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Highlight Preliminary Data in Your Next Application

Focus on what reviewers would like to see in your application: enough information to convince them that your proposed project can be accomplished and is likely to have a high impact.
Researcher checks western/moisture blots to know if proteins bind to antibodies.

Opportunities and Resources

A set of new initiatives will create research centers in support of the Research and Development of Vaccines and Monoclonal Antibodies for Pandemic Preparedness (ReVAMPP) Network.
NIAID will support research to improve safe and effective precision therapeutics for pregnant and lactating persons, fetuses, neonates, and children, including those with disabilities.
NIH published three notices of special interest that each offer administrative supplements for ongoing research projects to further explore priority topics: climate health, software tools, and data readiness.

In The News

Use the Budget Data Comparisons table to compare the enacted funding levels for fiscal years 2022 and 2023 across multiple NIH institutes and centers, including NIAID. 
You may be able to anticipate which standing review group and primary reviewers are most likely to review your application, then write to fit your reviewers' areas of scientific focus and levels of understanding.
Federal income/excess profits taxes are strictly not allowable charges to NIH awards, either as direct or facilities and administrative costs. However, the small business fee may be used to pay for a tax liability.
NIH supports many postdocs and graduate students through the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Program, which includes fellowship (“F”) and training (“T”) awards.
NIH is considering revisions to the Public Access Policy following calls from the White House to enhance public access to the results of federally funded research. NIH’s Office of Science Policy will host a listening session on April 12, 2023.
NIAID is cohosting an Advances in Aging, Immunity, and Chronic Inflammatory Diseases workshop on May 9 and 10, 2023. The workshop will be hybrid, meaning there are options to attend in person or virtually.

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In practice, most mentees need a developmental mentoring network that consists of multiple social relationships each fostering career development and personal growth.

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