Smith Family Award for Excellence in Biomedical Research
FAS Pre-Proposal Deadline: May 10, 2017 by 5:00PM
Award Amount: $300,000 over 3 years
Target Faculty: Faculty appointed to first independent faculty position on or between July 1, 2015 and December 1, 2017. If an applicant has been on medical or family leave, or if research was interrupted for other reasons, this period of absence does not count towards eligibility.
The Smith Family Award for Excellence in Biomedical Research supports promising junior faculty who are beginning to establish their own independent laboratories and research programs. The mission of the program is to launch the careers of newly independent biomedical researchers with the ultimate goal of achieving medical breakthroughs. Applications focus on all fields of biomedical science and may also be submitted by investigators in physics, chemistry and engineering.