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Newsworthy & Noteworthy Research, Funding and Educational Opportunities

Friday, September 15, 2017

Funding Opportunities Available Through Duke's Office of Research Support Website/Newsletter

Duke's Office of Research Support website provides an extensive database of funding opportunities of interest to the Duke Community. The list is searchable by discipline, eligibility, sponsor, etc. 

The Office of Research Support highlights new funding opportunities each week through its newsletter, which is published on Monday morning. The newsletter publishes new and recently updated announcements of federal and private funding for research, fellowships, curriculum, and program development. You must subscribe to receive the newsletter.

To search the database and subscribe to receive the newsletter click here

Medical Funding Opportunities Resources:

National Institutes of Health:


Medical-Basic Science:

Medical-Clinical Science:


Postdoctoral Fellow Funding Opportunities

Medical Fellow/Resident Funding Opportunities

—Amy P. Murtha, MD, Vice Chair for Research


Duke University/NCCU Recipient of 5-year $2,492,590 Award

Duke University and North Carolina Central University (NCCU) have been awarded $2,492,590 in funding for the BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health) Program. Duke University and NCCU, a historically black institution, have united to provide career development of junior faculty with the goal to develop independent investigators who will benefit the health of women and advance our knowledge of sex/gender influences on health through interdisciplinary research.

The Duke/NCCU BIRCWH program will increase the availability of a diverse pool of highly trained women’s health researchers to address the Nation’s biomedical, behavioral, and clinical needs.

Further information about BIRCWH can be found by clicking here, or email Friederike Jayes, DVM, PhD at

—Amy P. Murtha, MD, Vice Chair for Research


Workshops in Genome Topics Offered to Duke Faculty, Postdocs, Graduate Students and Staff at LITTLE OR NO COST

GCB Academy (Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology) is a series of stand-alone workshops in genome topics offered to Duke faculty, postdocs, graduate students and staff at little to no fee. Sabbatical scholars and other collaborating visitors may request registration and will be accommodated on a space-available basis. The workshops, taught by faculty and staff in the GCB, range from 101-style introductions in genomic technologies, computational approaches and mass spectrometer analyses to more focused topics of molecular analysis. They are intended to introduce Duke community members to the field and build capacity in areas to further their own research.

  • Enrollment for most courses is capped at 20 students, and registration closes 10 days before each class.
  • You will receive an enrollment confirmation 10 days before each class.
  • For all courses, a $100 no-show fee will be assessed if you fail to notify us 24 hours before the class begins.
  • In the event you are unable to attend your registered course(s), please contact Many courses have a waitlist and we can offer your spot to another person.

—Duke University School of Medicine