Notice of Pre-Application Webinar and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for RFA-OD-19-021 "Maximizing the Scientific Value of Existing Biospecimen Collections" and RFA-OD-19-022 "Secondary Analyses of Existing Datasets of Tobacco Use and Health"

Notice Number: NOT-OD-19-115

Key Dates
Release Date: July 10, 2019

Related Announcements

RFA-OD-19-021
RFA-OD-19-022
NOT-OD-19-100
NOT-OD-19-104

Issued by
Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives, Office of Disease Prevention (ODP)

Purpose

On June 8, 2019, NIH issued the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) RFA-OD-19-021 "Maximizing the Scientific Value of Existing Biospecimen Collections" and RFA-OD-19-022 "Secondary Analyses of Existing Datasets of Tobacco Use and Health.”

This Notice is to inform potential applicants about the above-referenced FOAs, the upcoming Pre-Application Webinar that will be held Monday, July 15, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Time), and the availability of a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document.

Pre-Application Webinar

Date: July 15, 2019

Time: 11:00 – 1:00 p.m. ET

The intent of the pre-application webinar is to provide information about the FOAs to prospective applicants. NIH and FDA staff will provide an overview of the FOAs and the application review process and answer questions from prospective applicants. The webinar is open to all prospective applicants. Participation in the webinar is not a prerequisite to applying however, you must register in order to participate. You may register here: R21 Pre-Application Webinar Registration.

Additional information about the webinar and the FOAs will be posted online on the Tobacco Regulatory Science Program (TRSP) website.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to submit their questions regarding the FOAs in advance of the webinar to: TRSP@mail.nih.gov by July 12, 2019 by 5:00 p.m. ET. Note, the webinar may conclude before the scheduled end time depending on the number of questions. Afterward, the webinar slides will be posted on the TRSP website.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

A Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to address common questions from potential applicants regarding RFA-OD-19-021 and RFA-OD-19-022 are available on the TRSP website at: https://prevention.nih.gov/tobacco-regulatory-research .  The FAQ documents may be updated without additional notice. In addition to the FAQ, NIH staff will also respond to questions submitted by potential applicants to the Agency Contacts listed in the FOA.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Tobacco Regulatory Science Program (TRSP)
Office of Disease Prevention
Telephone: 301-451-7464
Email: TRSP@mail.nih.gov