Selected Nominees

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American Heart Association - Strategically Focused Vascular Disease Research
Nominee: Manesh Patel
Department: Medicine - Cardiology
Sponsor Deadline: September 26, 2017

American Heart Association - Strategically Focused Children's Research Network
Nominee: Sarah Armstrong
Department: Pediatrics - Healthy Lifestyles
Sponsor Deadline: February 21, 2017

American Heart Association - Strategically Focused Research Networks: Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death
Nominee: Sana Al-Khatib
Department: Cardiology
Sponsor Deadline: February 7, 2019

American Honda Foundation
Nominee: Jory Weintraub
Department: Center on Global Change
Sponsor Deadline: August 1, 2017

The Arc of NC
Nominee: Gary Maslow
Departments: Pediatrics
Sponsor Deadline: March 10, 2017

Association for Computing Machinery - Doctoral Dissertation Competition
Nominee: He Xi
Department: Computer Science
Sponsor Deadline: October 31, 2018.

Brain Research Foundation - Fay Frank Seed Award
Nominees: Elika Bergelson
Departments: Psychology and Neuroscience
LOI Deadline: January 8, 2019

Brain Research Foundation - Scientific Innovations Award (SIA)
Nominees: Jennifer Groh
Departments: Neurobiology; Psychology and Neuroscience
LOI Deadline: June 22, 2018

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Quantitative and Statistical Thinking in the Life Sciences
Nominee: Christopher Nicchitta
Departments: Cell Biology
Sponsor Deadline: April 25, 2018

CDC - Research Approaches to Improve the Care and Outcomes of People Living with Spina Bifida
Nominee: John Wiener
Department: Surgery
Sponsor Deadline: February 13, 2019

CDC - Understanding and Addressing the Disparity in Vaccination Coverage Among U.S. Adolescents Living in Rural Versus Urban Areas
Nominee: Emmanuel Walter
Department: Medicine-Pediatrics
Mandatory LOI: January 16, 2018
Sponsor Deadline: February 13, 2018

CGS / Proquest Distinguished Dissertation Award
Social Sciences Nominee: Nadia Brashier
Department: Psychology
Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Engineering Nominee: TBD
Department: Mohamed Ibrahim
Full application: June 30, 2018

Conservation, Food & Health Foundation, Support for Programs in Developing World
Nominee: Emily Bernhardt
Department: Biology
Concept Paper: July 1, 2018

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award
Nominee:  Jeffrey Clarke
Department: Medicine - Oncology
Sponsor Deadline: February 1, 2019

Department of of Energy - Advanced Manufacturing Projects for Emerging Research Exploration
Nominee: Benjamin Wiley
Department: Chemistry
Concept Paper Deadline: January 31, 2017
Full application: March 30, 2017

Department of of Energy - Scientific Infrastructure Support for Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research
Nominee: Emmanouil Veveakis
Department: CEE
Full application: November 15, 2018

Department of of Energy - Energy Frontier Research Centers
Nominee: David Beratan
Department: Chemistry
Pre-application: January 31, 2018
Full application: April 11, 2018

Department of of Energy - Materials and Chemical Sciences Research for Quantum Information Science
Nominee: Harold U. Baranger
Department: Physics
Nominee 2: Jungsang Kim
Department: Electrical Engineering
Full application: May 24, 2018

Department of of Energy - Research at the Frontiers Of X-Ray Free Electron Laser Ultrafast Chemical And Materials Sciences
Nominee: Olivier Delaire
Department: MEMS
Full application: May 21, 2018

Department of Homeland Security - Fire Prevention and Safety
Nominee: Nathan Kimbrell
Department: Psychiatry and Behavioral Science
Sponsor Deadline: March 16, 2018

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Awards
Nominee: Michael Grigoni
Department: Religion
Nominee: Anisa Khalifa
Department: Critical Asian Studies
Nominee: Brianna Petrone
Department: MGM
Sponsor Deadline:January 21, 2019

Dr. Scholl's Foundation Grants
Nominee: Nicolette Cagle
Department: NSOE
Sponsor Deadline: March 1, 2019

