Reading and following application instructions is key to a smooth application submission process. This is why we’re continually seeking to make it easier for you to find and understand the information you need. If you take a look at the December release of our application guide, you will see that we’ve worked really hard to simplify the language and presentation of our application instructions.
Institutions need not regard the NIH Good Clinical Practice (GCP) policy’s effective date as a deadline by which we expect NIH-funded investigators and clinical trial staff involved in the design, conduct, oversight, or management of clinical trials to complete GCP training. Rather, as long as steps are being taken to meet the expectation, e.g., staff who have not yet been trained have signed up for a course, the training itself can be completed after the effective date.
If you are a grant manager, you may know that a new tool for submitting budgets to the General Ledger is included in the 12/19/2016 GMAS release, but did you also know that you can use a dashboard in OBI Grants Management to help you identify accounts to be updated using this new GMAS tool?