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NIH Newsletter – January 2013

Posted on January 4, 2013 at 2:17pm

From: Update from the NIH Office of Extramural Research to the external biomedical [mailto:EXTRAMURALNEXUS@LIST.NIH.GOV] On Behalf Of NIH Extramural Nexus (NIH/OD)
Sent: Thursday, January 03, 2013 9:35 AM
Subject: NIH Update: Supporting Small Business, Webinar Announcements

Read the full issue online.

Rock Talk

Supporting Small Business Across the Country

Posted on December 14, 2012 by Sally Rockey

While most of the conversation here on Rock Talk, particularly in the comments, is about research at academic institutions and non-profit organizations, NIH also funds researchers at small businesses. …. Continue reading →



Following Up On ACD Recommendations, and Paving the Road to Continued, Future Success

Posted on December 7, 2012 by Sally Rockey

At the Advisory Committee to the Director’s meeting today and yesterday, NIH director Francis Collins, NIH deputy director Lawrence Tabak, and I presented some exciting new initiatives in support of the future of biomedical research. Continue reading →


You Ask, We Answer

How Can Applicants Track Submission of Reference Letters?

The applicant is responsible for tracking his or her reference letters or reference forms in the eRA Commons and contacting referees to ensure that the letters or forms are submitted and matched to the application by the application due date. Continue reading →


New Resources

Training on Electronic Submission of Multi-Project Applications Now Online

NIH has posted its first pilot funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) that require applicants to submit using ASSIST (Application Submission System and Interface for Submission Tracking). You can find the pilot opportunities posted on this timeline, and read the Rock Talk blog post about our transition to electronic submission of multi-project grant applications to learn more. Continue reading→



January 15, 2013: Webinar Explains Changes and Implications of the NIH Public Access Policy Updates

Recently, NIH announced upcoming changes to public access policy reporting requirements and related NIH efforts to enhance compliance. To help grantee institutions improve their understanding of the public access policy, NIH will host an online training webinar on Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at 12:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Continue reading →


January 21 (Monday), 2013 NIH Closed: Federal Holiday

NIH (including help desks) will be closed January 21 (Monday), 2013. Continue reading →


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