Dreyfus (Camille and Henry) Foundation Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards
Nominee: Amanda Hargrove
Department: Chemistry
Sponsor Deadline: February 7, 2019

Google 2019 US/Canada PhD Fellowship Program
Nominee: Na Young Jun
Department: Neurobiology
Nominee: Tiancheng Liu
Department: Computer Science
Sponsor Deadline: November 30, 2018

Hartwell Fellowship
Nominee: Elizabeth Ransey
Department: Psychiatry
Sponsor Deadline: June 30, 2018

Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Awards
Nominee: Eileen Chambers
Department: Pediatrics
Nominee: Chay T. Kuo
Department: Cell Biology and Neurobiology
Nominee: Noelle Younge
Department: Pediatrics
Sponsor Deadline: September 15, 2018

HRSA - Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training (BHWET)
Nominee: Pamela Wall
Department: School of Nursing
Sponsor Deadline: June 12, 2017

HRSA - Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Regional Collaboratives Program
Nominee: John J. Strouse
Department: Medicine - Adult Sickle Cell Program
Sponsor Deadline: January 31, 2017

Johnson and Johnson  WiSTEM2D Scholars Program 2018
Nominee: Jennifer Roizen
Department: Chemistry
Nominee: TBD
Nominee: Amanda Randles
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Mathematics: TBD
Manufacturing: TBD
Design: TBD
Deadline: September 25, 2018

Keck - Phase I
Nominee: Amy Schmid
Department: Biology
Sponsor Deadline: May 1, 2019

Kinship Foundation - Searle Scholars Program
Nominee 1: Eva Naumann
Department: Neurobiology
Nominee 2: Gustavo Silva
Department: Biology
Sponsor Deadline: September 28, 2018

LYRASIS - Catalyst Fund
Proposal: Timothy McGeary
Department: IT-Admin
IDEA: No applicant
Department: TBD
Sponsor Deadline: February 20, 2019

Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation Faculty Scholars Program (for Innovators in Medicine & Nursing)
Nominee Nursing 1: Jennie De Gagne
Department: SON
Nominee 2: TBD
Department: TBD
Sponsor Deadline: February 14, 2018

Mallinckrodt Foundation Research Grants
Nominee: Eva A. Naumann
Department: Neurobiology
Sponsor Deadline: August 1, 2018

Mallinckrodt Foundation Scholars Program
Nominee: Dennis Ko
Department: MGM
Nominee: Jeremy Kay
Department: Neurobiology
Deadline: January 15, 2019

Mary Kay Innovative/Translational Cancer Research Grants
Nominee: Gayathri Devi
Department: Surgery - Experimental
Deadline: February 8, 2019

Moore Foundation - Moore Inventor Fellows
Nominee: Roarke Horstmeyer
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Nominee: Maiken Mikkelsen
Department: Electrical and Civil Engineering
Deadline: March 4, 2019

National Comprehensive Cancer Network  - Young Investigator Award
Nominee: Lindsay Rein
Department: Medicine - Cellular Therapy Division
Nominee: Junjie Yao
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Nomination Deadline: November 22, 2017
Full Application Deadline: January 17, 2018

National Endowment for the Arts - Summer Stipends
Nominee: Leela Prasad
Department: Religion
Nominee #2: TBD
Sponsor Deadline: September 26, 2018

NIH - All of Us Research Program Engagement and Retention Innovators (OT2)
Nominee: Rosa Guarda-Gonzalez
Department: School of Nursing
Sponsor Deadline: March 29, 2019

NIH - Bridges to the Doctorate (R25)
Nominee: Debra Brandon
Department: School of Nursing
Sponsor Deadline: September 25, 2017

NIH - Cancer Target Discovery and Developmental Network (U01)
Nominee: You Wen He
Department: Immunology
Nominee: Jack Keen
Department MGM
Sponsor Deadline: October 3, 2016

NIH - Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Nominee: Tim Reddy
Department: Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
Sponsor Deadline: January 25, 2019

