University of Nebraska Medical Center

Funding Opportunities

Request for Applications: CoNDA Core Usage Voucher Program

Cognitive Neuroscience of Development & Aging (CoNDA) Center

Funding Opportunity (CoNDA Core Usage Voucher Program) - Released June 6th, 2024

Application Deadline: 5:00pm on Monday, June 24th, 2024

Program Summary

The Cognitive Neuroscience of Development & Aging (CoNDA) Center, a NIH/NIGMS funded Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE), offers research vouchers to pay for services provided by CoNDA Research Cores, with the goal of supporting data collection for research proposals and stimulating new research directions within the Center’s theme. Successful applicants will receive services from CoNDA Center Cores for up to $5,000 (in $1,000 increments) to be utilized in 1 year. This program is targeted towards investigators in a faculty position at CoNDA participating institutions (UNMC, UNO, Creighton & Boys Town). Applications proposing the study of animal models or human subjects will be considered. 

Pre-Evaluation from CoNDA Core Directors

Applicants must consult with the Core Directors to ensure feasibility of the proposed project and budget. Use of one or more Core is permitted. Core Director(s) will need to review and sign applications prior to final submission.

Translational Imaging & Behavioral Assessment (TIBA) Core:  

Neuroimaging Acquisition & Analysis (NA2) Core:

Grant Forms and Submission Information

Applicants may submit only one application per cycle.

Utilize the CoNDA Core Usage Voucher Program Application (click link to download) packet to generate your project proposal. Provide a 1-page description of the study design and the need for core usage. Voucher applications must describe how the results generated will be utilized to support new research proposals.

Email completed and signed application with your NIH Biosketch to kpanas@unmc.edu by 5PM CST on Monday, June 24th, 2024. 

Anticipated project start date is July 15th, 2024. Awards must be spent in-full by June 30th, 2025.


Professor, Developmental Neuroscience

Anna Dunaevsky, PhD
Kendall Panas

Project Administrator


Kendall Panas