants sufficient time develop meaningful collaborations responsive applications.  FOA expected be published July 2014 an expected application due date November 2014. FOA utilize P30 activity code. Details the planned FOA provided below. Research Initiative Details Notice informs teams investigators expertise insights the main foci interest basic biology aging, the NIA's intent publish FOA continue support Nathan Shock Centers Excellence Basic Biology Aging. focus remain basic biology aging excluding neurobiology). in previous publications this FOA, applicant institutions be required show substantial current investment and commitment the field basic biology aging supported the Division Aging Biology the NIA, either the home institution or, the case multiple PDs/PIs, among various institutions involved. Major new expectations this renewal include: 1) quantifiable verifiable plan serving community large, beyond home institution(s), including collaborative projects new investigators; 2) development innovative cores are uniquely needed the field aging biology, rather expansion cores already place the applicant institution(s); 3) verifiable plan effectively publicize advertise activities the Center the larger community, as encourage collaborations; 4) involvement conceptual leadership terms a plan identify promote promising areas research address controversial subjects; 5) agreement coordinate joint conference every 2 years among Centers, likely conjunction NIA staff.   Together, instructions necessitate proposals rather specific focused specialized areas. reviewers be instructed these new expectations. APPLICATIONS NOT BEING SOLICITED THIS TIME. Inquiries Please direct inquiries to: Felipe Sierra, Ph. D. National Institute Aging NIA) Telephone: 301-451-4515 Email: Website: nbsp;