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Limited Submission Funding Opportunity for Texas A&M University
CPRIT Shared Instrumentation Awards

Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)

PI Eligibility and limit: 1
The Principal Investigator (PI) must have a doctoral degree, including M.D., Ph.D., D.D.S., D.M.D., Dr. P.H., D.O., D.V.M., or equivalent, and must reside in Texas during the time the research that is the subject of the grant is conducted.  A PI may submit only one application under this RFA during this funding cycle.

Institutional Limit: 1
Texas A&M University, 1; Texas A&M University Health Science Center, 1

Institutional Eligibility
The applicant must be a Texas-based entity. Any not-for-profit institution that conducts research is eligible to apply for funding under this award mechanism.

This award provides cancer researchers access to appropriate research instrumentation necessary to achieve their research objectives. A wide variety of instrumentation can be wholly or partially supported, including, but not limited to, biomedical imaging systems, microscopes, cyclotrons, mass spectrometers, protein and DNA sequencers, flow cytometers, and cell sorters. Equally important, funding may be requested for instrumentation to develop state-of-the-art facilities that will directly support and impact cancer research programs at the institution and in the region.

Dates for Internal Competition
September 16, 2011, 5:00 p.m.:
Deadline for an email of intent, including the names of the PI’s, title of internal proposal and a 1-3 sentence description of the project.

Send email of intent to

September 19, 2011, 5:00 p.m.: The deadline for submission of the Internal proposal

Be prepared to upload your internal proposal, the sections will include a 1-3 page Research Plan Summary, Bio-sketch, and a budget.

All proposals submitted for the Limited Submissions must be submitted electronically using the on-line application system, which is available at:

This site is password protected. Texas A&M University tenure or tenure track faculty may use their neo password to access the system. To change your password go to:, click on "Forget your password?" and enter the email account you used to setup your account.  If you need to setup a new account go to:, click on "Need an eProposal Account," fill in the pertinent information and an account will be created for you.

If you have any questions, please contact or 979.845.1811.

September 23, 2011: The Internal Selection Committee will notify PIs of the result of the internal competition.

November 22, 2011: Deadline for the full proposal.

Internal Selection Procedures
Texas A&M University has established a process to identify limited submission opportunities and internally select applications for Texas A&M submissions.