Clarification of Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (PAR-06-548) Key Dates

Notice Number: NOT-GM-07-105

Key Dates
Release Date:  April 4, 2007

Issued by
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) (

NIGMS released its Program Announcement for the MBRS Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE, PAR-06-548) on September 11, 2006.  The announcement provides for three cycles per year of receipt, peer review, and council review.  The respective dates are listed on separate lines for receipt, peer review and council review.  This notice changes the sequence of the dates to so that the January Receipt/Peer Review/Council Review cycle corresponds to the first entry in each line, the May cycle corresponds to the second, and September cycle the third.  Thus the correct sequence is:

Application Submission/Receipt Date(s): January 16, 2007-2010; May 15, 2007-2010; September 18, 2007-2010
Peer Review Date(s): June-July, October-November, and February-March
Council Review Date(s): October, January, May

Applicants are strongly advised to review the RISE program announcement

( and frequently asked questions
( before applying for a RISE award.


Specific questions about this notice may be directed to:

Shiva P. Singh, Ph.D.
MBRS Program Director
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
Natcher Building, Rm. 2AS.37
45 Center Drive, MSC 6200
Bethesda, MD  20892-6200
(301) 594-3900

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