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Arkansas Biosciences Institute

ABI will become internationally recognized as a leader in health and life sciences research. Its multifaceted programs will strengthen Arkansas through science-based economic development including research, education, and technology.

A Leader in Health Sciences Research

By working on joint and related research initiatives, the five member organizations created a large community of scientists and researchers who can better compete for external grant awards from federal sources and national foundations, increase the number of scientists and staff supported by extramural funding, share resources (equipment and expertise), attract other scientists to Arkansas, and encourage science-based economic development in the state.

The A-State Arkansas Biosciences Institute (ABI) is soliciting proposals from A-State faculty

The A-State Arkansas Biosciences Institute (ABI) is soliciting proposals from A-State faculty (applicants must be current tenured, tenure-track, or affiliated (as approved by Graduate Council) faculty on the Jonesboro campus) to provide seed funds for new discoveries consistent with the mission of the ABI that will lead to nationally competitive grants and publications.  Details are provided in the Request for Proposal FY19 for 3 years attachment.  [Please distribute to others in your area.]

October 1 (10:00am) - Letter of Intent due, email to Hope Phillips hopep@astate.edu
October 31 (10:00am) - Complete Proposal due, attachments uploaded into Cayuse
December 14 - Notice to Funded Recipients
January 2019 - Project funding begins

Current and Pending Support

Example of Biographical Sketch

Proposal Cover Sheet

Budget Proposal

Mission Statement

The mission of the ABI is to improve the health of Arkansans through new and expanded agricultural and medical research initiatives.

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