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Highlights From January 2021 NIAID Advisory Council Meeting

In his remarks to NIAID’s Advisory Council, NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci shared key staff transitions, legislative updates, and COVID-19 news.
Dr. Fauci at Vaccine Kick-Off Event

Opportunities and Resources

NIAID is now participating in four funding opportunity announcements related to the Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) program.
NIAID has issued a new funding opportunity announcement focused on non-polio human enteroviruses and future vaccine and therapeutic development.

In The News

Learn about the fiscal year 2021 salary cap and stipend levels for National Research Service Awards that NIH published in January.
Check out this NIH website for the latest COVID-19 research findings, clinical trial volunteer guidance, grant funding data, and vaccine/ treatment news.
If your institution was closed due to recent winter storms, explain the submission delay in your cover letter and NIH will consider accepting it late.
Send feedback in response to NIAID's request for information (RFI) on identification of key events in autoimmune diseases.

Advice Corner

A NIH subaward is a collaborative arrangement between a grantee institution and another organization in support of the grantee’s research project.

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