Posts Tagged ‘NIH’

Nancy Haigwood, Ph.D., appointed to NIH Council of Councils

Nancy L. Haigwood, Ph.D.–director of the ONPRC and Senior Scientist–has been appointed to the National Institutes of Health Council of Councils. This body advises the director of the NIH on research opportunities, policy, public health concerns, and other strategic priorities for the NIH.  Dr. Haigwood will serve through October 2015. Dr. Haigwood is the fifth Director of ONPRC and will contribute deep knowledge of the vital role that NIH-sponsored research resources play in creating the … Read More

Tell Dr. Francis Collins about the #NIHSequesterImpact

How is the sequester affecting your lab? NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., is seeking feedback via social media on how the sequester is impacting biomedical research. Tweet to Dr. Collins using the hashtag #NIHSequesterImpact.

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

NIH High-End Instrumentation Grant, internal applications due July 12

In addition to its annual Shared Instrument Grant Program, the NIH offers a special High-End Instrumentation Grant using the S10 mechanism for the purchase of a single piece of biomedical research equipment costing at least $750,000. There is no upper limit on the cost of the instrument, but the maximum award is $2 million. Instruments in this category include, but are not limited to, biomedical imaging systems, NMR spectrometers, mass spectrometers, electron microscopes and supercomputers. supercomputers. … Read More

NIH Public Access Policy brown bag session rescheduled for March 1

According to a notice released today, the NIH will delay processing of an award if publications arising from it are not in compliance with the NIH public access policy for non-competing renewals with a start date of July 1, 2013 or beyond. The brown bag session about the this anticipated change, originally scheduled for February 21, has been postponed until Friday, March 1 from 12 to 1 p.m. in Mac Hall 2201 due to a … Read More

IRB Notes: New NIH Regulations for Synthetic Nucleic Acid Molecules

Starting March 5, 2013, the NIH Guidelines will cover work with synthetic nucleic acid molecules in addition to current requirements for reviewing studies involving recombinant DNA molecules. With this change, the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) will also review studies involving of the deliberate transfer into human research participants of synthetic nucleic acid molecules, or DNA or RNA derived from synthetic nucleic acid molecules, that meet any one of the following criteria: Contain more than 100 … Read More

NIH updates post-submission application materials policy

This week, the NIH issued a notice updating their policy on post-submission application materials (i.e. materials submitted after the deadline but before peer review). The updates are meant to address questions that have come up since the policy was implemented in 2010. To summarize, changes include: News of promotion for a PI or key personnel will be accepted as post-submission application material up to one month prior to the peer review meeting. Exceptions provided for … Read More

Dr. Lynn Loriaux joins other esteemed researchers at NICHD annual conference

Research for a Lifetime: A Scientific Colloquium in Honor of the NICHD’s 50th Anniversary OHSU’s Lynn Loriaux, M.D., Ph.D., interim chair of the department of medicine, heads to Washington, D.C. this week to participate alongside some of the nation’s most accomplished researchers at this year’s National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) Scientific Colloquium. The conference will be held at the NIH Clinical Center on the NIH Main Campus, Wednesday, December 5, 2012. … Read More

NIH drug and alcohol abuse institutes will work together but not merge

Last Friday, NIH Director Francis Collins issued a statement announcing that plans to merge the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) have been canceled. In the statement, he said: “I have concluded that it is more appropriate for NIH to pursue functional integration, rather than major structural reorganization, to advance substance use, abuse, and addiction-related research.” This decision comes two years after a recommendation by … Read More

Internal career development opportunity for clinician-scientists, due Nov. 19

The NIH-funded K12 program, Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH), is offering a special funding opportunity for junior faculty with a clinical doctorate degree.The goal of the BIRCWH is to develop junior faculty into leading interdisciplinary research scientists in women’s health. BIRCWH supports the full spectrum of research including basic science, clinical research, information technology, health services, patient-centered outcomes, policy, public health, behavioral, and applied research. Deadline: November 19, 2012 Award Information: Provides salary support for … Read More

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