Developmental Biology & Genetics Program

The Developmental Biology and Genetics program supports basic and translational research to better understand the development of craniofacial structures from the early embryonic specification of the neural crest through the later development of teeth and craniofacial sutures. This program also supports research into the genetic and environmental contributions to craniofacial disorders, particularly their study in model organisms. The overall objective is to elucidate the underlying causes of craniofacial disorders, thereby advancing the fields of diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.

Staff Contacts

Funding Opportunity Announcements

Title Staff Contact Opportunity Number Activity Code Expiration Date
Pilot Projects Investigating Understudied G Protein-Coupled Receptors, Ion Channels, and Protein Kinases (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) RFA-RM-19-011 R03
In-Depth Phenotyping and Research Using IMPC-Generated Knockout Mouse Strains Exhibiting Embryonic or Perinatal Lethality or Subviability (R01) PAR-17-005 R01
Genetic Susceptibility and Variability of Human Structural Birth Defects (R01) PAR-17-236 R01
Systems Developmental Biology for Understanding Embryonic Development and the Ontogeny of Structural Birth Defects (R01) PAR-17-454 R01
Development of Highly Innovative Tools and Technology for Analysis of Single Cells (SBIR) (R43/R44) PA-17-147 R43, R44
Development of Highly Innovative Tools and Technology for Analysis of Single Cells (STTR) (R41/R42) PA-17-148 R41, R42
Zika Virus (ZIKV) Complications (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) PA-18-048 R21
Administrative Supplements for Research on Dietary Supplements (Admin Supp) PA-18-817 P30, P40, P50
Development of Novel and Emerging Technologies for Cryogenic or Long-term Preservation and Revival of Drosophila and Zebrafish Genetic Stocks (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-18-610 R43, R44
Development of Novel and Emerging Technologies for Cryogenic or Long-term Preservation and Revival of Drosophila and Zebrafish Genetic Stocks (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-18-609 R41, R42
NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-18-484 R01
NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-18-648 R13
Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Parent Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) PA-18-591 C06, D43, D71
Change of Grantee Organization (Type 7 Parent) PA-18-590 C06, D43, D71
Academic Research Enhancement Award for Undergraduate-Focused Institutions (R15 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-18-714 R15
Administrative Supplements to Promote Diversity in Small Businesses-SBIR/STTR (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-18-837 R41, R42, R43
Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-18-906 C06, D43, D71
NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) PA-19-091 R01
NIH Administrative Supplements to Recover Losses Due to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Under the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 Non-Construction (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) PA-18-936 D43, D71, DP1
NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) PA-19-092 R21
Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-19-056 R01
Research Enhancement Award Program (REAP) for Health Professional Schools and Graduate Schools (R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-19-134 R15
Mechanistic Studies of Gene-Environment Interplay in Dental, Oral, Craniofacial, and Other Diseases and Conditions (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-19-292 R01
NIDCR Small Grant Program for New Investigators (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-19-370 R03
Development of Novel and Robust Systems for Mechanistic Studies of Gene-Environment Interplay in Dental, Oral, Craniofacial, and Other Diseases and Conditions (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-19-293 R21