The money may be used to pay the costs of the winner's research or creative projects. Winners may choose either to receive up to $1,500 of the total award as a cash stipend or to receive academic credit for their work.
Applications are available from the office of Theodore Poehler, vice provost for research, at 275 Garland Hall on the Homewood campus, or by phone at 410-516-8072. Completed applications for summer projects must be submitted by noon on March 12, and by April 9 for fall semester proposals.
Homewood Blood Drive -- The next blood drive on the Homewood campus will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 10 and 11 in the Glass Pavilion. Appointments will be taken ahead of walk-ins; to schedule a time, call 410-516-0138.
Alternatives to Animal Testing -- The Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing is soliciting projects that will focus on investigating and developing alternative methods to the use of whole animials for safety/hazard evaluation, risk assessment and efficacy. In vitro approaches to evaluate cellular and target organ toxicity are encouraged. CAAT does not currently fund projects relating to carcinogenicity or mutagenicity.
Deadline for applications is March 15. Preproposal forms may be submitted online through the CAAT Web site at http://altweb.jhsph.edu, or mailed to CAAT Grants Coordinator, 111 Market Place, Suite 840, Baltimore, Md. 21202-6709.
No other materials are required for this stage of the application process. Only abstracts using the appropriate form will be reviewed. Those applications that are appropriate to the goals of CAAT will be invited to submit a complete grant application package. Responses will be forwarded by email or U.S. mail.