Morris Animal Foundation Announces Call for Wildlife/Exotics Proposals

The mission of Morris Animal Foundation is to advance the science of animal health. Toward this aim, they are dedicated to funding hypothesis-driven and humane animal health research projects of high scientific merit and potential impact. Relevant projects promise to advance the health and well-being of wildlife.

The Foundation is now accepting proposals for Established Investigator, First Award, Fellowship Training and Pilot Study grants on topics relevant to wildlife/exotics health and welfare.

All proposals relevant to the mission of the Foundation will be given equal consideration for funding. This year, they are particularly interested in inviting proposals that address the following topics: 

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

The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, November 15, 2017, by 11:59 p.m. EST. 

Please note that this call for proposals is only for Established Investigator, First Award, Fellowship Training and Pilot Studies relating to wildlife/exotic animals.

Learn more about each grant type and the application process for each.