Grant-Writing and Research-Related Events

Sign up for our email list here and get the latest information about research-related events.  Fall 2017 Wed., Sept. 6 - 8am-5pm2017 MSU-FBI Academic Alliance ConferenceKellogg Hotel and Conference Center, Lincoln Room (MAP)219 South Harrison Road, East Lansing, MI 48823 This full-day event provides an important opportunity to learn about emerging trends in export control and trade sanctions.  Wed., Sept. 13MSU Proposal Services Time and location to be determined. Check...more

MTRAC Proposals due Sept. 11

The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for AgBio located at MSU offers new funding opportunities for the commercialization of AgBio technologies through the availability of Tier II Starter and Tier I Full Grants. MTRAC is designed to bridge the gap between successful academic research results and the point at which an innovation is sufficiently developed, scaled‐up, and de‐risked to enable it to be transitioned to commercial development. Individual...more

Internal funding deadlines for fall 2017

Be sure to mark your calendar for fall 2017 internal funding deadlines for programs offered through the Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies. For other internal funding opportunities, please visit the "Find Funding" link on this website. Discretionary Funding Initiative - Sept 14  (deadline for application to your college's research associate dean) The Discretionary Funding Initiative (DFI), funded by the Michigan State University Foundation, provides bridge...more

National Academy of Sciences: Awards Deadline Oct. 2

The National Academy of Sciences is now accepting nominations for the awards listed below. NAS membership is not required to nominate candidates or to be considered for an award. Please help spread the word that the nomination process is underway! More information, including nomination instructions, eligibility requirements, and more can be found at  Nominations will be accepted through Monday, October 2, 2017. Alexander Agassiz Medal...more

Hands-On Animal Training for MSU Researchers

Personnel involved in care, treatment, and use of animals by law must complete training in proper care and to minimize their use in teaching and research. Hands-On Workshops and Classroom Instruction Experts from Campus Animal Resources are available to instruct investigators and their project personnel on special procedures at no charge.  receive detailed demonstrations and individualized coaching get time to practice learn more efficient techniques, new surgical techniques, and ways to...more

MSU Molecular Discovery Grant due Aug. 31

The Michigan State University Molecular Discovery Group (MSU-MDG) has been established in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology to provide pilot funding to accelerate the discovery and development of chemical technologies with applications for human health, animal health and agricultural use (max $30,000 average, $10,000-15,000). Support of this program is from the Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Fisheries and Wildlife, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Pediatrics...more

Center for Research on Ingredient Safety: RFP due July 31

Internal Submission Deadline: Monday, July 31, 2017 at 5:00 PM ET Administrator(s): Michael Holsapple (Director), Heather Dover (Research Assistant) Category: Seed Grants Award Cycle: January 1, 2018 - November 30, 2018 Possible Target Areas of Research:  Applications of alternative testing for ingredient safety Effects of ingredients on microbiota Impact of Maillard Reaction products on food safety Applications of exposure science/modeling for ingredient safety Mycotoxins and food safety...more

RA Project Proposal and Budget Courses Available

The new system is now live. Register now for instructor-led courses in Proposal Development in KC, Budget Development in KC, and Re-budgeting and Report Tracking in KC. See the User Education page for details about the courses and information on registration....more

Grant Consultants on Campus Week of Feb. 13

  Grant consultant Tom Hollon will be on campus February 13th - February 17th and available to meet with investigators individually or in small groups to discuss funding opportunities, current grant projects, grant editing, or how to arrange for external peer review of proposals.  If you would like to meet with Tom, please send an email to Grant consultant and editor Dr. Heidi Smith Parker will be on campus February 13th – February 15th and...more

Funding Opportunity: Ingredient Safety due 1/31/17

Deadline: Tues., Jan. 31, 2017 5:00 PM ET Competition Details MSU Center for Research on Ingredient Safety Administrator(s): Michael Holsapple (Director), Heather Dover, Adelle Simmons Category: Pilot Grants Award Cycle: May 1, 2017 - April 30, 2018 Discipline/Subject Area: Applications of alternative testing for ingredient safety Effects of ingredients on microbiota Impact of Maillard Reaction products on food safety Applications of exposure science / modeling for ingredient safety Mycotoxins...more