Addition to Application Requirements for RFA-RM-08-014 "2008 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2)

Notice Number: NOT-RM-08-008

Key Dates
Release Date: February 14, 2008

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH), (

The purpose of this Notice is to add the following additional application requirement to Section IV. 2, Content and Form of Application Submission, SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

  • At the beginning of the Abstract, the applicant must specify the application’s Area of Science.  

The Area of Science designated in the Abstract must correspond to the Area of Science of the application package that the applicant downloaded. Each application package corresponds to one of the Science Areas listed below:

  1. Behavioral and Social Sciences
  2. Chemical Biology
  3. Clinical and Translational Research
  4. Epidemiology
  5. Immunology
  6. Instrumentation and Engineering
  7. Molecular and Cellular Biology
  8. Neuroscience
  9. Physiology and Integrative Systems
  10. Quantitative and Computational Biology

Please carefully review the requirements for submission in this and in other sections of the RFA.  A list of Frequently Asked Questions is at

All other aspects of RFA-RM-08-014 remain unchanged.  The full text of the RFA, which was published on November 9, 2007, can be accessed at


For further information regarding this Notice, please contact:

Judith Greenberg, Ph.D.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
National Institutes of Health
Building 45, Room 2As25, MSC 6200
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-6200
Phone: 301-594-2749
Email: (e-mail is the strongly preferred method for inquiries)