Simons Foundation announces RFA for Explorer Awards

17 Apr

The Simons Foundation is a large source of funding for autism research. They have posted a RFA (request for application) for their Explorer Awards RFA

This award program is designed to enhance our existing support of autism research by providing timely resources to enable focused experiments highly relevant to our mission. A deeper understanding of the mechanisms underlying autism spectrum disorders or potential therapeutic approaches will require investigation at multiple levels, including but not limited to studies focused on gene discovery, molecular mechanisms, circuits, anatomy, and cognition and behavior. We will consider proposals at all of these levels.

The maximum budget is $60,000, including indirect costs for one (1) year, non-renewable.

The full RFA is on the Simons website: Explorer Awards RFA

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