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NIH & AHRQ Upcoming 2016 Changes to Grant Applications

NIH and AHRQ have announced there will be significant changes to policies, forms and instructions for grant applications submitted in 2016.

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NIH Changing Font Guidelines

NIH and AHRQ are changing the guidelines regarding the fonts used in PDF attachments included in grant applications for applications submitted for due dates on or after May 25, 2016.

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NIH Announces New Form for Peer Review Request

Applicants to NIH and AHRQ who want to communicate requests pertinent to the assignment and initial peer review of applications must use a new PHS Assignment Request Form beginning with applications for due dates on or after May 25, 2016.

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NIH Announces Changes to Post-Award Forms

NIH and AHRQ have announced planned changes to policies, forms and instructions for interim and final progress reports, and other post-award documents associated the monitoring, oversight, and closeout of an award.

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NIH Transition to New Training Table and xTRACT System

NIH and AHRQ have announced the availability of new research training data tables for use with FY 2016 institutional training grant applications and research performance progress reports (RPPRs).

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NIH Operates Under Continuing Resolution

The NIH is currently operating under a Continuing Resolution (CR) which continues government operations through December 11, 2015 at 99.7892 percent of the FY 2015 enacted level.

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Change in Federal Salary Cap

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.

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NIH New Application Policy Reminders

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.

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NIH ASSIST System

ASSIST is an option for NIH’s single-project grant programs (R03, R21, etc.).

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Changes to NIH Biosketches

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.

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Changes to NIH Resubmissions

NIH has changed the way applicants should mark changes in their Resubmission applications.

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Late Application Submission Policy

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.

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NIH eRA Commons User IDs Now Mandatory for Students Listed on RPPRs

NIH eRA Commons User IDs Now Mandatory for Graduate and Undergraduate Students as of October 2014.

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LOI Resources and Reminder

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.

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New IDP Description Requirement in NIH RPPRs

Descriptions on the Use of Individual Development Plans (IDPs) for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers Required in Annual Progress Reports beginning October 1, 2014.

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New FAQs!

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.

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New NIH Requirement - Use of IMS

The new Inclusion Management System was released October 17, 2014, and takes advantage of the structured inclusion data being collected on competing applications.

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New MCW Corporate Policy on PI Eligibility

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.

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NIH and AHRQ Updated Submission Policy

On April 17, 2014 the NIH and AHRQ released an updated policy for application submission.

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CDMRP replaces eReceipt System with eBrap

For FY14, CDMRP has replaced the eReceipt system with the electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP).

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New AHA Open Science Policies

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.

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RPPR Open for all Type 5

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.

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Do Not Use Log Comment Activity to Communicate with GCO

GCO Staff do NOT receive any notifications when the log comment activity is used.

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NIH Public Access Policy - My NCBI

The NIH has now mandated the use of the My NCBI electronic resource to enter papers on to Continuation progress reports.

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IACUC Approval Dates Memo

The purpose of this communication is to provide specific guidance on the issue of IACUC approval dates for grant applications.

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GCO eUpdate Announcements

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Grants & Contracts Contact Information

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Fax:     414-955-6552

E-Mail: aor@mcw.edu

Location: MACC Fund Research Center (MFRC) 3080

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Updated GCO Procedure Guides

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