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Institutional Training Table Data

June 30, 2017

How is Institutional Training Table Data used for grant applications? NIH recommends that you request past and present faculty and trainee data, used by peer reviewers and NIH program staff in the evaluation of the application and making funding decisions. For active training grants, NIH requests trainee and faculty data to assess the progress of these ongoing training awards. These data provide insight into:

  • the environment of the proposed training
  • distribution of participating faculty by research interest
  • existing
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Preparing an NIH Training Grant Application

June 30, 2017

“We’re preparing an NIH training grant application but don’t have all the historical data requested in the new data tables, such as the length of prior, full-time research experience for trainees entering the program five years ago. What should we do?”

NIH reminds reviewers who are asked to assess a training program and its record based, in part, on data presented in the tables, that applicants should provide as much data as reasonably possible. Where complete historical data are not available, applicants should indicate that in their

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eRA Commons Account Clean-up

June 29, 2017

If you have more than one eRA Commons account, watch for an email this summer notifying you of duplicate accounts. Instructions will be provided on how to select your preferred account once you are logged into eRA Commons.

This effort strives to keep accurate counts of applications and grants, and the proper association of committee service to an investigator. One of the most common reasons for duplicate accounts? Researchers use one login for their peer reviewer role, and another account when submitting an application. The Commons

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Appointment of HMS Executive Dean

June 27, 2017
On Monday June 19, 2017, Dean George Q. Daley announced the appointment of Lisa Muto as the new executive dean for administration at HMS. Lisa has served in the interim role since October 2016. She has worked throughout the University for more than 25 years.

"In her new role, Lisa will assume responsibility for managing our vital administrative functions and will partner with our extraordinary community to advance the excellence of our scientific and educational missions," Daley wrote in his email to the community. "Her immediate
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