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Division of Scientific Categorization and Analysis (DSCA)


Provide research categorization services that support, enable and maintain scientifically defensible definitions that ensure transparent and consistent budget reports to the NIH and beyond.

Major Responsibilities

DSCA provides the following services:

  • Training
  • Fingerprints
  • Thesaurus Curation
  • Business/Reporting Rules
  • Definitions (wiki and supporting documents)
  • Data quality and control
  • Identification of system requirements

Senior Leadership:

Chief: Judy Riggie



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