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John J. McGowan, Ph.D.

Intelligence, creativity, and dedication are important attributes among NIH investigators. Good grantsmanship is equally critical to a successful career.

Opportunities and Resources

NIAID intends to fund collaborative, multidisciplinary program project awards to discover, design, and develop pan-coronavirus vaccine candidates capable of providing broad protective immunity to multiple coronavirus strains.

Simple, inexpensive, rapid self-testing assays to directly detect HIV could make it easier for people to monitor themselves for acute or early HIV infection and allow people to monitor their viral suppression status during therapy.

Through a new initiative, NIAID seeks applications proposing research developing and evaluating novel targeting technologies to deliver anti-HIV gene therapies to specific cells in vivo.

In The News

NIAID is operating under a continuing resolution through December 11, 2020. Still, we've posted initial paylines, a financial management plan, and more for fiscal year (FY) 2021.

NIAID grantees may charge personal protective equipment (PPE) as a direct cost when the PPE will be used to directly assist in safely carrying out clinical activities and direct interactions with patients participating in clinical trials and clinical research studies.

Applicants, offerors, grantees, and contractors may request exceptions to the single institutional review board (sIRB) policy for multi-site human subjects research if the pandemic has temporarily made such an arrangement impractical.

Although the live events of the 2020 NIH Virtual Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration have concluded, you can still take advantage of the resources NIH provided.

Institutions must maintain an up-to-date written, enforced Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) policy and post the policy on their publicly accessible website.

Advice Corner

Your Final Research Performance Progress Report should cover the entire period of performance, meaning a “summary of progress made toward the achievement of the originally stated aims, a list of significant results (positive or negative), and a list of publications.”

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