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A Summary of September’s Advisory Council Meeting

Catch up on remarks from NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci and a presentation from guest speaker Dr. Steven Holland, director of the NIAID Division of Intramural Research.
Steven M. Holland, M.D.

Opportunities and Resources

Develop multipurpose prevention technologies that prevent HIV infection and pregnancy in adolescent and young women while also taking a special interest in health disparity populations that are disproportionately infected.
Propose research projects that integrate experimental approaches and computational modeling to test and validate hypotheses of significance to the infectious diseases field.
The funding initiative centers on developing transformative and translational advances in computer and information science, engineering, mathematics, statistics, and behavioral and cognitive research.

In The News

Whether you’re new to NIH awards or have years of experience, the Virtual Seminar is your unique opportunity to learn, share, and meet with NIH and HHS experts as well as your peers from across the globe.
As part of the workshop, NIAID will request feedback from the scientific community on identifying and prioritizing prototype pathogens within viral families of highest pandemic potential for the development of medical countermeasures.
Your next annual vertebrate animal report should cover the 2021 fiscal year—October 1, 2020, to September 30, 2021—and your institutional official must email the signed report as a PDF by December 1, 2021.

Advice Corner

You need to assess whether your proposed research qualifies under NIH’s definition of a clinical trial, NIH’s definition of human subjects research, and HHS’s list of exemptions for human subjects research.

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