In accordance with the recently signed Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, the Federal Executive Level II pay scale cap has increased from $181,500 to $183,300.
NIH has issued a notice to remind applicants that the basic requirements for allowable applications have not changed with the updated NIH/AHRQ policy on application submissions.
ASSIST is an option for NIH’s single-project grant programs (R03, R21, etc.).
NIH and AHRQ will require use of a new biosketch format in applications for research grants submitted for due dates on or after May 25, 2015.
NIH has changed the way applicants should mark changes in their Resubmission applications.
The NIH late new policy is effective for applications submitted for due dates on or after January 25, 2015, and will not be applied retroactively.
NIH eRA Commons User IDs Now Mandatory for Graduate and Undergraduate Students as of October 2014.
A Letter of Intent (LOI) is required from all proposed subcontract/consortium sites on an MCW-led grant or contract application, and MCW will provide a LOI for all proposed pass-through applications when MCW will be a subcontract site on another institution’s application.
Descriptions on the Use of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers Required in Annual Progress Reports beginning October 1, 2014.
The MCW Grants and Contracts Office has created an FAQ section on our website. Answers have been developed to provide important guidance on the questions we get asked the most often by the populations we serve.
The new Inclusion Management System was released October 17, 2014, and takes advantage of the structured inclusion data being collected on competing applications.
MCW recently established a corporate policy regarding who at MCW is eligible to serve as the Principal Investigator (PI) on a research project. The policy sets the duties and responsibilities of a PI, and describes the processes for requesting and approving exceptions to these new PI eligibility requirements.
On December 26, 2013, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released its final guidance on “Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.” The guidance, termed here the Omnicircular, supersedes the requirements of various other OMB circulars.
On April 17, 2014 the NIH and AHRQ released an updated policy for application submission.
The NIH has developed an electronic application system for multi-project applications.
For FY14, CDMRP has replaced the eReceipt system with the electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP).
The American Heart Association (AHA) requires that all journal articles resulting from AHA funding should be made freely available in PubMed within 12 months of publication.
Effective as of January 12, 2014, the federal Executive Level II salary cap increased by 1% from $179,700.00 to $181,500.00.
Beginning on April 25, 2014, NIH will open up the use of the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) in eRA Commons for the electronic submission of annual progress reports for all Type 5 non-SNAP progress reports.
GCO Staff do NOT receive any notifications when the log comment activity is used.
Effective January 31, 2014, use of the eRA Research Performance Progress (RPPR) module will be required to submit annual progress report for all NIH-MYF awards.
Effective for all Awards with start dates on or after July 1, 2013.
The NIH has now mandated the use of the My NCBI electronic resource to enter papers on to Continuation progress reports.
The purpose of this communication is to provide specific guidance on the issue of IACUC approval dates for grant applications.
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