Changes to Environmental Health Sciences Core Center Grants (RFA-ES-05-008)

Notice Number: NOT-ES-06-002

Key Dates
Release Date: October 18, 2005
Application Receipt Date (RFA-ES-05-008): March 15, 2006
Earliest Anticipated Start Date: April 1, 2007

Issued by
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), (

The purpose of this Notice is to change an eligibility requirement for the Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers (RFA-ES-05-008) which was previously released October 7, 2005.

Under Part II, Section I, subparagraph 7(B), Environmental Health Identity and Impact of Research Base, the RFA states that “At the time of submission of a new or competing continuation application, any institution or consortium wishing to qualify for the EHS Core Center grant must have a minimum of five active NIEHS-supported research grants from four distinct principal investigators.” In order to phase-in this requirement, for submissions made in FY2006, applicants must document three active grants supported by NIEHS from two distinct principal investigators.


Direct inquiries regarding this notice to:

Leslie Reinlib, Ph.D.
Division of Extramural Research and Training
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
P.O. Box 12233 (EC-21)
79 T.W. Alexander Drive , Room 3453
Research Triangle Park , NC 27709-2233
Telephone: (919) 541-4998
Fax: (919) 316-4606

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