HBC April-May 2020 News Bulletin

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

 

Equipment Award Competition

The HBC is offering investigators in HBC participating departments a chance to participate in an equipment award competition.  A Beckman Coulter SW 41 Ti Swinging-Bucket Rotor Package will be awarded to one investigator.  In October of 2015, Beckman Coulter offered this rotor to HBC at a third its purchase cost because of a large order.  Since then it has been nearly unused. The current list price for one of these rotors is $32,000.  You can view Technical documentation on the Beckman Coulter website but keep in mind that this particular item was purchased in 2015 and that any improvements made post 2015 will not be applicable to it.  If you are interested in applying please review the application criteria and submit the application form to hbcevents@ku.edu by May 21, 2020, at 5:00 pm. 

Rotor

 

J.R. & Inez Jay Fund Proposal Submission

We would like to thank everyone who submitted a J.R. & Inez Jay Fund proposal application for consideration.  We received seven proposals this year.   The award recipients will be announced sometime late May or early June.

 

HBC Office

Although the on-site HBC office is closed (the HBC stockroom is open as usual), we are still available to assist you.  Our contact information is:

Pre- Award

Donna Burruss

785-864-3718

dburruss@ku.edu

Mickie Gillispie

785-864-2570

mgillisp@ku.edu

Angela Loch

785-864-8015

aloch@ku.edu

Post-Award

Matt Stevens

785-864-5549

mstevens@ku.edu

Sr. Principal Analyst

Nicole Suchy

785-864-3572

nsuchy@ku.edu

Research Support Services Manager

André Faucher

785-864-3751

dagon1@ku.edu

Associate Director of Finance and Operations

Paula Hinman

785-864-0908

phinman@ku.edu

Interim Director

John Stobaugh

785-864-3996

stobaugh@ku.edu

 

NIH Updates

  • Reminder: for all NIH grant applications due on or after May 25, 2020, the NIH will require the use of updated instructions and application forms (FORM-F).  The application guide and forms are available for version F.
  • PIs can now use SciENcv (Science Experts Networks Curriculum Vitae) to create their NIH biosketch.  SciENcv helps users develop a biosketch by automatically extracting information from the NIH eRA Commons and from PubMed and it also formats the biosketch according to the NIH requirements.  This interface can also be used for NSF and IES (Institute of Education Sciences )  grant submissions.  Furthermore, the NSF will require the use of SciENcv for all biosketches and other supports starting June 1, 2020.

 

Have a great summer!

The next HBC News Bulletin edition will not be published until late July.   Therefore, the HBC staff would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone the best summer possible under these unusual circumstances.



Grant Submission Deadlines

May 12, 2020
EPSCoR RII Track-4: EPSCoR Research Fellows (RII Track-4) N   20-543.

May 18, 2020
NIH deadline for the Maximizing Investigators' Research Award (R35) 19-367.

May 25, 2020
NIH standard deadline for Program Project Grants and Center Grants (P series) and for Institutional National Research Service Awards and Other Training Grants (T & D series)– new, renewal, resubmission, revision.

June 5, 2020
NIH Standard deadline for new R01 and U01 – new grant applications.

June 12, 2020
NIH Standard deadline for K series – new grant applications.

June 16, 2020
NIH Standard deadline for R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 – new grant applications.

July 5, 2020
NIH Standard deadline for new R01 and U01 – renewal, resubmission, revision.

July 12, 2020
NIH Standard deadline for K series – renewal, resubmission, revision.

July 16, 2020
NIH Standard deadline for R03, R21, R33, R21/R33, R34, R36, UH2, UH3, UH2/UH3 – renewal, resubmission, revision.

July 27, 2020
Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) (20-525)

Recent Awards

Brandon DeKosky, Assistant Professor, Departments of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, was awarded $50,000 by the PHRMA Foundation as mentor for Daniel Griffin postdoctoral fellowship for the project entitled: “Antigen-Fc Conjugates as Bioinspired Immunotherapeutics.”

Anthony Fehr, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biosciences, was awarded $8,474 by the Streck, Inc. for his project entitled: “Testing of Streck materials on coronaviruses.”

Wendy Picking, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, was awarded $205,713 by the Gates Foundation for her project entitled “Shigella Ipa proteins support.”

Yong Zeng, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, was awarded $90,000 by the KU Medical Center for his project entitled: “Tumor-Derived Extracellular Vesicle in Ovarian Cancer.”

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