In April, NIH launched a new reporting system for requests to use chimpanzees in research, which must be reviewed by the NIH Chimpanzee Research Use Panel (CRUP).
The CRUP review process was developed following an NIH-commissioned Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on chimpanzee use in research, and recommendations from the Council of Councils, an advisory body to NIH. As described in NIH Guide Notice NOT-OD-14-024, the CRUP will review whether requests to the NIH to use chimpanzees in research are consistent with IOM principles and criteria, independent from existing NIH review processes. Continue reading
Electronic systems can be a little finicky when presented with file names that include unexpected characters. Take care to follow the directions in the NIH application guide to ensure smooth processing of your application. PDF file names should be less than 50 characters, including punctuation and … Continue reading
A new tutorial video helps principal investigators use NIH’s Inclusion Management System (IMS) to access Inclusion Data Records in the eRA Commons to report sex/gender, race, and ethnicity information as required by NIH’s policy on the Inclusion of Women and Minorities in Clinical Research. …. Continue reading
Due to software upgrades that impact NIH’s accounting and business systems, NIH’s ability to issue competing and non-competing awards may be delayed from May 19, 2015 until June 3, 2015. While many systems will remain accessible …. Continue reading
NIH (including help desks) will be closed Monday, May 25, 2015 (Memorial Day). If a grant application due date falls on this federal holiday, the application deadline is automatically extended to the next business day.
The project title must be no more than 200 characters long, including the spaces between words…. Continue reading
Remember, the modified biosketch format is required for applications submitted to NIH for due dates on or after May 25, 2015. Biosketch format pages, instructions, samples and FAQs are available on the Biosketches section of the SF424 (R&R) Forms and Applications page. We encourage applicants to use the Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae …. Continue reading
The All About Grants podcast welcomes Dr. Neil Thakur, special assistant to the NIH Deputy Director for Extramural Research, and Dr. Bart Trawick, literature database lead at the NIH National Library of Medicine, as guests on its two newest podcasts, “Understanding NIH’s Biosketch Requirements” and “Using SciENcv to Create an NIH Biosketch”. Learn about the modified format for the NIH biosketch, which …. Continue reading
NIH will be making ASSIST available for submission of R01 applications at the end of April. You will be able to use ASSIST for submission for all competing grant applications to NIH by the end of 2015 (see transition timeline) …. Continue reading
If you received an NIH grant, cooperative agreement, or supplement with a budget period that started anytime on or after December 26, 2014, the revised NIH Grants Policy Statement) that was released on March 31, 2015 now …. Continue reading