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There’s More to Biosafety and Biosecurity Than Select Agents

Review key terminology like dual use research of concern, enhanced potential pandemic pathogens, select agents, and recombinant or synthetic nucleic acid molecules.
Colorized scanning electron micrograph of Ebola virus particles both budding and attached to the surface of an infected VERO E6 cell

Opportunities and Resources

Apply if you can conduct research focused on less-studied emerging and re-emerging neurotropic viruses for which there are currently no approved vaccines or therapeutics.
Collaborative research centers will help provide the foundation and infrastructure to complete basic, translational, and mechanistic clinical trials focused on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS).
Demonstrate that your clinical site has a track record of diagnosing rare and difficult-to-diagnose disorders, with appropriate expertise as well as the infrastructure and resources needed to conduct clinical evaluation and DNA sequencing of participants enrolled at your site.
NIAID has extended the application deadline for the broad agency announcement (BAA) Rational Systematic Characterization and Selection of Adjuvants for HIV Vaccine Candidates; proposals are now due on July 7, 2023, at 4 p.m. Eastern Time.

In The News

NIH aims to recognize the transformative cultures, systems, projects, and processes developed by academic institutions to promote inclusive excellence and create environments that foster and value a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA).
The National Library of Medicine based modernization efforts on user feedback to improve how visitors search, view, and download information about clinical trials.
There are several types of concerns a researcher might need to report to NIH during the application process or while conducting NIH-supported research, from grant scams to research misconduct to peer-review integrity violations.

Advice Corner

Collaborators may use different types of agreements to facilitate partnerships, including research collaboration agreements, material transfer agreements, and data transfer agreements.

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