NIH - Cooperative Human Tissue Network (CHTN) (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) UM1
Nominee: Shannon McCall
Department: Medicine - Pathology
Sponsor Deadline: August 28, 2018

NIH - Coordinating Center for Population-based Research to Optimize the Screening Process (PROSPR)(U24)
Nominee: Deborah Fisher
Department: Medicine - Gastroenterology
Sponsor Deadline: February 9, 2017

NIH - Consortia for HIV/AIDS Vaccine Development (CHAVD) (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Nominee: Barton Haynes
Department: Duke Human Vaccine Institute
LOI Deadline: May 28, 2018
Sponsor Deadline: June 28, 2018

NIH - Data Coordinating Center for the Diabetic Foot Consortium (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Nominee: Hrishikesh Chakraborty
Department: DCRI
Deadline: January 23, 2019

NIH - Development of Curricular or Training Activities in Rigor and Transparency to Enhance Reproducibility (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Nominee: Sue Jinks-Robertson
Department: Cellular and Molecular Biology
Deadline: May 18, 2018

NIH - NIH HEAL Initiative: Specialized Clinical Centers RFA-NS-19-025
Nominee: Alexander Limkakeng
Department: Surgery
Sponsor Deadline: February 6, 2019

NIH - Jointly Sponsored Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences (T32)
Nominee: Richard Mooney
Department: Neurobiology
Sponsor Deadline: May 25, 2018

NIH KC Donnelly Externship
PI: Richard T. Di Giulio
Student: Savannah Volkoff
Sponsor Deadline: January 31, 2018

NIH - NIAMS Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine Resource-based Centers (P30 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Nominee: Benjamin A. Alman
Department: Orthopedics
Deadline: June 11, 2018

NIH - Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES)
Nominee: Robert Tighe
Department: Medicine - Pulmonary
Deadline: February 28, 2017

NIH - NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Nominee: Kyle Lafata
Department: Radiation Oncology
Sponsor Deadline: February 26, 2019

NIH - Research Education: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Program (R25)
Nominee: Daniel Lew
Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Sponsor Deadline: January 26, 2018

NIH - S10s
High-End Instrumentation Program
Shared Instrumentation Program
Sponsor Deadline: May 31, 2018

NIH - Stimulating Access to Research in Residency (StARR) (R38)
Nominee: Anthony Viera
Department: Community and Family Medicine
Nominee: David Kirsch
Department: Radiation Oncology
Sponsor Deadline: February 13, 2019

NIH - Team Based Design in Biomedical Engineering Education
Nominee: Marc Sommer
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Deadline: May 31, 2017

NIH - The NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00)
Nominee: Jacob Hoj
Department: Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Deadline: February 22, 2019

NIH - NIMHD Specialized Centers of Excellence on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54)
Nominee: Kimberly Johnson
Department: Medicine - Geriatrics
Deadline: May 15, 2017

NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL)
Nominee: Nicolette Cagle
Department: NSOE
Nominees 2 & 3 TBD
Departments: TBD
Sponsor Deadline: November 7, 2018

NSF Big Data Regional Innovation Hubs: Establishing Spokes to Advance Big Data Applications  (BD Spokes)
Nominee: Jim Moody
Department: Sociology
Sponsor Deadline: September 18, 2017

NSF Cultivating Cultures for Ethical STEM (CCE STEM)
Sponsor Deadline: February 22, 2019

NSF Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure (CICI)
Nominee 1: Tracy Futhey
Nominee 2: No applicant
Department: Office of Information Technology
Deadline: June 4, 2018

NSF Harnessing the Data Revolution (HDR): Data Science Corps (DSC)
Nominee: Robert Calderbank
Department: Mathematics
Sponsor Deadline: February 4, 2019

NSF  Improvements in Facilities, Communications, and Equipment at Biological Field Stations and Marine Laboratories (FSML)
Nominee: Anne Yoder
Department: Lemur Center
Sponsor Deadline: December 8, 2017

