Small Animal Studies


Morris Animal Foundation


Small Animal Studies

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This is a special Invitation for proposals addressing impacts of genetics, stress and gastrointestinal microbiome on health outcomes. The Foundation is particularly interested in proposals that address the following topics:

  • Genetics and epigenetics of health and disease
  • Biomarkers of stress and welfare, and the impact of stress on health outcomes
  • Gut health and the association of  microbiome with health outcomes

Funding decisions will be made in mid-July, 2017 with grant awards starting as early as August 1, 2017.

Indirect Costs

Please include 8% indirect costs in your budget as allowed by Morris Animal Foundation.


If College-level review is required, your College will communicate its earlier internal deadlines.

Internal Deadline

Please submit your proposal along with a signed OR5 fom by the internal deadline.

External Deadline

How to Apply

For Questions, please contact

Office of Research

Linda McCorkindale, Contracts Officer
Research Services Office
519-824-4120 x56257

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