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Application Information

Applications should be submitted by Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, to

Applications should include:

  • A two-page proposal describing the methodological development envisioned; its potential for use by other Mayo investigators; and the feasibility of rapid implementation into the core, facility or shared resource. Please also include:
    • Project title; name of core, facility or shared resource; and director's name
    • Project summary (200 words)
    • Specific deliverables
    • Number of investigators who will benefit from proposed service
  • Letter(s) of support (minimum of one) from potential users of the new or modified methodology
  • A blocked copy of the proposed budget prepared by Sue Rubow
  • Brief budget justification

Review process

Reviews will be conducted by the CCaTS Research Resources Executive Committee. Review criteria include:

  • Scientific merit, including significance, innovation and potential impact on human studies research
  • Feasibility with the time and budget proposed
  • Likelihood that the new method/test/etc. can be implemented within a reasonable time frame
  • Breadth of applicability to a variety of clinical and translational research endeavors
  • Amount of funding requested


A final report will be required at the end of the funding period, and should include a description of the arrangements made for use of the new methodology by other Mayo investigators.


The NIH Public Access Policy requires that all publications resulting from NIH funding be uploaded to PubMed Central. CCaTS awards, including intramurally funded awards, must follow this policy. The Mayo Clinic Public Access Policy intranet site (must be logged in to the Mayo network) will guide awardees through the process of uploading publications.

Please remember to cite the Mayo Clinic CTSA grant in your publication:

This publication was made possible by the Mayo Clinic CTSA through grant number UL1 TR000135 from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

  • April 27, 2015
  • ART468165