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December 2017

HUMAN SUBJECTS RESEARCH

Change in Federalwide Assurance [FWA] Numbers
Effective November 1, changes include closing existing numbers and streamlining others. Details online.

Changes to NIH-funded Human Subjects Research
Important changes to those conducting NIH-funded research involving human subjects detailed online.

Free Resources for Longitudinal Clinical Research Studies
NIH grant aims to provide resources for longitudinal clinical research studies.

New Fee Schedule for Commercially Funded Studies
Change in JHM IRB review fees for any commercially funded study with financial support in excess of $10,000, effective July 1.

Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network
All-in-one resource linking investigators to regional community-hospital based collaborators. Go online for details.


ANIMAL RESEARCH

Visit Animal Care and Use Committee Website
Go online for the most recent versions of important forms, policies, and guidelines.

Current Classes
A Small Rodent Surgery class will be held on December 14. Class is free. Registration is required.

"Interinstitutional Assurance" Agreement
Form processing assistance available through the JHU Animal Care and Use Comittee office.


BIOSAFETY

Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) presents: Safety in Research Updates
Go online to see sponsored training opportuniies, safety tips and highlights and updated DURC policies.


FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

Mary Kay Foundation Translational Research Grant
Foundation seeks innovative grants for translational research in ovarian, uterine, breast, or cervical cancer. Internal deadline is December 19.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program
Program offers researchers opportunities to transform new knowledge into practical benefits through translational research and technology development efforts. Internal deadline is December 28 and sponsor deadline is February 1.

Macy Faculty Scholars Program
Program designed to identify and nurture careers of promising educational innovators in medicine and nursing through several avenues. Internal deadline is January 4 and sponsor deadline is February 14.

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO)
Funding available for research that contributes to the advancement of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota research in the U.S. Application deadline is February 20.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
GRANT AND CONTRACT PROCEDURES

NIH Video Tutorials on How to Apply for Grants
Four-part series covers the basics of preparing, writing, and submitting an application.

NIH Policy: Foreign Components Added to a Grant to a Domestic or Foreign Organization
NIH defines foreign components added to a grant and significant grant related activities needing prior NIH approval.


RECENT RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS
 
PRIZE OPPORTUNITIES

Upcoming Deadlines for December and February

 
CORE FACILITIES

December Events at the Genetic Resources Core Facility
Dates and details for Genetic Resources Core Symposium and others online.

 

 
   
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