DDMS Program Special Projects

Funding Opportunity Number

PCCR-DDMS-FY2021-01

Funding Opportunity Title

DDMS PROGRAM SPECIAL PROJECTS

Key Dates

Events Cycle 1
Announcement

5/18/2021

Due

6/18/2021

Award Amount

Up to $3,000

Administrative Contact

John Fry ( johnfry@purdue.edu)

Funding Opportunity Description: The DDMS Program of the Purdue Center for Cancer Research (PCCR) would like to allocate funds to support innovative, Cancer-Related collaborative activities with emphasis on intra-programmatic collaboration and publications.  The proposal will be funded at a level appropriate for the proposed work, but will not exceed $3,000.

CLICK HERE to submit your electronic application by 5 pm on the cycle due date. No exceptions. The electronic submission system will not allow applications beyond the deadline. Once here you can enter your Purdue credentials. 

Qualifications/Restrictions:  Applicants must be current members of the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research's Drug Delivery and Molecular Sensing (DDMS) program and propose to develop a collaborative ideas and/or publications with other PCCR members, preferentially with another DDMS program member(s). The funds can be used for supplies for pilot experiments or open-access fee of joint peer-reviewed cancer-relevant publications.

Cost share: This announcement does not require cost sharing.

Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards: There will be two (2) $3,000 awards available for this round of funding.

Award Budget: The proposal will be funded at a level appropriate for the proposed work, but will not exceed $3,000.  See restrictions.

Award Project Period: See the individual descriptions that follow, however it is expected that work will commence within less than two (2) months of the date of award.  A project period of no more than four (4) months will be assigned to projects. If funds are not spent by 12/31/2021, funds will be returned to the Purdue Center for Cancer Research.

Award Restrictions: The budget cannot be used for PI salary support, clerical staff support, travel or equipment.

Award Requirements:  Acceptance of an award will indicate your willingness to serve on the Center’s Pilot Grants Review Committee and to possibly represent the Center at the annual Indiana Elks Convention.  The awardee MUST acknowledge the PCCR. Suggested publication acknowledgement:

“The authors gratefully acknowledge the <insert shared resource name> and support from the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research, P30CA023168”

No Cost Extension (NCE): No cost extensions are not allowed.  If funds are not spent by 12/31/2021, funds will be returned to the Purdue Center for Cancer Research.

Regulatory: Please note the award is contingent upon obtaining all of the necessary regulatory approvals (e.g., IRB, IACUC, PACUC) or a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) pertaining to the work that has pending approvals.

Reporting: Responding to periodic request of progress is required.  Triage of future applications may occur if reporting requests are ignored.

Proposal Guidelines:

  1. Proposal Length: The proposal should be single-spaced and a maximum of one page in length (Arial, 11pt) with no less than 0.5 inch margins.
  2. Required Proposal Structure:
    1. Collaborating Labs (PI Names)
    2. Proposal Title
    3. Hypothesis
    4. Approach
    5. Rationale
    6. Contributions for each lab

Announcement History and Updates

Funding Opportunity Number Summary of Change
PCCR-DDMS-FY2021-01 Initiation of Announcement