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Recapping June’s Advisory Council Meeting

At the 201st meeting of NIAID’s Advisory Council, NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci gave remarks on NIAID’s budget, outreach activities, scientific priorities, and research outcomes.
Colorized scanning electron micrograph of mpox virus on the surface of infected VERO E6 cells

Opportunities and Resources

NIH recently issued 2022 parent funding opportunity announcements for Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer grants.
Investigators working in the areas of allergy or infectious diseases have a significant role to play in advancing research on the impact of climate change on human health.
NIAID seeks studies to provide integrated structural, computational, and functional approaches to understanding the dynamics of key molecular processes in the HIV life cycle.
NIH’s Technical and Business Assistance (TABA) program helps small businesses identify and address pressing product development needs and boost commercialization efforts.

In The News

If a legal action changes the status of a small business concern such that it no longer meets NIH’s eligibility parameters, the organization may not receive additional small business funding.
Our scientific review officers often seek reviewers for Special Emphasis Panels to score grant applications or contract proposals submitted in response to NIAID’s solicited funding initiatives and programs.
NIH has policies in place that require disclosure of scientific overlap in separate applications, including those pending support, as demonstrated in a recent peer review integrity case study.
NIH’s Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD) provides recommendations on program development, resource allocation, NIH administrative regulation, and other aspects of NIH policy.

Advice Corner

Research Education Program (R25) and Short-Term Institutional Research Training (T35) grants both offer five-year awards to supplement established training and education programs with part-time educational opportunities.

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