Conte Center

Vanderbilt / NIMH Silvio O. Conte Center for Neuroscience Research

Pilot Grants have been awarded for 2016/div>

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Vanderbilt University
465 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37232
For more information,
please contact Denise Malone.

Call for Applications: 2016 Conte Pilot Projects

The Conte Center for Neuroscience Research is pleased to announce the call for applications for 2016 Conte Center Pilot Grants. This program is made possible by an endowment from the Vanderbilt School of Medicine, and awards investigators a pilot grant of $20,000 for studies that further advance the knowledge of serotonin gene and protein networks.

If you are interested in applying for a Conte Center Pilot Grant, please submit your application and current copy of your bio-sketch to Denise Malone via email by
5:00 PM on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.

Applications will be reviewed and awardees will be notified of funding, which will initiate April 1, 2016.

Individuals with current Conte pilot projects should include an additional page summarizing progress and justification for continuation with their application.

Note: IRB/IACUC approval is required prior to funding.

Application Checklist
  • Copy of current bio-sketch
  • Completed application
  • IRB/IACUC approval or confirmation of application, if needed
  • Submit to Denise Malone by email no later than 5:00 PM on Tuesday, March 1, 2016