Recap of 2009

December 1, 2009

This past year has been both exciting and at times challenging, but as we reflect on 2009 one thing that we can be sure of is that the changes NIH, and extramural community, has experienced will foster continued prosperity in 2010 and beyond. Over the last twelve months, NIH has welcomed a new director, issued new stem cell guidelines, re-invested in the American economy, entered the final implementation phase of the Enhancing Peer Review initiative, and reviewed the financial conflict of interest policy.

SCAW Winter Conference

December 1, 2009

The Scientists Center for Animal Welfare (SCAW) will present the Winter Conference on December 7 and 8, 2009 in San Antonio, Texas with support from The University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, the NIH, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The two-day conference is for IACUC members and administrators, principal investigators, … Continue reading “SCAW Winter Conference”

Animal Welfare Online Seminars

December 1, 2009

On December 10, 2009, Eileen Morgan, Director Division of Assurances, Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW), will speak for the OLAW Outreach Program, a free online seminar series. IO Seminar – Noon to 1 p.m. (EST) – “The OLAW Annual Report and More,” This seminar is limited to Institutional Officials (IOs) at PHS Assured institutions. … Continue reading “Animal Welfare Online Seminars”

Your Efforts Provide Public Insight into Economic Impact of the Recovery Act

November 1, 2009

Recipients of NIH grant awards funded from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) have recently finished submitting their first quarterly reports to FederalReporting.gov, with immensely successful results. Thanks to the hard work and commitment of you, NIH’s extramural grantees, our high submission rate and low error rate make NIH one of the leading agencies in the Federal government.

RePORTER Replaced CRISP on November 1

November 1, 2009

CRISP has been replaced with a new tool called RePORTER that searches the NIH database of biomedical research projects. The RePORTER tool provides all the features of CRISP and more.