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International Human Frontier Science Program Organization

Manager: Nicole Gadway
Priority: Open

BACKGROUND

Established in 1989.

Founded in October 1989 in Strasbourg, France

FIELDS OF INTEREST

science

LIMITATIONS

Research Grants must be for novel collaborations involving extensive collaboration among teams of scientists working in different countries and in different disciplines

FINANCIAL DATA

Program Grants up to $450,000 per grant per year

SELECTED GRANTS

$710,000 in funding over five years (2014) University of Maryland

Giuliano Scarcelli research is focused on the integration of advanced photonic technology and microfluidics to attack a major unmet challenge in cell biomechanics – the development of an effective technique to measure cell/extracellular matrix (ECM) elasticity.

$1.05 million three-year grant (2010) Virginia Tech

Daniela Cimini two colleagues from universities in Austria and Germany will research chromosome structure and mechanics, the molecular controls over cell division, and the relationships between errors in cell division and many human diseases, including cancer