An Easier Way to Manage Citations

June 1, 2010

In the upcoming months, NIH bibliography management will move from eRA Commons to an NCBI tool called My NCBI. My Bibliography, within My NCBI, has the ability to search for citations in PubMed and automatically populate eRA Commons. For more information on the transfer read on.

NIH Awards $1B for Construction and Renovation

June 1, 2010

More than 140 Recovery Act grants will enable the construction and renovation of buildings, laboratories and core facilities across the country. These new facilities will create, sustain and preserve jobs, from the initiation of construction through to the hiring of new biomedical investigators.

ARRA Quarterly Reporting Begins Again July 1

June 1, 2010

If you received an ARRA award on or before June 30, 2010 (whether or not you have spent any money), you will need to file a quarterly report to FederalReporting.gov between July 1 and July 10. Tools are available to assist recipients in completing their reports as accurately and easily as possible.

NIH Makes Strides Toward All-Electronic Grants Process

June 1, 2010

Just as the majority of our applications are now received electronically, we are moving towards all electronic post award administration as well. In the coming months, two optional electronic features will become mandatory: eSNAP and xTrain.

Public-Private Partnerships Help Entrepreneurs Develop Innovative Ideas

June 1, 2010

For nearly 30 years, NIH’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program has been providing small businesses the opportunity to pursue innovative projects with commercial potential. I value the contributions small businesses make to improve public health. NIH has continued its support of small businesses and for-profit organizations by awarding them more than $36M in Recovery Act grants.

Postdoc Podcast Posted

June 1, 2010

Listen to the latest installment of our All About Grants podcast series “Postdocs Thinking About Independence” and hear Dr. Milton Hernandez describe funding options for junior and senior postdocs, talk about the importance of having mentors, and more. We hope you are enjoying our new All About Grants podcasts. Contact us at oer@od.nih.gov and tell … Continue reading “Postdoc Podcast Posted”

View the Enhancing Peer Review Survey Questions

June 1, 2010

Did you miss the Enhancing Peer Review surveys and want to see what we asked? Now that all the groups have completed their surveys, the questions asked of applicants, reviewers and Advisory Council members have been posted on the Enhancing Peer Review Web site.