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 Opportunities & Notices

Title Staff Contact Opportunity number Activity Code Expiration Date
Urgent Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Urgent Supplement - Clinical Trial Optional) PA-18-935 K99, R15, R01
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Administrative Supplements for Research on Pathobiological Mechanisms of Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection NOT-OD-22-038 333
Pilot Projects Enhancing Utility and Usage of Common Fund Data Sets (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) RFA-RM-22-007 R03
Notice of Change to Review Dates of PAR-22-054, “Discovery of the Genetic Basis of Childhood Cancers and of Structural Birth Defects: Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program (X01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)” NOT-RM-22-003 X01
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Administrative Supplements for the INCLUDE (INvestigation of Co-occurring conditions across the Lifespan to Understand Down syndromE) Project NOT-OD-20-024 333
Mechanistic Studies of Gene-Environment Interplay in Dental, Oral, Craniofacial, and Other Diseases and Conditions (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-19-292 R01
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
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Competitive Supplements/Revisions (R01) Available for INCLUDE (Investigation of Co-occurring Conditions across the Lifespan to Understand Down syndromE) Project (Competitive Supplement/Revision Clinical Trial Optional) NOT-OD-20-023 R01
INvestigation of Co-occurring conditions across the Lifespan to Understand Down syndromE (INCLUDE) Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Award (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) RFA-OD-21-007 R21
In-Depth Phenotyping and Research Using IMPC-Generated Knockout Mouse Strains Exhibiting Embryonic or Perinatal Lethality or Subviability (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-20-137 R01
Development of Highly Innovative Tools and Technology for Analysis of Single Cells (STTR) (R41/R42 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-20-025 R41/R42
Development of Highly Innovative Tools and Technology for Analysis of Single Cells (SBIR) (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-20-047 R43/R44
NIDCR Prospective Observational or Biomarker Validation Study Cooperative Agreement (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-20-060 U01
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements for Research on Sex and/or Gender Influences (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) NOT-OD-22-030 333
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Health of Women of Understudied, Underrepresented and Underreported (U3) Populations (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) NOT-OD-22-031 333
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplement for Continuity of Biomedical and Behavioral Research Among First-Time Recipients of NIH Research Project Grant Awards NOT-OD-20-055 333
Emergency Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Awards (Emergency Supplement - Clinical Trial Optional) PA-20-135  C06, L40, P2C
Administrative Supplement for Research on Dietary Supplements (Admin Supp-Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-20-227 333
Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) PA-20-184  R01
NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-20-195 R21
NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) PA-20-196 R21
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): NIDCR Support for Research on the Physiological Involvement of Oral Cavity in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) NOT-DE-21-001 R01, R21
NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-20-185 R01
Successor-in-Interest (Type 6 Parent Clinical Trial Optional) PA-20-275 666
Advancing Research to Develop Improved Measures and Methods for Understanding Multimorbidity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) PAR-20-179 R01
Administrative Supplements to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Parent Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) PA-20-272 333
Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-21-038 R01
Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) PAR-21-039 R01
NIDCR Small Grant Program for New Investigators (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-21-084 R03
NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PA-21-151 R13
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements for Research on Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) NOT-OD-22-032 333
Academic Research Enhancement Award for Undergraduate-Focused Institutions (R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-21-155 R15
Change of Recipient Organization (Type 7 Parent Clinical Trial Optional) PA-21-268 777
Notice of Change: Clarification of Budget for PA-20-227 "Administrative Supplements for Research on Dietary Supplements (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed)" NOT-OD-20-148
Notice of NIDCR's participation in PAR-18-714, Academic Research Enhancement Award for Undergraduate-Focused Institutions (R15-Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NOT-DE-18-015
Notice to Extend Expiration Date for PAR-19-145 "NIDCR Small Research Grants for Oral Health Data Analysis and Statistical Methodology Development (R03) NOT-DE-21-017
Notice of Change Regarding Institutional Eligibility for PAR-19-134 and PAR-19-135 "Research Enhancement Award Program (REAP) for Health Professional Schools and Graduate Schools" NOT-DE-20-019
Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Research Enhancement Award Program (REAP) for Health Professional Schools and Graduate Schools (R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) FOA NOT-DE-21-020
Notice of National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) Participation in PA-18-935 Urgent Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Urgent Supplement - Clinical Trial Optional) NOT-DE-20-020
Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Advancing Imaging, Device Production, and Clinical Capabilities in Digital Dentistry (R41/R42, R43/R44 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) NOT-DE-21-012 R43/R44, R41/R42