NSF Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE)
Nominee Jana Schaich Borg
Department: SSRI
Nominee: James Moody
Department: Sociology
Sponsor Deadline: October 25, 2017

NSF IUSE/Professional Formation of Engineers: REvolutionizing engineering and computer science Departments (IUSE/PFE: RED)
Nominee: Ashutosh Chilkoti
Department: BME
Nominee: Krishnendu Chakrabarty
Department: ECE
Sponsor Deadline: January 24, 2019

NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program: (MRI)
Nominee (Track 2): Kate Scholberg
Department: Physics
Nominee (Track 1): Sara Miller
Department: Pathology
Nominee (Track 1): Anselm Vossen
Department: Physics
Sponsor Deadline: January 22, 2019

NSF Materials Research Science and Engineering Centers (MRSEC)
Nominee: Cate Brinson
Department: MEMS
Preliminary Proposal Deadline: June 24, 2019
Sponsor Deadline: November 26, 2019

NSF Partnerships for Innovation: Building Innovation
Nominee: Aaron Franklin
Department: ECE
Nominee: Adam Wax
Department: BME
Sponsor Deadline: February 1, 2018

NSF Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)
Nominee: Stephen Craig
Department: Chemistry
Preliminary Proposal: September 14, 2016
Full Application: April 24, 2017

NSF Research Traineeship (NRT) Program
Nominee: Jennifer West
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Nominee Kathleen Donohue
Department: Biology
LOI Deadline: December 6, 2018
Sponsor Deadline for Full Applications: February 6, 2019

NSF Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships
Nominee: Claudia Gunsch - Civil and Environmental Engineering
Nominee: James Moody - Sociology
Nominee: Jesko von Windheim - NSOE
Sponsor Deadline: Anticipated 2017

New York Academy of Science - Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists
Chemistry Nominee: Matthew Hirschey
Department: Medicine DMPI
Life Sciences Nominee: TBD
Physical Sciences and Engineering: TBD
Sponsor Deadline for Nomination Materials: November 14, 2018

North Carolina Biotechnology Center - Institutional Development Grant
Joel Collier - BME
Jeremy Force - Oncology
Michael Hauser - Institute for Molecular Physiology
Jeremy Kay - Opthalmology
Virginia Kraus - DMPI 
Jason Somarelli - Oncology
Sponsor Deadline: August 30, 2017

ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Awards
Nominee: Junjie Yao
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Nominee: No Applicant
Deadline: January 8, 2018

ORAU Lindau Meeting of Nobel Laureates and Students (Physics)
Nominee: Zachary Steelman
Department: BME
Nominee: Andrew Smith
Department: Physics
Deadline: September 28, 2018

Packard - Fellowship for Science and Engineering
Nominee: Roarke Horstmeyer
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Nominee: Daniel Scolnic
Department: Physics
Deadline: April 19, 2019

Pew Charitable Trusts Scholars Program
Nominee: Kate Meyer
Department: Biochemistry
Nomination Due: June 29, 2018
Full Proposal Due: October 15, 2018

Phi Beta Psi Sorority
Nominee: Peter Fecci
Department: Neurosurgery
Nominee: James Alvarez
Department: Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Deadline: June 15, 2016

PhrMA - Informatics Pre-Doctoral Fellowships
Nominee: TBD
Department: TBD
Mentor: TBD
Deadline: September 1, 2018

PhrMA Pharmacology / Toxicology Pre-Doctoral Fellowships
Nominee: Scott Scarneo
Department: Pharmacology and Cancer Biology
Mentor: Tim Haystead
Deadline: September 1, 2018

Princess Grace Foundation Princess Grace Film Awards
Nominee: Sarah Riazati
Department: MFA / EDA
Deadline: June 1, 2018

RGK Foundation
Nominee: Christina Gibson-Davis
Department: Sanford School of Public Policy
Deadline: June 1, 2016

Rita Allen Foundation Scholar Awards
Nominee: Eva Naumann
Department: Neurobiology
Deadline: October 24, 2018

St. Baldrick's Foundation 2019
Research Grants
Nominee: No applicant
Nominee: No applicant

