NOT-OD-12-115: Request for Information (RFI): Input on Proposed Modifications of the Biographical Sketch Used in NIH Grant Applications

NOT-OD-12-115: Request for Information (RFI): Input on Proposed Modifications of the Biographical Sketch Used in NIH Grant Applications.

Scoring Analysis: 1-Year Comparison – NIGMS Feedback Loop – National Institute of General Medical Sciences

Scoring Analysis: 1-Year Comparison – NIGMS Feedback Loop – National Institute of General Medical Sciences.

Quick overview of NIH grant proposal changes

For details–http://enhancing-peer-review.nih.gov/docs/application_changes.pdf

  • Introduction — 1 page
  • Specific Aims — 1 page
  • Research Strategy (6 or 12 pages) — replaces Background & Significance, Preliminary Studies or Progress Report, and Research Design & Methods
  •  Research Strategy — (refer to Review criteria: Significance, Innovation, Approach) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/peer/guidelines_general/comparison_of_review_criteria.pdf
  • Preliminary data or Progress Report — in the Approach section of Research Strategy
  • Resources — describe the environment to support the research project
  • Early Stage Investigators — describe the institutional investment in your research project
  •  Biosketch includes a personal statement — why are you particularly well-suited to perform the project?
  • Biosketch — 15 publications limit
  • Select Agents — describe biocontainment resources available