Infectious Disease: Lyme Disease and Tick-borne Coinfections

Deadline
Multiple
OPPORTUNITY NO.
PA-16-243
MECHANISM
R01 (also available: R21)
RESEARCH AREA(S)
SYNOPSIS

Novel Approaches to Understanding, Preventing and Treating Lyme Disease and Tick-borne Coinfections:

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support research that will contribute to the overall understanding of Lyme disease and co-infections transmitted by Ixodes ticks. This research opportunity encourages studies that address diverse scientific areas such as 1) pathogenesis, 2) host response, 3) disease transmission, 4) vector biology and natural history, 5) vaccines, 6) diagnostics, and 7) therapeutics. 

Deadlines:

  • Pre-Application Submission: N/A
  • Application Submission: 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization, Feb. 5, 2017; Jun. 5, 2017; Oct. 5, 2017; Feb. 5, 2018; Jun. 5, 2018; Oct. 5 2018; Feb. 5, 2019; Jun. 5, 2019

Companion funding opportunity:

ELIGIBILITY

Any individual(s) with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research as the Program Director(s)/Principal Investigator(s) (PD(s)/PI(s)) is invited to work with his/her organization to develop an application for support. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are always encouraged to apply for NIH support.