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.
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.
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.
Beginning in October 2014 NIH will require an eRA Commons ID for all individuals in graduate and undergraduate student roles who participate in NIH-funded projects for at least one person month or more.
The NIH has initiated a second round of pilots to assess a planned modification of the NIH Biographical Sketch (Biosketch).
On April 17, 2014 the NIH and AHRQ released an updated policy for application submission.
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 07-01-2014, the fringe benefit rates are changing as follows: Faculty and Staff, 25.5%; Graduate Students, 13.3%.
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.
These current stipend levels and other amounts need to be used in the preparation of competing and non-competing NIH training (T) and fellowship (F) applications.
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The April 12th eBridge production patch included important changes to the eBridge Funding Proposal SmartForms and Budget Grids
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.
The NIH has developed an electronic application system for multi-project applications.
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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