CHSI Annual Pilot Award – Call for applications

The Duke Center for Human Systems Immunology (CHSI) is proud to announce that we are now accepting proposals for pilot projects! Through this RFP, CHSI will support projects aimed at securing future independent funding in cross-cutting research areas within immunology, with a preference for those incorporating computational biology. This RFP encourages submissions from new investigators and collaborations across Duke, emphasizing trans-disciplinary partnerships. Up to three (3) annual Pilot Awards, each with a maximum $20,000 direct cost funding, are available. The application schedule includes a Letter of Intent by November 1, 2023, and full proposals by December 1, 2023. Eligibility extends to faculty of all ranks and post-doctoral/clinical fellows, with specific criteria for each group. The award period is limited to 12 months or less, with the projected award date of January 15, 2024. Please click the links below to learn more and access the application guidelines and material:


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