The Cancer Research Institute curates a repository of boilerplate text about shared facilities that faculty can use for their grant proposals.

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Pre-review of grant proposals

A faculty member with the School of Biological Sciences can request subjecting their grant proposal to peer review before submitting it to an external funding body. Contact Research Development staff to learn about this peer review process.

The School of Biological Sciences provides statistical consulting and reviews.

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Several campus entities solicit applications to support research.

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Help with grant development

UCI has various entities that help with research development and submission of grants.

Finding funding opportunities

Information about funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) are available at several locations.

  • Office of Research provides links to various resources.
  • has a Search Grants tab that lists the federal government’s open funding opportunities.
  • PIVOT is a funding database that lists open calls for proposals.

UCI Review posts details about limited competitions for funding opportunities that place a cap on the number of proposals submitted by UCI.

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Helpful Information and Guides

 School of Biological Sciences

Proposal Submission


School of Biological Sciences

Training Grant Proposal

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New Faculty Lab Book:

“How to Start a Lab

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