Notice of Change in Participation of NIH Institutes and Centers in PAR-10-224 “Pre-application for a Biomedical Technology Research Center (X02)


Notice Number: NOT-OD-12-092

Key Dates

Release Date:  March 20, 2012

Issued by

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to inform potential applicants of changes in the participation of NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices (ICOs) in PAR-10-224 “Pre-application for a Biomedical Technology Research Center (BTRC) (X02)”. Pre-applications are the first step in order to submit a full BTRC application (PAR-10-225) for a new Center. 

For information about the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) BTRC program, please see PAR-10-153.

Background

On December 23, 2011, the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) was dissolved and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) were established. As indicated in NOT-OD-12-026, all NCRR programs were transferred to other NIH ICOs. Additionally, the responsibility for all Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) in which NCRR participated is being transferred to other ICOs. Please visit the NCRR website for more information regarding the transfer of NCRR programs to other NIH ICOs. 

Implementation

The following sections of PAR-10-224 have been revised to reflect the changes that resulted from this reorganization of NIH ICOs.

The “Components of Participating Organizations” section has been revised to remove NCRR and include NIGMS:

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

The “Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number” section has been revised to reflect the updated list of participating ICOs.

The NCRR CFDA number has been removed: 93.389

The following CFDA number for NIGMS has been added: 93.859

The “Agency Contacts” section has been revised to reflect the updated list of participating ICOs. All NCRR contacts have been removed, and the following contacts have been added.

Scientific/Research Contact(s)

Fred K Friedman, PhD
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
National Institutes of Health
BG 1DEM RM 972
6701 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: 301-435-0775
Email: ffriedma@mail.nih.gov

Peer Review Contact(s)

Amy L. Swain, PhD
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
National Institutes of Health
BG 1DEM RM 962
6701 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: 301-435-0755
Email: swaina@mail.nih.gov

All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to the relevant Agency Contact listed in this Guide Notice.


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