Dear INBRE & IDeA institution investigators,

We invite you to apply for an NM-INBRE Sequencing and Bioinformatics Core (SBC) pilot project award valued at approximately $5k – $10k to drive your research, publications and grants!

DEADLINE: Every 2nd Sunday of the month by 11:59pm.

  • Email proposal to with “Proposal for <enter month> 2018 NM-INBRE SBC Pilot Award RFP” in the subject line.
  • You will be notified once your proposal has been received within 3-business days. If not, please inquire.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please submit a ½ to 1 page proposal that includes the answers to these questions below. Please ensure your proposal is standalone.  (Your email is not considered part of your proposal and may not be reviewed.)

  1. Type of experimental design (see Appendix below).
  2. NM-INBRE thematic area it applies to.
  3. Description and goals of your project.
  4. Biological relevance.
  5. ETA for your samples to arrive at NCGR.
  6. Download and fill in the fillable metadata form, save and include with your submission. This is a fillable PDF form.


  1. Proposals from ‘non’ NM-INBRE investigators will require a co-contribution to foster state, regional and national INBRE collaborations.
  2. The award expires if samples are not received within 3 months of award date.
  3. Past winners may apply, but new applicants have priority if all other factors are equal.
  4. On any material presented or published based on this work, acknowledgement of:
    • Funding provided by the NM-INBRE Sequencing and Bioinformatics Core (SBC) at NCGR through NIGMS IDe-Award P20GM103451.
    • NM-INBRE SBC staff supporting the project and inclusion as co-authors.  We will review and write sections of posters and papers.

We look forward to your proposal!


Faye D. Schilkey
Director, Strategic Projects & NM-INBRE Sequencing & Bioinformatics Core

Advanced Bioinformatics Center

National Center for Genome Resources
2935 Rodeo Park Dr. East
Santa Fe, NM 87505
off: 505.995.4449 :   fax: 505.995.4461  :    :

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