Notice of Applicant Information Webinar for NHGRI ENCODE RFAs: RFA-HG-16-002, RFA-HG-16-003, RFA-HG-16-004, RFA-HG-16-005, and RFA-HG-16-006

Notice Number: NOT-HG-16-007

Key Dates
Release Date: January 22, 2016

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Issued by
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)


This Notice is to inform potential applicants to RFA-HG-16-002, RFA-HG-16-003, RFA-HG-16-004, RFA-HG-16-005, and RFA-HG-16-006 of a pre-application webinar. The intent of the webinar is to provide an overview of the initiatives and to answer questions from potential applicants pertinent to preparing applications. The webinar is optional (attendance is not required for application submission), and the webinar may conclude before the scheduled time depending on the number of questions.

Webinar Information: 
Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

NHGRI staff will post information about how to participate in the Webinar (including conference call information) at by January 29, 2016.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to submit their questions or comments regarding the RFAs to before January 29, 2016.

Please indicate “ENCODE RFA Pre-Application Webinar” in the subject line of your email.

The email message should contain:

Email address,
Plans to join by internet or by phone.

NHGRI staff will post the first set of representative questions, and answers to those questions at the by January 29, 2016. Prospective applicants may ask additional questions during the Webinar, and NHGRI staff will respond to those questions. Following the Webinar, NHGRI will post a summary of questions and answers at the same URL. Prospective applicants with inquiries concerning the FOA who are unable to participate in the Webinar are encouraged to view the summary of questions and answers after the Webinar.  For any additional questions that are not addressed in the summary, please contact the Scientific/Research contact listed in
RFA-HG-16-002, RFA-HG-16-003, RFA-HG-16-004, RFA-HG-16-005  and RFA-HG-16-006.


Please direct all inquiries about this webinar to:

Elise A. Feingold, Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
Telephone: 301-496-7531