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    Lisa Loeb Stanga, Program Officer, email or 510-587-6041.

    Call for Applications

    Recording of Applicant Webinar

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

    CHRP Basic Biomedical Sciences Discovery Initiative 2019



    Call for Applications Release:

    Letter of Intent (LOI) Due:

    LOI Approval Notification:

    Webinar for Invited Applicants:

    Invited Applications Due:

    Decision Notification:

    Performance Period:


    April 8, 2019

    May 15, 2019, 12:00 PM Pacific Time*

    May 24, 2019

    June 13, 2019

    July 18, 2019, 12:00 PM Pacific Time*

    December 2, 2019

    February 1, 2020 – January 31, 2022



    The California HIV/AIDS Research Program (CHRP) seeks to award approximately $2,000,000 on
    February 1, 2020 to support pilot studies in basic biomedical HIV science.


    Important changes to the Call for Applications this year include: (a) an increase in allowable direct costs from $160,000 to $200,000 total; (b) the use of samples from an Investigator’s clinical research cohort is now allowable; (c) the submittal of applications by UC employees must now be through their UC Contracts and Grants office; (d) indirect costs are capped at 30%; and (e) a provision toward ensuring a robust pipeline of HIV researchers.

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