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SCIBAR | Support for Creative Integrated Basic and Applied Research

SCIBAR Initiative

Support for Creative Integrated Basic and Applied Research

SCIBAR accelerates the translation of innovative basic science to practical, real world applications with the potential to have large public health impact.

We expect the SCIBAR Initiative to spark new or expanded areas of excellence in the School.

Benefits for the School community

Application Process

  1. Submission of letter of intent summarizing project proposal and team
  2. Committee selects ideas for second round of feedback and review
  3. Selected teams prepare pitches presenting proposals to School-wide audience
  4. Following pitch presentations, teams receive targeted feedback and prepare full applications
  5. Full written applications reviewed by committee and final selections announced


Subject to change as planning progresses.

May 2019SCIBAR announcement and kickoff
Summer 2019Workshops and discussions on principles of SCIBAR
Fall 2019Letters of intent due
Fall 2019Selection of projects for pitch presentations
Fall-Winter 2019Skills-building sessions for public presentations
Winter 2020Public pitch presentations and Q & A
Spring 2020Full written proposals due
Spring 2020Announcement of funded projects

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Power of Science

An initiative of the
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Strategic Plan.