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Functional Genetics, Epigenetics, and Non-coding RNAs in Substance Use Disorders (R01)

February 8, 2017

Funding Opportunity PA-17-155 from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts. Genetic and genomic studies have identified genes and gene variants that may impact the fundamental biological mechanisms underpinning substance use disorders (SUDs). Discovery of these genes/variants, while extremely valuable, is only the first step in understanding the molecular processes that influence SUDs. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages basic functional genetic and genomic research in two areas: 1.

Guest Blogger Series - Alison Wellman Smith from HUIT: OBI and Sponsored Budgets

February 6, 2017

Given the wonderful new process to upload sponsored budget to the General Ledger in GMAS, I wanted to take a second to talk about how OBI works with the GL Sponsored Budgets.  GL Sponsored Budgets can be found in a few different OBI dashboards: Sponsored Accounts, Current Grants Financial, Historical Grants Financial, and Printable Grants Financial dashboards.

Will the Project Outcomes I Listed in My Final RPPR Be Made Public?

February 1, 2017

Yes. The information submitted in the Project Outcomes section of the Final RPPR will be made accessible to the general public via NIH’s Research Portfolio On-line Reporting Tools (RePORT). Thus, we encourage you to ensure the narrative is understandable to both scientists and non-scientists alike. Think of it as explaining the results of your work at your neighborhood pot-luck.

Guest Blogger Series - Alison Wellman Smith from HUIT

January 30, 2017

Over the span of the next couple weeks, we will be welcoming our second guest blogger Alison Wellman Smith. Alison is a Business Analyst, focusing on the Grants Dashboards on the MFR project in HUIT. Alison began her career in sponsored research a little over thirteen years ago at Brigham and Women’s Hospital where her responsibilities focused on both pre and post award. From BWH, she transitioned into a post award role in the Office for Sponsored Programs here at Harvard.

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