Harlem Biospace

The New York City Economic Development Corporation is launching NYC’s first wet-lab shared-space incubator, Harlem Biospace (Hb), for early-stage startup companies.  Hb is located just a short A- or 1-train away from CUMC (to 125th St stop) and is scheduled to open November 2013. http://harlembiospace.com

CUMC Course: Funding and Grantsmanship for Research and Career Development Activities

Dr. Jaime Rubin, Director of Research Development, Department of Medicine, is the director of this course for students, post doctoral scientists, clinical fellows, new investigators, faculty, & administrators.  Those not wishing to formally register are welcome to audit the course. Complete information may be found at:   http://grantscourse.columbia.edu/

Frick Foundation for ALS Research

The Bruno and Ilse Frick Foundation for Research on ALS is calling for grant applications. The aim of the Foundation is to encourage basic biomedical research related to understanding the cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) ($100,000 over 2 years).   The Frick Foundation for ALS Research  has been surprised to receive no applications from the US over the past few years.  Deadline: September 30th 2013http://frick-fondation.ch/

Columbia-Coulter Translational Research Partnership

The Columbia-Coulter Translational Research Partnership is now accepting Pre-Proposals for its 2013-2014 application cycle.  Selected teams will receive funding, advice, and guidance to help advance their nascent ideas from conception to proof-of-concept.  Through these efforts, the Partnership aims to better position these ideas for partnering with a commercial entity that will invest the necessary resources to bring the concept to market.

For details on upcoming information sessions and important dates, please visit http://bme.columbia.edu/columbia-coulter-2013-2014.


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