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BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN) - Specialized Collaboratory on Mouse Brain Cell Atlas (U01)

Key Dates: 

Posted Date: October 19, 2016

Open Date (Earliest Submission Date): December 23, 2016; September 13, 2017

Letter of Intent Due Date(s): December 23, 2016; September 13, 2017

Application Due Date(s): January 23, 2017; October 13, 2017, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on these dates. No late applications will be accepted. Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.

AIDS Application Due Date(s): Not Applicable

Scientific Merit Review: May 2017, March 2018

Advisory Council Review: August 2017, May 2018

Earliest Start Date: September 2017, September 2018


This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) intends to support Specialized Collaboratory that will adopt scalable technology platforms and streamlined workflows to generate a comprehensive 3D brain cell reference atlas encompassing molecular, anatomical, and physiological annotations of brain cell types in mouse, and incorporate additional genetic and other advanced cell-specific targeting approaches and tools to facilitate this goal.   A central goal of this and the three companion FOAs is to build a brain cell census resource that can be widely used throughout the research community.    

Expiration Date: 
Saturday, October 14, 2017
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