The Institute is composed of scientists engaged in cross-college, interdisciplinary and highly collaborative projects. Membership requires the establishment or existence of such active and innovative collaborations across the Institute. All membership project proposals should follow the instructions outlined below, and must propose emerging or on-going scientific research collaborations with at least one other group at Colorado State University. Applications will be accepted beginning May 1, 2015, with no current deadline.
Project Proposal Guidelines
All membership project proposals should follow the structure outlined below, and must propose emerging or on-going scientific research collaborations with at least one other group at CSU.
- Project Title
- Principal Investigators (with affiliation)
- Disciplines (at least two)
- Lay Summary (3-4 sentences, written for members of the general public describing why the research is being undertaken, the long-term objective of the project, and the impact it may have on human health and/or disease)
- Overall Project Abstract
- Contributions of PI-1
- Contributions of PI-2
- Contributions of PI-N (N = any additional number)
- Explanation of how the project fits with the mission of the Institute.
- Description of connection to the genome
- Collaborative funding opportunity targets (including submission date and award amount)
- Project needs (facilities, expertise)
- Signatures of all participating PIs
- PI Biosketches (3 pages max per biosketch, NIH style, list 10 publications max; current grant support)
Sections 1-12: 4 pages max for a project with two investigators
Arial 10 point; 1 inch margins
Please email proposals (pdf or word doc) to Dinaida Egan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Proposals will be reviewed by the Board of Directors on a quarterly basis.