Major Research Program in The Neural Circuit Basis of Emotion and Memory

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Fundamental Research , with high professional technical titles;

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Health Sciences;

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The fund supports Major Research Programs on the relationship between the structural loop of emotion and memory and the functional loop, key nodes and mechanisms of interaction between neural circuits of emotion and effects of genetic and epigenetic factors and stress and other environmental factors on the plasticity of neural circuits and their regulatory mechanisms

How to Apply

The applicant should log in to ISIS system and fill in the application form online. The funding category should be selected as “Major Research Program”; the subcategory should be selected as “integrated project” or “development project”; the annotation should be “Neural Circuit Basis of Emotion and Memory”.


1.  The applicant should have experience of undertaking fundamental research topic or other experience on fundamental research.

2. The applicant should have high professional technical positions(titles).

On-station postdoctoral research fellows, graduate students, unemployed personnel or personnel whose institution is not host institution are not eligible for the project.

Award Information

Project Duration: 2 years, from January 1, 2018-December 31, 2019

Award Size: 1,300,000(1.3 million) Yuan for each integrated project and 500,000(500 thousand) Yuan for each development project.

Proposal Submission

The proposal should be submitted online during August 21, 2017-August 25, 2017, 16:00. And the application form should be printed and sealed by host institution and be sent to Material Reception Office of NSFC, 83 Shuangqing Road, Haidian District (Room 101 in Administration Building) with official letter issued by host institution and a list for applied projects before September 1 2017, 16:00.

The Host Institution

There shall be no more than 2 cooperative research institutions for the development projects and the cooperative institutions of integrated projects shall include no more than 4 institutions.


Agency Contact

Office 3 in Department of Health Sciences, NSFC

Phone: 010-62327198