NIH unveils new new biosketch form

Early today, the National Institutes of Health announced it is revising, again, its biosketch form. Here’s a preview: Contributions to Science. Please fill in the blanks as indicated. I was...

NCI experiments with staff scientist funding

Later this year, the National Cancer Institute will be offering a new "research specialist" award, using a K05 mechanism, to support scientists who are not PIs--think lab scientists and core facility...

Special Characters in Grants: Not Yet

A note from the OHSU Office of Proposal and Award Management director, Deborah Golden-Eppelein: On January 30, 2015, NIH published the following in the NIH Guide:  Expanding Support of Unicode...

How should we balance the needs of senior and junior investigators?

The NIH wants to know. We all know that the U.S. biomedical workforce is in trouble: years of disinvestment at the national level has led to a challenging environment for younger scientists (and...

New NIH RePORT tool: Matchmaker

Are you curious about which NIH institutes or centers (ICs) may be interested in your research and which study section may review work like yours? Matchmaker is a new query interface in NIH's...

NIH news roundup for January 2015

Several key announcements were issued by NIH in the last month that bear noting: NIH announced its fiscal policy for FY 2015 operations, implementing the 2015 Consolidated Appropriations Act...