Research Projects

Project Investigators

The Center of Research Excellence in Natural Products Neuroscience (CORE-NPN) supports a formal mentoring program to promote the establishment of independent research programs for investigators. All investigators receive bridge funding ($50,000 per year for maximum two years) to support their research. The investigators are required to submit a competitive R01 grant application to NIH within two years of receiving support through this program.


Each publication, press release, or other document supported by this award must include an acknowledgment of NIH award support such as “Research reported in this publication was supported by the National Institute Of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Number P30GM122733. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.” 

Prior to issuing a press release concerning any research outcome, please notify the PI of the award, Dr. Soumyajit Majumdar, who will contact the Program Officer and NIGMS for necessary coordination. He can be contacted at or (662) 915-7828

For more information, refer to the NIH webpage here

Pilot Project Program

Request for Application