Notice of Correction to NOT-OD-17-090 “Request for Information (RFI): Inviting Comments on the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO)-wide Cohort Data Collection Protocol”

Instructions for Submission of a Reference Letter

Instructions for Submission of a Reference LetterSubmit reference letters for mentored career development and individual fellowship awards directly into the eRA Commons.1Submit a New or Renewal ApplicationFormat PagesInstructions for Submission of a Reference LetterFriday, August 25, 2017Instructions for Fellowship Applicant Referees (Word)Instructions for Career Development Applicant Referees (Word)See Reference Letter webpage. Instructions to provide to referees:·          August, 2017

Interim RPPR

Interim RPPRUse when submitting a renewal (Type 2) application. If the Type 2 is not funded, the Interim RPPR will serve as the Final RPPR for the project. If the Type 2 is funded, the Interim RPPR will serve as the annual RPPR for the final year of the previous competitive segment. The data elements collected on the Interim RPPR are the same as for the Final RPPR, including project outcomes.3Report on a Grant AwardProgress ReportsNoneProgress ReportsTuesday, March 1, 2016NIH RPPR Instruction Guide (PDF(MS Word)There is no form available for download. Data entry is done through the RPPR screens in the eRA Commons, and data elements requested differ by program.Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPR) websiteMarch, 2017

Change in OLAW Staff Positions

Axel Wolff, MS, DVM, has been appointed Deputy Director, OLAW. Dr. Wolff joined OLAW in 1999 and has been serving as Director, Division of Compliance Oversight, since 2005. He received his veterinary degree from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine and holds a Master’s Degree in Zoology from the University of Wisconsin. His interest in unique research animals has involved him in work with armadillos, chimpanzees, and fruit bats as well as common species.

Significant Changes: What the IACUC Administrator Needs to Know – July 2016

Audience: IACUC administrators
Goal: Understanding significant changes to animal use protocols
You will be able to:
  • Define significant changes to animal use protocols
  • Differentiate between significant and minor changes
  • Evaluate how the processes in OLAW Notice NOT-OD-14-126 may support a reduction in regulatory burden
Module Developers: Claire Johnson, Elaine Kim, Carolyn McKinnie, Gina Prochilo-Cawston, Michael Taylor
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