Strategies For Constructing A Competitive MIRA: A Discussion With CPRIT

The CPRIT Scientific Research Office staff will conduct an information session for potential applicants to discuss the Multi-Investigator Research Awards (MIRA) grant program and RFA-R-16-MIRA-2 on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 from 1:00 to 3:00 at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center AT&T Auditorium (B2.4750) and streaming online for those who cannot attend.

During this session, CPRIT staff will provide an overview of the grant mechanism including program requirements, review criteria, peer reviewer feedback, and expectations for a successful project. Following the overview, participants will have an opportunity to ask CPRIT staff questions. Questions may be submitted prior to, and during, the event at

All participants must register online at to participate in this information session regardless of whether you are participating in person or streaming the live event via the webcast. Please keep in mind that space in the auditorium is limited and in person participation will be on a first come, first served basis.

This session is being held to discuss the Multi-Investigator Research Award (MIRA) grant program and RFA-R-16-MIRA-2 only. Questions regarding other CPRIT grant mechanisms will not be discussed during this session.