International Scholars
Nominee: No applicant

Supportive Care Research Grants
Nominee: McLean Pollock
Department: Child and Family Mental Health & Developmental Neuroscience
LOI: January 31, 2019
Full Application: March 29, 2019

Summer Fellows
Nominee: Corinne Linardic
Department: Pediatrics-Hematology/Oncology
Full Application: December 31, 2018

Schmidt Science Fellows
Nominee: Mercy Nyamewaa Asiedu
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Nominee: Vivienne Jilla Foroughirad
Department: Marine Science and Conservation
Nominee: Joshua Abram John Hinds Hammer
Department:: Biomedical Engineering
Nominee: Justin Thomas Lana
Department: Environment (focus: Global Environmental Health)

Simons Foundation Math + X
Nominee: Jianfeng Lu
Department: Mathematics
Deadline: October 31, 2017

Simons Foundation Simons Investigators in Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems
Nominee: Amy Schmid
Department: Biology
Nominee: Amanda Randles
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Deadline: October 31, 2018

South Arts Performing Arts Touring Program Grants
PI: Eric Oberstein
Department: Duke Performances
Sponsor Deadline: March 1, 2018

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Grants
PI: William Darity, Jr.
Department: Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity
Sponsor Deadline: After May 8, 2018

USAID Improved Health for Underserved Filipinos
Nominee: Lawrence David
Department: Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Deadline: June 13, 2018

USAID Innovations for Improving Health System Performance
Nominee: Krishna Udayakumar
Department: Associate Professor of the Practice of Global Health
Deadline: March 30, 2018

USAID Long-term Assistance and SErvices for Research (LASER)
Nominee: Brian Stoner and Krishna Udayakumar
Departments: ECE and DGHI
Nominee: Amanda Randles
Deadline: January 24, 2018

USAID Accelerating Local Potential Addendum to the Science, Technology, Innovation, and Partnerships in Higher Education
Nominee: Marc Jeuland
Deadline for Concept Note: April 6, 2018

US Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Scholarship and Fellowship Education Grant
Nominee: Terri Yoshizumi
Department: Nuclear Medicine
Deadline: November 30, 2018

V Foundation Pediatric Cancer Research Grant Program

Nominee: Yarui Diao
Department: Cell Biology
Nomination Due to Sponsor: February 28, 2019
Full Application Due: April 2, 2019

V Foundation Robin Roberts Survivorship Research Fund
Nominee:Deborah Muoio
Department: Medicine - Endocrinology
Letter of Nomination: August 15, 2018
Deadline: September 17, 2018

V Foundation Translational Award 2018
Nominee:Tian Zhang
Department: Medicine - Oncology
Letter of Nomination: April 16, 2018
Deadline: May 30, 2018

V Foundation Translational Research in Lung Cancer/ Biological Basis of Cancer Disparities in African Americans
Nominee: John Yi
Department: Surgery
Nomination Due to Sponsor: May 1, 2018
Full Application Due: June 1, 2018

Nominee: Qingyi Wei
Department: Medicine / Oncology
Nomination Due to Sponsor: May 15, 2017
Full Application Due: June 15, 2017

V Foundation - V Scholar Award
Nominee: Joshua Snyder
Department: Surgery and Cell Biology
Letter of Nomination: April 2, 2018
Deadline: May 1, 2018

V Foundation Victory Ride Mission Grants
Nominee: Nadine Barrett
Department: Medicine - Community Health
Letter of Nomination:October 25, 2018
Deadline: November 27, 2018

Vallee Foundation Young Investigator Awards
Nominee: Lawrence David
Department: MGM
Deadline: March 1, 2019

VentureWell Faculty Grants
Nominee: Eric Richardson
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Nominee: Ann Saterback
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Deadline: November 7, 2018

William T. Grant Foundation Scholar Award
Nominee:  Carolyn Barnes
Department: SSPP
Deadline: July 5, 2018

Worldwide Cancer Research Grants
Nominee: Brent Hanks
Department: Medicine - Oncology
Deadline: April 27, 2018