Notice of New Application Instructions for Classifying Training Program Area in PAR-17-341 "National Institute of General Medical Sciences Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Institutional Research Training Grant (T32)"

Notice Number: NOT-GM-19-012

Key Dates
Release Date: January 7, 2019

Related Announcements
PAR-17-341

Issued by
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to announce new application instructions for classifying training grant applications submitted to PAR-17-341 "National Institute of General Medical Sciences Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Institutional Research Training Grant (T32)" into one of the 12 broad areas of basic biomedical sciences supported by NIGMS. An institution may not have duplicate or highly overlapping applications in the same training area under review at the same time. Also, NIGMS will support only one training program in a given training area per institution (normally identified by having a unique DUNS number or NIH IPF number).

The FOA is modified accordingly.

Part 2. Section IV.2. Content and Form of Application Submission

Instructions for Application Submission

The FOA currently reads:

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Follow all instructions in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide.

The FOA is modified to read:

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Follow all instructions in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide, along with the following additional instructions:

Agency Routing Identifier Field: NIGMS accepts predoctoral training grant applications to enhance graduate research training in 12 broad areas of basic biomedical sciences. Applicants are expected to identify the program area to which they are applying from the list below by entering the one-digit code and abbreviation (e.g., 1 BBS).

1 BBS: Behavioral-Biomedical Sciences Interface

2 BS: Biostatistics

3 BT: Biotechnology

4 CBM: Cellular, Biochemical, and Molecular Sciences

5 CBI: Chemistry-Biology Interface

6 CBB: Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, and Biomedical Data Science

7 GEN: Genetics

8 MB: Molecular Biophysics

9 MM: Molecular Medicine

10 PS: Pharmacological Sciences

11 SIB: Systems and Integrative Biology

12 TBB: Transdisciplinary Basic Biomedical Sciences

For more information on each program area, please see NIGMS Predoctoral Training Grant Program Areas and Contacts.

All other aspects of the FOA remain the same.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

For general information, contact Dr. Alison Gammie or Dr. Shiva Singh.

Email: alison.gammie@nih.gov
Email: singhs@nigms.nih.gov

For specific information about an area of training, contact the relevant NIGMS Program Director.