pilot project program

2020-2021 UC Davis Environmental Health Sciences Center (EHSC) request for Pilot Project applications

EHSC is accepting applications for its Pilot Project Request For Proposals (RFPs)

The Pilot Projects Program supports short projects to provide preliminary data for new extramural grant submissions in the area of environmental health sciences (EHS) research. The review process emphasizes relevance to EHSC and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), responsiveness to priority areas identified in the RFP, community engagement and the potential for translation to public health policy/initiatives.

Joanna Chiu, Chancellor’s Fellow and Pilot Project Grantee

March 07, 2019

UC Davis named molecular geneticist and physiologist Joanna Chiu, associate professor and vice chair of the Department of Entomology and Nematology, one of 10 Chancellor's Fellows this year, an honor awarded to associate professors who excel in research and teaching.

UC Davis Environmental Health Sciences Center annual request for pilot project applications

The UC Davis Environmental Health Sciences Center (EHSC), funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), invites applications for pilot projects to be conducted in the 2019-2020 grant year.  

The Pilot Projects Program supports short, 1-year projects to provide preliminary data for new extramural grant submissions in the area of environmental health sciences (EHS) research. The review process emphasizes:

2015 Pilot Projects

Keith Bein, PhD Air Quality Research Center Facilitating real-time exposure studies on traffic related air pollution

Toxicological studies continue to demonstrate links between exposures to traffic related air pollution (TRAP), including gases and particles, and various metrics of adverse pulmonary, cardiovascular and neurological health effects.

For scientists

The Environmental Health Sciences Center (EHSC) at UC Davis links experts across the fields of engineering, medicine, veterinary medicine and agricultural, environmental and biological sciences. EHSC provides researchers with opportunities to collaborate on grant proposals and share technical expertise and laboratories. 

How to cite our research

How to cite our research

If you're a researcher who needs to cite the UC Davis Environmental Health Sciences Center, please reference project number P30-ES023513.

2017 Pilot Projects awards

Below is a summary of the pilot projects the Environmental Health Sciences Center awarded in 2017. If you'd like more information about a particular project, contact the principal investigator for details.