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Angie Hilliker awarded $405,000 NIH grant for research on production of proteins

Angie Hilliker, associate professor of biology at the University of Richmond, has received a National Institutes of Health grant in the amount of $405,803 for her research focusing on the fundamental biological question of how cells make proteins.

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Grant Funding for Staff

Monday, February 3 Noon – 1pm, (assorted box lunch provided; please RSVP to Jennifer Stancil by Friday, January 24)
Location: EY Innovation Lab, Robins School of Business

Seeking support for projects, programs, or research needs led by a UR staff member? This session is designed for staff members wishing to pursue grant funds and will provide a brief overview of FGCR services:

• How to find funding
• Deciphering grant guidelines and regulations/compliance
• Crafting a proposal
• Building a budget
• Navigating the internal review/approval process required of all proposals
• How to submit a grant application
• What happens when an award is offered

Faculty Highlights

$23.4 million
from 302 awards over the past five years
22 per year
the average number of grant submissions over the past five years
$9.62 million
cash received in FY16:
$2 million (21%) from public sources and $7.6 million (79%) from private sources
disciplines represented by faculty receiving research-only awards in FY16