Don’t Miss Your Opportunity to Chat 1:1 with NIH Experts Virtually During the 2-day NIH Grants Conference, you can schedule 20-minute conversations directly with NIH experts representing most of our NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs), as well as many offices located within the Office of the Director. (Schedules open January 25!)
Easy as 1…2…3! Use the table below to get started!
- Determine the Institute, Center, or Office that may fit your needs best.
- Determine the role of our experts to help.
- Use the table to sort by the preferred column, then link to the related booth to make your appointment(s)!
Note: One appointment per booth at a time!
Unsure who to talk to? Even if an expert is not in your specific area of science, you will be surprised at how helpful a conversation with a staff member can be. Our explanation of a few key staff roles may help you identify people of interest:
Grants Management Officers – Have questions about the financial or administrative aspects of grant awards?
Ask us! We are responsible for the business management aspects of grants, including review, negotiation, award, and administration, and for the interpretation of grants administration policies and provisions.
Program Officials – Interested in applying but not sure which institute or type of funding program might best fit your needs?
Want to understand more about how to write your application? Ask us! We are responsible for the programmatic, scientific, and/or technical aspects of a grant portfolio.
Scientific Review Officers – Want to learn more about what happens to your application during peer review?
Ask us! We are responsible ensuring fair and unbiased evaluation of scientific and technical merit, providing a summary of the evaluation, managing conflicts of interest, and more.
Training Officers – Want to learn more about programs for research training, fellowship, career development, research education and more?
Unsure which program is right for you? Ask us!
- Other –
Whether it is eRA Commons Customer Service staff, Peer Review policy experts or NIH Human Subjects Research staff, this year’s 1:1 Meet the Expert opportunities, offer a wide variety of experts ready to chat with you.
Need help with acronyms? Visit the NIH Institutes and Centers page and this helpful Acronym List.