Research Funding

NE LB606 2013 Stem Cell Research Project

NE DHHS 2013 Stem Cell Research Project
UNMC Internal Screening Deadline:  March 15, 2013


Principal Investigators (PIs) interested in submitting applications for the NE DHHS 2013 Stem Cell Research Project competition must first participate in UNMC’s internal screening by submitting a one-page project description and biosketch by March 15, 2013, to Dr. Ken Bayles. UNMC is allowed to submit only five applications for this project; an internal review committee will determine the five investigators who are invited to submit full applications to NE DHHS.

UNMC Internal Submission Process

Applicants must submit a one-page project description and biosketch to Dr. Bayles via email at by March 15, 2013. Please submit as a PDF document.


Up to $110,000 for a one-year period (July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014)

 ·       Salary support for the PI, doctoral level co-investigators, and administrative/clerical assistance is unallowable

Note: UNMC requires an investigator to commit effort to a project for which s/he will serve as PI. To minimize cost-share, SPAdmin recommends committing no more than ten percent (10%).

·       Indirect costs are unallowable


In 2008, the Nebraska State Legislature adopted the Stem Cell Research Act (LB 606), which established a Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee to facilitate awarding of grants to Nebraska institutions or researchers for conducting stem cell research that does not use human embryonic stem cells. A total of $448,269 is available for the 2012 competition.


Friday, March 15, 2013         One-Page Project Descriptions and biosketch due to Dr. Bayles

Friday, March 22, 2013           Five (5) UNMC Applicants Announced by Review Committee

Thursday, April 11, 2013         Full Applications due to SPAdmin

Tuesday, April 16, 2013           Signed Applications submitted to NE DHHS by SPAdmin via PDF

 Mid-June 2013            Awards selected by NE DHHS


2013 NE Stem Cell RFA Final Application and Instructions (including definition of research projects that are acceptable)


UNMC Internal Screening – contact Dr. Bayles at or 9-4945

Grant Application/Submission – contact Sponsored Programs Administration at or 9-7456




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