Posts Tagged ‘NIH applications’

NIH announces six new funding opportunities for the BRAIN Initiative

The NIH has launched its new Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, which is designed to provide support for research projects focused on developing tools and technologies for advancing the understanding of brain circuitry. The first wave of funding opportunities have just been released. Two of the funding opportunities call for developing methods for classifying and accessing the diverse cells and circuits of the brain. Three focus on developing and optimizing technologies for … Read More

Significant changes to NIH Pathway to Independence Award K99 program

The NIH has reissued its parent announcement for the Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00). Several significant changes have been made to this program for applications due in Winter 2014 and beyond: Candidates for the K99/R00 award must have no more than 4 years of postdoctoral research training experience at the time of the initial application or the subsequent resubmission. Although the duration of postdoctoral training may vary across scientific disciplines, candidates must propose a plan … Read More

Reminder: NIH requires RPPR for SNAP and fellowship progress reports due May 2013 and beyond

Please be aware that use of the eRA Research Performance Progress Report module becomes mandatory for Streamlined Noncompeting Award Process (SNAP) and fellowship progress reports for awards with start dates on or after July 1, 2013. That means RPPR use is required for SNAP progress reports due May 15 and fellowship progress reports due May 1. Noncompliance will delay awards and may adversely affect future funding. For more information, view the NIH Notice. Contact your … Read More

Reminder: NIH Public Access Policy brown bag, March 1

Research Funding & Development Services and the OHSU Library invite you to a brown bag session to discuss how to manage NIH Public Access Policy requirements, which may impact processing of grant funds starting July 1, 2013. Refer to the NIH notice on Changes to Public Access Policy Reporting Requirements for more information, including details for both electronic and paper progress reporting. What: Tools for NIH Public Access Policy Compliance When: Friday, March 1, 2013 … Read More

NIH Director’s Pioneer and New Innovator awards due in October

The 2013 NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1) provides up to $500,000 per year for up to five years in support of individual scientists of exceptional creativity who propose pioneering and possibly transforming approaches to addressing major biomedical or behavioral challenges that have the potential to produce an unusually high impact on a broad area of biomedical or behavioral research. To be considered pioneering, the proposed research must reflect substantially different scientific directions from those already … Read More

Reminder: OHSU faculty talk about NIH Peer Review, Aug. 9

All faculty, researchers, students and administrators are invited to hear the latest information from NIH study sections at August’s Funding Focus. The workshop will take place Thursday, August 9, from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201. OHSU faculty who have participated in recent study sections will share their experiences and answer questions about how to improve your NIH proposals. Panel members will include: David Ellison, M.D., Professor, Nephrology Buddy Ullman, Ph.D., Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular … Read More

Changes coming to NIH progress reports

OHSU is participating in a pilot reporting program for the NIH. This won’t impact many of you yet, except that two buttons will now be available for you to choose from in NIH Commons: eSNAP and RPPR (the new reporting system). Please select the eSNAP option, not RPPR. Deborah Golden-Eppelein, director of Research Grant & Contracts, has asked us to share the following message with you explaining the pilot and changes to the system. More … Read More

New processes for NIH Just-in-Time information

If you’ve recently logged into NIH Commons looking for updates, you may have noticed a new Just-in-Time link appearing in your account. This link is a reminder that there have been changes to the business processes for JIT information—changes that will shift our thinking and practice around JIT. Basically, this link appears for ALL applications 24 hours after the priority score is released, regardless of score or likelihood of funding. (That is one change.) However, … Read More

Sample R21s now available (thanks NIAID)

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) has just posted four sample R21 applications and their summary statements. Even if you’re planning to submit to another institute, these samples are a great way to familiarize yourself with how reviewers are evaluating R21s in the new format. Are you still wondering: Is R21 the right mechanism for me? NIAID spells it out in a short article in their Funding Newsletter.

NIH Regional Seminars in Indianapolis and Washington, DC

This year’s NIH Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration are being held April 16-18, 2012 in Indianapolis, IN, and June 20-22, 2012 in Washington, DC. (As you may recall, one of these conferences was held in Portland back in 2010.) Both new and seasoned administrators, researchers, students, and grant writers are invited to attend—although many sessions are designed for individuals who are new to NIH grants. Sample topics for this year include: After … Read More

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