Mcubed 3.0 Cube Incentive Programs
Find out how units/centers/institutes are stimulating the formation of cubes and offering additional forms of support. Incentives may include additional funding, office space, administrative support, materials, etc. NOTE: These cubes are formed according to the regular Mcubed process but may qualify for supplemental funding from the offices below.
FYI, your unit or center could do this, too! Contact email@example.com for details.
Depression Center - Cube Incentive
The University of Michigan Depression Center will award Principal Investigator (PI) contribution funds for Mcubed 3.0 projects that support research in the etiology, prevention or treatment of depression, bipolar, and related disorders. The matching funds are intended to promote innovative clinical and translational research for earlier identification of mental disorders through the use of biomarkers, development of personalized, precision, treatments, and ultimately strategies for prevention.
ELIGIBILITY: The opportunity for matching funding is available to all faculty members (any rank) of the University of Michigan. At least one of the Mcubed team members must be a member of the Depression Center. Those not currently members can review criteria for membership at: https://members.depressioncenter.org/apply/.
FUNDING: If awarded a Cube, the Depression Center will cover the required PI faculty contribution as outlined by each participating department/unit:
- For the Classic Cube, the Depression Center award can range from $2,000 - $12,333 and
- For the Mini Cube, the Depression Center award can range from $500 - $2,333.
The total amount of funds that the Depression Center will disperse is $65,000 for the 3.0 Mcubed cycle.
APPLICATION: Please submit the following to Dr. Patricia Deldin at firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Complete Mcubed proposal
- Resumes of all team members
- Include an Email subject line: LastNameofPI_MCubed_Nov_2018
- Proposal Deadline: Accepting Proposals Now until Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at 2:00 pm EST
All Depression Center Matching Funds Awardees will be notified by Monday November 12, 2018. If awardees of these matching funds are not cubed, Depression Center Funds will not be distributed.
ATTRIBUTION: The University of Michigan Depression Center must be recognized on all materials, including PowerPoint slides and journal articles, created as a result of this funding. An approved Depression Center logo will be provided to the award recipients.
FURTHER INFORMATION: For any questions or information on the application process, please contact: Patricia Deldin, Ph.D., Associate Director, The University of Michigan Depression Center; Email: email@example.com