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Stem Cell Grants

The Stem Cell Program supports students, postdocs, and faculty in attending scientific conferences and workshops, as well as receiving on-site training in stem cell related techniques.

Seed Funding

CSCP seed funding grants are expected to support nascent stem cell-related research projects and to stimulate cross-disciplinary collaborations in the areas of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. The PI should be a faculty member of CSCP, Co-PIs can be any faculty at Cornell. Successful applicants will be asked to give a presentation after completing the proposed project. The deadline for this year has passed and we are not currently accepting applications.

Content of application:

  1. Proposal Title
  2. Research Plan (maximum 2 pages, including figures but excluding references)
  3. Total Budget (up to $15,000)
  4. Project period (up to a year)
  5. Biosketch of the PI and co-PIs
  6. Letters of support from collaborators
  7. Other existing and pending support

Travel Awards

Requests for travel funding will be considered on an ad hoc basis. Preferential consideration for full funding will be provided to applicants presenting at stem cell meetings and workshops. A maximum of 2 applications, each for up to $1,500, is allowed per PI lab per calendar year.
To request funding, please send an email with the following information to

  1. Traveler's name and position
  2. Dates and titles of the conference/meeting/workshop
  3. The travel purpose
  4. Research abstract
  5. Estimated travel costs