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Funding Opportunity: NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional)

If you have any questions about the internal coordination procedure for this program, please contact limitedprograms@research.ufl.edu. The NIH Director’s Early Independence Award supports exceptional junior investigators who wish to pursue independent research soon after completion of their terminal doctoral degree or post-graduate clinical training, thereby forgoing the traditional…

goIACUC Transition

Beginning February 1, 2022, all new protocols and triennials must be submitted into goIACUC (myIACUC will no longer be receiving submissions). If you have a protocol expiring in the first quarter of 2022, it is highly recommend you start your renewal in goIACUC 90 days before expiration to allow…

Goodbye FORMS-F, Hello FORMS-G

Applicants applying to NIH funding opportunities with due dates on or after January 25, 2022 must use updated application forms and instructions identified with a Competition ID of “FORMS-G.” Key changes in the FORMS-G update include: Transition from DUNS to a unique entity identifier (UEI) issued by SAM.gov as the…

Introducing the Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Grant Program

Reposted from the NIH Extramural Nexus newsletter Posted on November 9, 2020 by Mike Lauer Stephen I. Katz, M.D., Ph.D., led the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases from 1995 until his passing in 2018. Dr. Katz was a talented physician scientist, NIH leader, and civil servant throughout…

Roundup of New COVID-19 Resources for NIH Applicants and Recipients: Part 3

The NIH continues to add new resources to their COVID-19: Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients of NIH Funding webpage. They hope they are helpful in navigating this unprecedented situation. Here is a summary of what’s new since the last Nexus: Updated infographic describing the peer review process…

COVID-19 resources from EH&S; Screen, Test & Protect Initiative

Environmental Health & Safety is open and continues to provide critical services and assistance to the research community. New training video, research resumption checklist and signs/posters posted on their COVID resources page: More information: http://www.ehs.ufl.edu/resources/covid-19/   The Screen, Test & Protect initiative uses public health guidance and best practices aimed…

NIAID Strategic Plan Details COVID-19 Research Priorities

Urgent public health measures are needed to control the spread of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and the disease it causes, coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19. Scientific research to improve our understanding of the virus and how it causes disease, and to develop strategies to mitigate illness and death, is of…