November 2017

INFRAFRONTIER2020 Project - Trans-national Access call - November 2017

Call for information and applications (November 2017): INFRAFRONTIER2020 Project - Trans-national Access

INFRAFRONTIER Research Infrastructure - Precision mammalian model development

Context and aim of the call 
INFRAFRONTIER is the European Research Infrastructure for phenotyping, archiving and distribution of model mammalian genomes. The INFRAFRONTIER Research Infrastructure provides access to first-class tools and data for biomedical research, and thereby contributes to improving the understanding of gene function in human health and disease using the mouse model. The core services of INFRAFRONTIER comprise the systemic phenotyping of mouse mutants in the participating mouse clinics, and the archiving and distribution of mouse mutant lines by the European Mouse Mutant Archive (EMMA) (

Main objective of this INFRAFRONTIER open call is to facilitate access for the wider biomedical research community to the unique infrastructure and scientific expertise of the participating INFRAFRONTIER partners, to deliver novel mouse lines that will advance knowledge of human disease and...

A call is now open for Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITC) Conference Grants

ITC Conference Grants are exclusively reserved for PhD students and early career investigators (ECIs) with a primary affiliation in an institution located in an ITC. ITCs are Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Serbia and Turkey.

The applicant must make an oral or poster presentation at the conference and must be listed in the official event/conference programme. The main subject of the presentation must be in line with the objectives of the MouseAge action BM1402 and COST must be acknowledged.

The proposed conference to be attended must take place before 30 March 2018.  Attendance at European conferences is preferred. However, conferences held elsewhere can also be considered. Conferences, meetings and other activities organized by COST/MouseAGE are not eligible.

A Conference Grant is a contribution towards the conference fee, overall travel, accommodation...