Notice of Early Expiration of PAR-17-053 "Research Education: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Program (R25)"

Notice Number: NOT-GM-18-032

Key Dates
Release Date: May 30, 2018

Related Announcements

PAR-17-053
NOT-GM-18-028

Issued by
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Purpose

NIGMS recently issued a Request for Information ( NOT-GM-17-017) to seek community input on the organization and administration of its undergraduate and graduate diversity programs, including the Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) program. This was done to identify, develop and implement strategies that will lead to more effective and efficient organization and administration of the Institute’s diversity-focused-training programs.

 

Based on stakeholders’ feedback and extensive discussions with NIH staff and the grantee community, NIGMS has developed a plan to restructure the diversity-focused training programs to (1) provide equity of trainee support across programs; (2) prevent programmatic overlap; (3) align funding strategies with the programmatic goals; (4) establish goals, support mechanisms, and review considerations tailored to an institution’s level of research activity; and (5) strengthen NIGMS' ability to evaluate the success of the programs.

 

As part of the restructuring plan, the IMSD program will transition from a Research Education (R25) program to an NRSA Training (T32) program for the support of predoctoral trainees from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in biomedical research, at research-intensive institutions. Accordingly, PAR-17-053 "Research Education: Initiative for Maximizing Student Development (IMSD) Program (R25)” is expired, effective immediately. Please see NOT-GM-18-028 for information regarding the forthcoming IMSD T32 Funding Opportunity Announcement.

 

 

 

Part 1. Key Dates

Currently reads (italics notes dates that are being removed)

Posted Date

November 10, 2016

Open Date (Earliest Submission Date)

December 27, 2016

Letter of Intent Due Date(s)

Not Applicable

Application Due Date(s)

 

January 27, 2017; January 26, 2018; and January 28, 2019, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on these dates.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.

AIDS Application Due Date(s)

Not Applicable

Scientific Merit Review

June/July, 2017; June/July, 2018; June/July, 2019

Advisory Council Review

October, 2017; October, 2018; October, 2019

Earliest Start Date

December, 2017; December, 2018; December, 2019

Expiration Date

January 29, 2019

Due Dates for E.O. 12372

Not Applicable

 

Modified to read

Posted Date

November 10, 2016

Open Date (Earliest Submission Date)

December 27, 2016

Letter of Intent Due Date(s)

Not Applicable

Application Due Date(s)

 

January 27, 2017 and January 26, 2018, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on these dates.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.

AIDS Application Due Date(s)

Not Applicable

Scientific Merit Review

June/July 2017; June/July 2018

Advisory Council Review

October 2017; October 2018

Earliest Start Date

December 2017; December 2018

Expiration Date

May 30, 2018

Due Dates for E.O. 12372

Not Applicable

 

All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Sailaja Koduri, Ph.D.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Telephone: 301-594-3900
Email: sailaja.koduri@nih.gov

Veerasamy Ravichandran, Ph.D.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Telephone: 301-451-98222
Email: veerasamy.ravichandra@nih.gov