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Vanderbilt SPORE in GI Cancer Career Development Call for Applications

Submission Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2014


Career Development applications are now being accepted to support new investigators interested in GI cancer-related research. Priority will be given to translational research investigators and basic research investigators who demonstrate interest in future clinical translation.

Applications will be judged by a review panel composed of senior faculty members and advisory board members from the GI SPORE program.

Grant awards will be up to $50,000 (direct costs) for a period of one year, 05/01/2014 – 04/30/2015, with the potential for a one-year renewal upon re-application. Funds may be used for salary support, equipment, and consumable supplies.

Please submit one (1) original application, (1) photocopy and (1) electronic application (PDF) to:

Meghan O’Loughlin

Vanderbilt University

10415 MRB IV (-0441)

2213 Garland Avenue

Nashville, TN 37232



Applications must include the following on NIH 398 Form Pages (Arial 11 font and .5” margins):

  • Face Page – NIH Form Page 1
  • Detailed Budget – NIH Form Page 4
  • Budget Justification – NIH Continuation Format Page
  • Research Plan – NIH Continuation Format Page (2 page limit)
    • Goals for career development
    • Methods
    • Describe how this award would facilitate career development in translational GI cancer research
  • NIH Biosketch – Biographical Sketch Format Page
  • Progress Report (For renewal applications only) – Continuation Form Page (1 page limit)


Questions: 615‐343‐1590