Fund Your Biomedical Research Project

Take your biomedical research project to the next level with Mississippi INBRE! We are pleased to announce we are now offering both research initiation and project development grants for faculty researchers across the state of Mississippi.

Mississippi INBRE specializes in establishing and funding biomedical research at predominately undergraduate institutions (PUIs) and historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in Mississippi. Our research scope covers a variety of subjects and topics; however, our primary scientific focuses are on cancer, infectious diseases and obesity

Details about each funding opportunity, including the application process, can be found below. Let’s grow together as we solve issues directly affecting Mississippians through these exciting research opportunities.

Project Development Grant

The Mississippi IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (Mississippi INBRE) is soliciting proposals to enhance all areas of biomedical research and promote student participation in related careers. Tenure-track faculty at Mississippi’s primarily undergraduate institutes who have published peer-reviewed articles in the last four years are welcome to apply. Project Development Grants will have a two-year project period and direct costs of $70,000/year.

Pre-Proposal Instructions

To best serve partner institutes and other researchers in Mississippi, Mississippi INBRE is requiring applicants provide a pre-proposal to initiate submission of Project Development Grants. The information will be used to assess eligibility and arrange consultation with Mississippi INBRE personnel to help prospective awardees best leverage resources and expertise available through the network. Two documents are required to complete a pre-proposal, in addition to a face page.

The application is hosted on the Piestar RFX application system. Please click HERE to register and begin your application.

Full Proposal Instructions

Please click HERE  to download and read the full RFA. 

Deadlines: Although the system gives a 5/31/24 deadline, pre-proposals are accepted at any time. Full proposals must be submitted by June 23, 2024, to be considered for the September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2025 funding period. 

Research Initiation Grant

The Mississippi IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (Mississippi INBRE) is soliciting proposals to enhance all areas of biomedical research and promote student participation in related careers. All full-time faculty at Mississippi’s primarily undergraduate institutes are welcome to apply. Research Initiation Grants will have a one-year project period, and direct costs of $20,000.

Pre-Proposal Instructions

To best serve partner institutes and other researchers in Mississippi, Mississippi INBRE is requiring applicants provide a pre-proposal to initiate submission of Research Initiation Grants. The information will be used to assess eligibility and arrange consultation with Mississippi INBRE personnel to help prospective awardees best leverage resources and expertise available through the network. Two documents are required to complete a pre-proposal, in addition to a face page. 

The application is hosted on the Piestar RFX application system. Please click HERE to register and begin your application.*

Full Proposal Instructions

Please click HERE to view and download the full RFA.

Deadlines: Although the system gives a 5/31/24 deadline, pre-proposals are accepted at any time. Full proposals must be submitted by June 23, 2024, to be considered for the September 1, 2024 – August 31, 2025 funding period.