Genome-wide Association Studies in the Genes and Environment Initiative – Availability of Additional Information

Notice Number: NOT-HG-07-001

Key Dates
Release Date:  October 27, 2006

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH) (http://www.nih.gov)

Components of Participating Organizations
These RFAs were developed as part of the NIH-wide Genes and Environment Initiative. All NIH Institutes and Centers participate in NIH-wide initiatives. The referenced RFAs will be administered by NHGRI (http://www.genome.gov) on behalf of the NIH (http://www.nih.gov).

On September 7, 2006, the National Human Genome Research Institute, on behalf of the National Institutes of Health, issued three related Requests for Applications (RFA) as part of the NIH-wide Genes and Environment Initiative:

(1) RFA-HG-06-014: Genome-wide Association Studies in the Genes and Environment Initiative - Genotyping Facilities (U01) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HG-06-014.html;
(2) RFA-HG-06-032: Genome-wide Association Studies in the Genes and Environment Initiative - Coordinating Center (U01) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HG-06-032.html;
(3) RFA-HG-06-033: Genome-wide Association Studies in the Genes and Environment Initiative - Study Investigators (U01) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HG-06-033.html

As a result of discussions with potential applicants, a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) has been developed for those responding to RFA-HG-06-032 (Coordinating Center) and to RFA-HG-06-033 (Study Investigators). The FAQs for RFA-HG-06-032 can be found at: http://www.genome.gov/19518757

The FAQs for RFA-HG-06-033 can be found at: http://www.genome.gov/19518760. The information may be updated periodically, including the addition of an FAQ for RFA-HG-06-014, without additional notice.

Additionally, clarifying information about summary data submission relevant to RFA-HG-06-033 will be added to the submission website at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/WGA/programs/GEI/. The information may be updated periodically without additional notice.

Inquiry

Inquiries regarding this Notice and the related RFAs may be directed to:

Emily L. Harris, PhD, MPH
National Human Genome Research Institute
5635 Fishers Lane
Suite 4076, MSC 9305
Bethesda, MD 20892-9305
When using courier service, use Rockville, MD 20852
Telephone: 301-594-6524
FAX: 301-402-1950
Email: emily.harris@nih.gov


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