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BRAIN Initiative: Standards to Define Experiments Related to the BRAIN Initiative (R24)

Key Dates: 

Posted Date: September 21, 2016

Open Date (Earliest Submission Date): December 10, 2016

Letter of Intent Due Date(s): 30 days prior to the application due date

Application Due Date(s): January 10, 2017 and October 11, 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 for this Funding Opportunity Announcement. 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) solicits applications to develop standards that describe experimental protocols that are being conducted as part of the BRAIN Initiative. It is expected that applications will solicit community input at all stages of the process. It is recommended that the first step of standard development will involve sharing data between different key groups in the experimental community in order to ensure that the developing standard will cover the way that all of those groups are collecting data. The developed standard is expected to be made widely available.

Expiration Date: 
Thursday, October 12, 2017
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