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A Summary of September’s Advisory Council Meeting

NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci said, "It has been an enormous pleasure and privilege of my job to have worked with the many extraordinarily intelligent and talented individuals who have served Council over the years.” 
NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci

Opportunities and Resources

Through this new initiative, eligible individuals are invited to submit investigator-initiated research project grant applications within the scope of NIAID's scientific areas of focus.
The Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes Program supports multiple, synergistic longitudinal studies of mothers and their children, from conception to early childhood.
The Notice of Special Interest encourages rigorous interdisciplinary research on the complex intersection of women’s health, sex and gender, and social determinants of health.

In The News

We are starting fiscal year 2023 under a continuing resolution, which will run through December 16, 2022. Our budget officials are now calculating appropriate interim payline levels.
For applications due on or after January 25, 2023, you should create a single Data Management and Sharing Plan that incorporates your genomic data sharing plans for the project.
Dr. Michael Lauer, NIH’s Deputy Director for Extramural Research, shared example cases of extramural researchers who intimidated, bullied, or made verbal threats directed at NIH staff.

Advice Corner

The letters’ text should demonstrate your significant contributors' commitment and summarize the agreements you have in place to support your proposed research project.

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