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You can find an NIAID program officer by going to Contact Staff for Help in the Strategy for NIH Funding.
Program staff scientists work in the Division of AIDS; Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation; and Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.
They are investigators' primary contacts at NIAID for many issues—read more at When to Contact an NIAID Program Officer. Learn more about who can help you and when at Contact Staff for Help in the Strategy for NIH Funding.
Go to Division of Extramural Activities Contacts for NIAID staff working with grants, contracts, initial peer review, and small business (SBIR and STTR) and research training awards. Learn more in Contact Staff for Help in the Strategy for NIH Funding.
See who can help you and when at Contact Staff for Help in the Strategy for NIH Funding.
Go to these resources in our General Info and Planning for Electronic Applications questions and answers:
NIAID and NIH have several lists you can sign up for. Here are some you might be interested in:
Keep in mind that NIH also sponsors communications activities.
Find all NIAID initiatives on NIAID Funding Opportunities List. NIH publishes most initiatives—requests for applications (RFA), program announcements (PA), and solicitations—in the NIH Guide.
Learn more at Five Steps to Finding NIAID's High-Priority Areas.
For small business opportunities, go to NIAID Small Business High-Priority Areas of Interest.
Solicitations are published in FedBizOpps, and may not appear in the NIH Guide.
For grants, the program officer listed in the announcement can answer your questions and give you more information about an RFA than the NIH Guide, including possibly some sense of your chances of success. For contract solicitations, you may talk only to the contracting officer listed in the solicitation.
An NIAID program officer can inform you about RFAs and PAs in other institutes that NIAID collaborates with. Or you could look for program officers on other institute Web sites—find them at NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices.
We've put actual Sample Applications and Summary Statements online to show how it conforms to our advice in the All About Grants tutorials.
Yes. Contact the Office of Research Training and Special Programs at AITrainingHelpDesk@niaid.nih.gov for information about all types of fellowships and training and career development awards.
For more information, check out the Training and Career site.
Yes. The Office of Research Training and Special Programs; Paula Strickland, Ph.D., is the director.
For advice and other information on Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer awards, check out NIAID's Small Business Web site. Our Advice Presentations for SBIR and STTR has many answers to applicants' questions.
Yes. NIAID has two international offices. The Office of Global Research performs country-specific analyses, plans responses to disease outbreaks, and facilitates partnerships and in-country support. Contact Karl Western, Ph.D.
The Office of Research Training and Special Programs develops systems for managing international research awards and implements policies for select agent research. Contact Paula Strickland, Ph.D., email email@example.com, or visit our NIAID International Awards portal.
No. We suggest that you find that information using the NIH RePORTER query.
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Last Updated December 03, 2012
Last Reviewed February 22, 2011