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This standard operating procedure (SOP) includes the following sections: Purpose, Procedure, Contacts, and Links.
To administer NIAID's scientific programs, oversee grant portfolios, set priorities for committing federal funds, and act as an advocate for a scientific area.
Program officers, also called program officials and program administrators, are staff scientists who administer grant portfolios in the Institute's extramural program divisions: Division of AIDS, Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, and Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation.
Each program officer is associated with one or more program class codes, which are scientific areas with assigned grants. See the Program Officers Listed by Program Class Code spreadsheet for a list.
To find an NIAID program officer, go to When to Contact an NIAID Program Officer.
(For contracts, see the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) SOP.)
For more, see When to Contact an NIAID Program Officer and our Finding Help and NIAID Staff Roles questions and answers.
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Grants Timeline for Fiscal Year
Extramural Scientist Administrator training page
NIH Manual Chapters
Program Leadership Committee
Last Updated April 26, 2016
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