The University of Utah Center for Excellence in Ethical, Legal, and Social (ELSI) Issues in Genetic Research (UCEER) is accepting applications for pilot grants from students and scholars from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds including University of Utah graduate students, post-docs, and faculty. The pilot grant program supports small, well-defined projects from a broad range of disciplinary backgrounds that focus on ethical, legal, and social issues relevant to human genetics.
In addition to traditional research projects, research is defined broadly to include scholarly activities conducted by those in disciplines such as humanities, fine arts, and health sciences. All proposed activities must be related to ELSI issues in human genetics.
Awards will be up to $10,000 for one-year projects.
Applications are due June 15th with the earliest start date of August 15th.