Catalyst Grant: Human Microbiome – Funding Decisions Notification (October 2008 Competition – 200808CHM)

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is pleased to announce the results of the Catalyst Grant: Human Microbiome competition.

Funding Opportunity Summary

The objectives of the Catalyst Grant: Human Microbiome competition were to:

  • Support pilot projects that will generate preliminary observations, data or knowledge and advance our understanding in the area of the human microbiome.
  • Facilitate individual researchers working in the area of the human microbiome to begin forming teams as an initial step towards the pursuit of additional funding opportunities in the national and international realms.
  • Provide the opportunity for interaction between the Canadian research communities and enhance their participation in international consortium activities associated with the Human Microbiome Project.

Funding Competition Summary

A total of 21 applications were received of which 12 were approved for funding.

Contact Information

For further information about this competition, please contact:

Lynne Côté
Team Leader
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Telephone: 613-957-6119
Fax: 613-954-1800
Email: lynne.cote@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

For further information about this initiative and the objectives of this funding opportunity please contact:

David Hartell
Associate, Institute Strategic Initiatives
Institute of Infection & Immunity
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Telephone: 613-941-4329
Fax: 613-954-1800
Email: david.hartell@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

Funding Decisions Data Report

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