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The Division of Extramural Activities (DEA) has several functions. As examples, DEA manages grants and contracts, oversees initial peer review for certain award types, provides guidance on extramural policies and procedures, and creates and maintains content for the Grants & Contracts section of this website.
DEA Staff interact with the Institute’s extramural community – applicants, offerors, grantees, institutional officials, and contractors – as well as peer reviewers, committee members, and staff at NIAID and NIH.