Reminder for New UF Health Cancer Center Seed Grants opportunities

UF Health Cancer Center Pilot Project Awards

Pilot Project Awards: The intent of this grant mechanism is to provide developmental support for promising investigator-initiated, cancer-related, research projects that propose innovative research across multiple disciplines for a better understanding of the biology, etiology, detection, prevention, treatment, and control of cancer.

The deadline for receipt of letter of intent is November 7, 2014. 

The deadline for receipt of full proposal is December 14, 2014.

Letters of Intent and Applications should be submitted to both:

Dr. Paul Okunieff at pokunieff@ufl.eduor mail to PO Box 103633, Gainesville, FL 32610 and

Diane Gebhardt at

It is anticipated that up to 10 proposals will be funded, pending the quality of science and availability of funds.   The maximum award for these grants is $60,000 direct cost each. No IDC is allowed.  The award is for a period of 12 months, with the expectation that all the funds will be expended during that term.