Nexus March 2011
Dr. Sally Rockey

Rock Talk

Early Data on the A2 Sunset

We recently received a letter from a group of extramural scientists expressing concerns about the sunsetting of the A2 applications. I thought that the entire NIH research community would be interested in reading our response…. Continue reading

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Learn How OER Makes Grants Happen

I wanted to let you know that we posted our 2010 OER Report yesterday. Continue reading

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You Go Girl!

Right now we’re celebrating Women’s History month. Thus, I thought I’d take this opportunity to provide you with some information regarding the participation of women in NIH extramural programs. Continue reading

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Correlation Between Overall Impact Scores and Criterion Scores

We’re always interested in data, and at NIH we use data to examine the impact of new policies. Continue reading

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Join Me at an NIH Regional Seminar

I’m packing my bags for Scottsdale, Arizona…well, not exactly yet. Each year NIH puts on two Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration. Continue reading

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Top Stories

Sponsors Must Approve Fellowship Termination Notices in xTrain

Sponsors of NRSA fellows must review and approve termination notices. Continue reading

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Small Businesses: Register for NIH SBIR/STTR Conference

Attend the annual conference June 22-23, 2011. Continue reading

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NIH & HHS Head West for Grants Seminar in Arizona

Learn about NIH grants first-hand in Scottsdale, Arizona, April 27-29. Continue reading

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Reviewers, PIs: Stick to One eRA Commons Account

One Commons account that accurately captures your review/grant/publication history and expertise means fewer headaches for you.
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Animal Welfare: It Takes a Village

Oversight of animals is a cooperative undertaking between multiple federal agencies, each with our own areas of responsibility. Continue reading

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Get a Jump Start on Your Reference Letters

Reference letters are due by the application due date beginning April 8, 2011 for fellowship applications and June 12, 2011 for career development award applications. Continue reading

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Let Your Thoughts Be Heard

Provide your comments on the new Early Independence Award program and on how best to accelerate research in single cell analysis. Continue reading

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New Resources

Categorical Spending: The Numbers Are In!

Since 2008, we have been posting our annual support levels for various research, conditions and disease categories (RCDC) on the NIH RePORT website. Continue reading

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New Set of FAQs on Post Submission Materials

Answers to your questions about the post submission materials policy. Continue reading

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Podcast on Writing About Human Subjects in Your Application

All About Grants logoOur All About Grants podcast series continues with a new episode on how to compose the human subjects section of your application. Continue reading

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Writing Your Research Plan Podcast

All About Grants logoOur All About Grants podcast series continues with a new episode on how to craft your research plan. Continue reading

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You Ask, We Answer

May I Extend My Early Stage Investigator (ESI) Period of Eligibility?

NIH allows an extension of the Early Stage Investigator (ESI) period of eligibility period. Continue reading

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Am I Using the Correct Electronic Application Forms?

Make sure you have the correct application forms package. Continue reading

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Calendar

June 23-24, 2011: NIH Grants Seminar

Join us in June to learn how to apply for and manage NIH grants. Continue reading

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Other NIH Happenings

OER Welcomes Dr. Matthew Portnoy

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Matthew Portnoy to the OER team! Continue reading

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