2019 NACCCA-AACC Research Grant

Call for Grant Applications

  • North American Chinese Clinical Chemists Association (NACCCA) and American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) are now accepting applications for the NACCCA-AACC Research Grant. This grant is for research in a variety of areas of the clinical laboratory science, including diagnostics and detection technologies, medical devices, genomics/proteomics/metabolomics and emerging biomarkers.¬†Grant recipients must be a member of NACCCA and AACC. Funding of the grant is $5000. The awardee will be expected to submit a research progress report and present the research at an upcoming NACCCA Annual Banquet held at the AACC annual meeting.
  • Evaluation Criteria:
    • Applications will be evaluated using the following criteria:
    • Scientific merit including quality innovation and good experimental design; Transnational potential of research findings to clinical practice; Degree to which the research proposal is critical to the career of the applicant; Degree to which NACCCA-AACC funding is critical to the start of the project; Preference will be given to young investigators.
  • Application Instructions
    • Word limit: 2,500 words.
  • Research proposal should include the following section:
    • Title
    • Abstract
    • Introduction
    • Specific Aims
    • Project description (by specific aim) including preliminary figures (if applicable).
    • Projected timeline and budget
    • Description of applicant qualifications (limit to one paragraph; written by applicant)
    • References (not included in word limit).
  • ¬†Application Submissions: Completed applications must be submitted to Chao Yuan:
  • Attach the following documents:
    • Research proposal
    • Curriculum vitae of the applicant
  • The application deadline is April 1, 2019.
  • Evaluation
    • The NACCCA Award Committee review all applications and select award recipients in May of each year.
  • Questions
    • For more information or if you have questions related to the grant application, please contact:
      • Chao Yuan: