Funding Opportunities



SCSAP Opportunities

June 20, 2022

The SCSAP and Jumpcode Grant Challenge

This challenge is open to all UM Researchers and UM SCSAP Members.

Submission Deadline: July 22, 2022

If you’re planning on running 10x Genomic services like Chromium or Visium, we have an award opportunity to incorporate a new technology that enhances gene and UMI detection by up to 50%. Our CRISPRclean Single Cell RNA Boost Kit removes overabundant, non-informational nucleic acids to improve representation of important sequences. LEARN MORE

March 23, 2022

In conjunction with BRCF’s Advanced Genomics Core and NanoString’s upcoming schedule of events, NanoString is also offering a grant program to quantitatively map the whole transcriptome to user-defined regions of FFPE/fresh-frozen tissue using the GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler.

NanoString’s GeoMx Human Whole Transcriptome Atlas (GeoMx Hu WTA) provides an unbiased view of 18,000+ protein-coding genes. The GeoMx Hu WTA unlocks new pathways to be explored by researchers and enables GeoMx RNA profiling in oncology, immunology, neuroscience, developmental biology, and other diverse fields. GeoMx Hu WTA provides robust and sensitive performance on FFPE or Fresh Frozen samples. LEARN MORE

Grant Deadline: April 22, 2022

Other Opportunities

Rogel Cancer Center Opportunities

March, 2022

 Pfizer  is seeking proposals for the advancement of RNA therapeutics and the development of the next generation of RNA medicines

Submissions invited for novel target concepts and therapeutic strategies amenable to RNA based approaches (mRNA, circular RNA, gene editing) 
    For more information about submission process and areas of interest go to or email

    April, 2022

    Taubman Institute Innovation ProgramThe Taubman Institute is seeking to support new or existing teams of scientists to develop novel and impactful approaches to integrate their research programs into the clinic setting. The goal is to perform systematic, multiscale phenotyping to gain insights into individual variation in the susceptibility, progression, course, or outcomes of disease. The institute will partner with investigators to support the development and implementation of their research programs.
    Letter of Intent: Thursday, June 30, 2022

      April, 2022

      Lurie Prize in the Biomedical Sciences

      The Lurie Prize in Biomedical Sciences is an award presented by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health to recognize outstanding achievement by a promising young scientist in biomedical research. The Prize is made possible by a generous gift from philanthropist Ann Lurie.      

      Deadline: September 20, 2022