|Opportunity Name||Microbiome and Precision Nutrition Program|
|Agency||Weston Family Foundation|
|Value||Up to $300,000|
Letter of Intent (LOI)
|LOI due to FSc RO at firstname.lastname@example.org for full review||07-18-2023|
|LOI and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at email@example.com for mandatory review||07-25-2023|
|LOI and fully signed ORS checklist due to ORS for mandatory review||07-28-2023, by 9:00AM|
|LOI due at agency||08-01-2023|
|Proposal due to FSc RO at firstname.lastname@example.org for full review||09-26-2023|
|Proposal and fully signed ORS checklist due to FSc RO at email@example.com for mandatory review||10-03-2023|
|Proposal and fully signed ORS checklist due to ORS for mandatory review||10-06-2023, by 9:00AM|
|Proposal due at agency||10-11-2023, by 2:00PM|
To support innovative projects that:
- Advance the application of the microbiome in improving human health
- Foster greater collaboration within the Canadian research community
- Position Canada as a global leader in the field of microbiome research
Eligible projects will:
- Leverage the microbiome to maximize the benefits of nutrition in people
- Evaluate microbiome heterogeneity and how it impacts nutrient metabolism in humans.
The Principal Applicant must be at or above the level of assistant professor or equivalent.
How to Apply
York University researchers are reminded that all applications for external research funding, including Letters of Intent, must be reviewed and approved by the Office of Research Services before they are submitted to the granting agency. For internal approval, the application must be accompanied by a completed ORS Checklist, which requires the Dean’s signature. Please send the complete application, with the finalized budget and a completed ORS checklist to firstname.lastname@example.org, five days prior to agency deadline.
ORS is accepting electronic applications – the process is outlined here.