Friday 5th April 2013



Tuesday 26th March 2013



Wednesday 20th March 2013

HFSP is pleased to announce the 2013 Research Grant, Fellowship and Career Development Awards. The recommended awardees were approved by the Board of Trustees on March 19th and the lists of the different HFSP program categories can be found HERE. Congratulations to all 2013 winners.



Thursday 14th March 2013

Starting in March the New York based Foundation Center is offering a series of grant writing workshops and seminars. The aim of these hands on courses is to provide proposal training for targeting philanthropic funding programs. Unlike applications for domestic funding organizations, proposals for third sector programs have to be pitched in a very different way. No two proposals are alike because foundations or charities have very different philosophies and goals. For more on this course and the...


Friday 22nd February 2013

The call for nominations for the 2014 Nakasone award is open. This is an annual HFSP award highlighting ground-breaking contributions in the life sciences. Nominations should consider breakthroughs, including experimental, conceptual and technological contributions, in our understanding of the complex mechanisms of living organisms that have important consequences for scientists throughout the world. Further information on the Nakasone Award and the nomination form is available here.



Friday 25th January 2013

The conference on the imaging of cell membranes at a high resolution will bring together a group of world-leading scientists covering different methodological approaches to discuss fundamental molecular mechanisms that govern nanostructures and protein function relationships at the cell membrane. The symposium will cover topics related to the organization of the plasma membrane at the nanoscale, the role of proteins and lipids in signal transduction, and the cortical actin cytoskeleton in organizing...


Tuesday 22nd January 2013



Wednesday 16th January 2013

The website to register a letter of intent for the 2014 HFSP Research Grants is open. First, interested teams must register online by 20 March 2013 before submitting their letter of intent by the deadline on 27 March 2013. Full information on the 2014 competition is available here.