The National Biodefense Strategy is.the nation's plan for ensuring that the country is prepared for, responding to, and recovering from health incidents such as these. As a partner in the Strategy, the Department of Energy (DOE) contributes science and technology to support these efforts.
The NIH has released a new memo announcing extended deadlines for some grants submissions and new funding opportunities.
Online coursework will continue through May 1.
On March 5, 2020, the National Science Foundation issued a Dear Colleague letter expressing NSF's interest in accepting proposals to conduct non-medical, non-clinical-care research that can be used immediately to better understand how to model and understand the spread of COVID-19; to inform and educate about the science of virus transmission and prevention; and to encourage the development of processes and actions to address this global challenge.
Grant applications are still being accepted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for the following Grand Challenges and Grand Challenges Explorations initiatives. The Grand Challenges family of initiatives fosters innovation to solve key global health and development problems. The application deadline is April 22, 2020.
The electronic systems will be down for upgrade maintenance April 17 to April 20.
Please contact ICER now if you'd like to buy-in to the new supercomputer while pricing is low.
MSU is suspending face-to-face instruction in lectures, seminars and classrooms and moving coursework to virtual instruction.
The Office for Research and Innovation (ORI) requests applications for the 2019-2020 Discretionary Funding Initiative (DFI). The Discretionary Funding Initiative, funded by the Michigan State University Foundation, provides bridge funds for tenure stream faculty for additional studies needed for resubmission of an unsuccessful, but nearly fundable application to the same program within an agency.
The triennial accreditation visit for review of the MSU animal research program was conducted on campus by a team from the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) during the week of February 17, 2020.