NIAID Funding News


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A Refresher on Application Resubmission Strategy

Should your resubmission (A1) application go unfunded, you can submit a new application (A0), which does not need to be significantly different from the A1 so long as you remove any references to previous reviews from the A0.
Researchers train to use new equipment

Opportunities and Resources

NIAID will support a research program built around two integrated areas of scientific focus: identifying the correlates and mechanisms of protection of preventive vaccines and using vaccines or other immune modalities in advancing cure research.
Participate in a cooperative research group focused on applying novel science and technologies to transplantation immunology in three priority areas: microbiota, intravital imaging, and targeted therapeutic delivery.
The initiative supports senior administrators training to serve as institutional grants management leaders by supporting administrative staff in developing and implementing standard operating procedures.

In The News

Presenters will summarize current knowledge and lessons learned on clinically relevant anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies for treating or preventing COVID-19 and identify key unanswered scientific questions for clinical development and implementation.
The Bridge to Artificial Intelligence (Bridge2AI) program aims to propel biomedical research forward by setting the stage for widespread adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning to tackle complex biomedical challenges beyond human intuition.
NIH’s Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare seeks input on how to reduce administrative burden while continuing to apply the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals to zebrafish immediately after hatching.
NIH will hold its next virtual Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration from November 1 to 4, 2021.

Advice Corner

NIH staff use award citations to evaluate the impact of grant funding on scientific progress over time. Citing an award that didn’t actually contribute to a research project is just as problematic as failing to cite an award when you should have.

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