Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
FARA supports research through funding competitive grants across the spectrum from basic research through drug development and clinical research programs in Friedreich's Ataxia (FA).
Lloc de presentació
IMIM and PSMAR staff who need more information should contact::
Competitive Funding. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003-Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.04.00.
Carol Barnwell: Ext.: 1670
Marta López: Ext.: 1576
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125.000$ per year. FARA funds only direct costs. Indirect costs will not be awarded.
One or two years.
A Letter of Intent (LOI) is required for all grant applications and must be submitted as one PDF file containing the following information:
1) The rationale for the proposed project and how the research fits within FARA's grant program priorities (up to 1 page);
2) The hypothesis to be tested and the specific aims (up to 1 page);
3) Key preliminary data of direct relevance to FA (no more than 2 pages);
4) References;
5) Estimate of budget request with justification

A second pdf should contain: CV/biosketch for Principal Investigator (including contact information) and all other key personnel. For Postdoctoral Fellowships and Postdoctoral Research Awards, this PDF file must also include a 1-2 page personal statement of career goals and how the proposed research and research training environment will facilitate achieving these goals. In addition, a mentorship plan developed jointly by the postdoctoral scholar and mentor(s) must be included, as well as letters of support from mentor(s).
The call is open all year round. There are two deadlines for the submission of Letters of Intent: Feb 15 and Aug 15.