Faculty Funding Opportunities

MBI Members

Seeking Conference Attendance Support?

The MBI accepts requests to offset the costs associated with symposia and conferences that benefit the UF neuroscience community and have a primary focus on central and peripheral nervous system function.

conference funding

MBI Career Accelerator Awards

The McKnight Brain Institute Pilot Grants were established to support assistant professors conducting research in the neurosciences in laboratories affiliated with the MBI.

Shelby Blaes talking with fellow researchers

rolling deadline

MBI Career Enhancement Award

We anticipate awarding supplemental research funds to junior faculty who have currently existing independent extramural support, but who have not received an R01 equivalent

Doctor Ellen Terry conducting research with colleagues in the lab.

McKnight Leadership Awards

Open to all clinical and post-doctoral fellows and assistant professors who work in the field of neuroscience. This award recognizes and rewards post-doctoral fellows and assistant professors who excel in academics and research.

Trainee reviewing research findings with the lab manager