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Funding Opportunities
Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54)
January 7, 2009 • RFA-RM-09-004

NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00)
December 12, 2008 • PA-09-036

Research Centers in Trauma, Burn, and Peri-Operative Injury (P50)
December 12, 2008 • PAR-09-048

Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (K25)
December 11, 2008 • PA-09-039

Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)
December 11, 2008 • PA-09-043

Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08)
December 11, 2008 • PA-09-042

New Methodologies for Natural Products Chemistry (R01)
December 10, 2008 • RFA-RM-09-005

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards for Individual Predoctoral Fellows in PharmD/PhD Programs (F31)
November 18, 2008 • PA-09-029

2009 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2)
October 27, 2008 • RFA-RM-09-003

2009 NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1)
October 27, 2008 • RFA-RM-09-001

Repeats Lead to DNA Fragility, Neurological Disorders
January 11, 2009 • Tufts University

NIGMS-funded researchers have found that repeating CGG sequences in DNA, which are associated with inherited neurological disorders, stall DNA replication.

Scientists Develop RNA That Replicates Itself Indefinitely
January 9, 2009 • Scripps Research Institute

NIGMS-supported scientists have synthesized for the first time RNA enzymes that can indefinitely replicate themselves without the help of proteins or other cellular components.

Researchers Find New Way Protein Can Function
January 9, 2009 • Dartmouth College

A group of NIGMS-supported researchers has found a new function for one of the proteins involved with chromosome segregation during cell division.

Scientists Unravel Structure of Breast Cancer Target Enzyme
January 7, 2009 • Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute

NIGMS-supported researchers have revealed the molecular structure of aromatase, the enzyme targeted by Tamoxifen and other, related drugs.

Researchers Catch Evolution in the Act
January 6, 2009 • Washington University in St. Louis

A team of NIGMS-supported biologists has discovered that two RNA polymerases found only in plants are specialized forms of an enzyme common to all eukaryotic organisms.

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This page last updated January 12, 2009