UM Faculty Members Invited to Apply for CoBRE Funding

November 08, 2018

MISSOULA – Full-time faculty members at the University of Montana are invited to apply for the Center for Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics’ NIH CoBRE research project grants. The work of the CBSD is supported by the National Institutes of General Medical Science IdeA program, as a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE).

The grants support researchers who conduct interdisciplinary research in the biomedical sciences that incorporate biophysical and molecular-structural approaches.

Letters of intent are due on Dec. 3. If invited to apply, the application due date is March 15, 2019. Funding for two CBSD CoBRE project investigators will become available Aug. 1, 2019. 

The grants will provide $150,000 per annum in direct costs for up to two years. Applications must describe a research project that fits well with the scientific theme of the Center for Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics CoBRE.  

This competition is open to all full-time UM faculty members. New and early-stage investigators are encouraged to apply.

For more information regarding this award, and to obtain instructions for submitting a letter of intent, email Sara Jestrab, CBSD program coordinator, at


Contact: Sara Jestrab, program coordinator, UM Center for Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics, 406-243-6003,