EHSRC Pilot Grant Program Seeks Environmental Health-related Research Proposals from UI Researchers

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH CENTER

PILOT GRANT PROGRAM

Request for Applications

Application Deadline:  July 15, 2010

Note:  Awards will be made for the 8-month period of August 1, 2010 through March 31, 2011

The EHSRC Pilot Grant Program is seeking innovative, environmental health-related research proposals from University of Iowa researchers in three categories, senior, open, and international.


Areas of EHSRC interest for funding include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Studies of susceptibility to environmentally-induced disease (gene/environment interactions)
• Nanotoxicology
• Environmental risk factors for disease
• Fundamental biology with environmental relevance
• Environmental and mammalian toxicology
• Occupational and environmental medicine
• Assessment of exposures to environmental agents
• Environmental remediation and control
• Proposals for laboratory and/or field research will be accepted

Detailed information about the application and review process and about the EHSRC