Notice of Correction to Budget Requirements for RFA-AG-19-023, "Telomeres as Sentinels of Environmental Exposures, Psychosocial Stress, and Disease Susceptibility: A Methods Comparison Study (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)"

Notice Number: NOT-AG-18-033

Key Dates
Release Date:October 10, 2018

Related Announcements
RFA-AG-19-023

Issued by
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to clarify instructions in RFA-AG-19-023 related to the R&R Budget Form in Section IV.2.
 

The FOA currently reads:


R&R or Modular Budget
All instructions in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide must be followed.

The instructions are revised to read:

R&R or Modular Budget
All instructions in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide must be followed.


The U01 application budget should include funds for U01 PD(s)/PI(s) and key personnel to travel to a kick-off meeting for the U24 Telomere Research Network (TRN) that will be organized by NIH staff and held in the Washington, DC area in the fall of 2019, within 2 months of the TRN and U01 Methods Comparison Project awards.


The U01 application budget should also include funds for traveling the U01 PD(s)/PI(s) and key personnel to annual 1.5-day TRN Steering Committee and External Advisory Committee (EAC) meetings in the Washington, DC or Raleigh, NC areas in the first three years of the award.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Lis Nielsen, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Telephone: 301-496-3136 
Email: nielsenli@nia.nih.gov

Michelle Heacock, Ph.D.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Telephone: 984-287-3267
Email: heacockm@niehs.nih.gov