POSTPONED – Research Development Office Information Session: “NIH High-Risk High Reward Program”

June 10, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

“NIH High-Risk High Reward Program”

The High-Risk, High-Reward information session is being postponed to a later date due to “#shut down STEM“, see information on the DBBS website.

The Research Development Office (RDO) is hosting an information session on the NIH High-Risk High-Reward (HRHR) Program on June 10, 2020 at Noon. The session will include a brief overview of the program and a Q&A session with HRHR-funded WU faculty. Please join to learn about the HRHR program mechanisms, differences from R01 proposals, and grantwriting tips.

Note that the session has a limit of 300 participants.

Please submit your questions in advance here.

Zoom Meeting Invite available via BOX. For assistance with Zoom, please contact WashU IT.

NIH High Risk High Reward program
The High-Risk, High-Reward Research program supports exceptionally creative scientists pursuing highly innovative research with the potential for broad impact in biomedical, behavioral, or social sciences within the NIH mission. The program’s four constituent NIH Director’s awards provide a diverse set of funding opportunities.

NIH Director’s Pioneer Award (DP1)
For scientists with outstanding records of creativity pursuing pioneering approaches to major challenges
$3.5 million for five year.

NIH Director’s New Innovator Award (DP2)
For exceptionally creative early career scientists proposing innovative, high-impact projects.
$1.5 million for 5 years

NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award (R01)
For individuals or teams proposing groundbreaking, unconventional research with the potential to create new scientific paradigms
Flexible budget for 5 years.

NIH Director’s Early Independence Award (DP5) and NIH Director’s Emergency Early Independence Award (DP5) (WUSTL Key required)
For exceptional junior scientists bypassing postdoctoral training to launch independent research careers
$1.25 million for 5 years
Please note: WU is limited to two submissions for each of these DP5 competitions and an internal selection competition is being held.

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