Tell us about your exciting accomplishments!

OVPR staff is excited about the breakthroughs in research and scholarly accomplishments on our campus. If you have been awarded a grant, submitted a paper for publication or been notified that your research is being published in a scholarly journal, please contact us at so we can share the news with the rest of the OUHSC research community.

"The ORA submission process: A review for new investigators"
New PI Training 04-20-16 Final

Other helpful information

On this page, you will also find useful Institutional Data that you may be asked to provide when submitting a proposal.   Please let us know if there is additional information or links you would like to see on our site. Simply complete our Suggestion Form.

ORA News/Deadlines – July 17, 2017

NEW!  PHF Bridge Grant – Proposal Deadline August 18, 2017

Guidelines and Forms are attached or go to:


NEW!  The Office of Technology Development will offer the Innovation to Impact Series

Session 1 – “Gathering Data for Commercial Applications.” Topics to be discussed will be Generating

data for patent claims, Gathering commercially relevant data and Funding to bridge the data disconnect.

This session will occur on July 26th from Noon- 1:00 pm in Biomedical Research Center Building,  

Room 103. Lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP to by July 20th. Space is limited to the first 15 attendees.



OSCTR TPIR Trainee Program

Seeking applicants for the fourth year of the research training program Translating Practice into

Research (TPIR). TPIR is a program for healthcare professionals, clinical investigators, and basic

Scientists and it is funded by the NIH Oklahoma Shared Clinical and Translational Resources grant.

The goal of the TPIR trainee program is to produce a group of clinicians and scientists who have the

ability to translate their clinical observations and ideas for improving practice into practical and feasible

research projects. Attached is a detailed description and application due August 28, 2017. TPIR information 2017.pdf?ver=2017-07-17-081456-670


Introducing DAVE: Online Analysis Tools for the Genomic Data Commons

NCI has released an online, open-access cancer research resource for the Genomic Data Commons

called the Data Analysis, Visualization, and Exploration Tools, or DAVE.



UPDATE!  Exciting SoonerTrack news

ORA will be processing an update to SoonerTrack next week and you will see some significant

changes/enhancements in the system.  Some upgrades that you will notice:

  • Additional help bubbles
  • Users on the Read and Edit list should have the ability to create amendments
  • Additional language on several document types
  • Reminders and notifications will start going out on the Grants module
  • A new activity has been added which will allow PI’s to update their COI Assurance
  • You will now have the ability to filter what you see on the History Tab
  • The attachments tab in the Grants Module will have a separate section for COI attachments

Those are the most notable changes that you will experience. If you have any questions or would like

to receive additional training, please contact the SoonerTrack Helpdesk at





Notice of Change in Application Due Date for RFA-CA-17-027 "Pediatric Early Phase Clinical Trials

Network (UM1)" (NOT-CA-17-072)


Notice of Change in Receipt Dates for PAR-14-182 "Exploratory Clinical Trials of Mind and Body

Interventions for NCCAM High Priority Research Topics (R34)" (NOT-AT-17-014)


Notice of Correction of the Anticipated Announcement and Award Dates in RFA-RM-17-006 NIH

Director's New Innovator Award Program (DP2) (NOT-RM-17-034)


Notice of Correction to RFA-CA-17-011 "Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Molecular

and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33)"  (NOT-CA-17-073)


Notice of Correction to RFA-CA-17-012 "Innovative Technologies for Cancer-Relevant Biospecimen

Science (R21)" (NOT-CA-17-074)


Notice of Frequently Asked Questions for PAR-17-294 "Catalyzing Innovation in Late Phase Clinical

Trial Design and Statistical Analysis Plans Resource Access (X01)" (NOT-HL-17-525)


Notice of Frequently Asked Questions for RFA-HL-18-008 "Catalyzing Innovation in Late Phase Clinical

Trial Design and Statistical Analysis Plans (U34)"  (NOT-HL-17-526)


Notice of Intent to Reissue the Funding Opportunity Announcement for the NIH Blueprint Diversity

Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award (F99/K00)



Notice of Modifications to PAR-17-068 "Maximizing Access to Research Careers Undergraduate –

Student Training in Academic Research (MARC U-STAR) (T34)" (NOT-GM-17-011)


Notice of Pre-Application Webinars for the High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program's Pioneer

(RFA-RM-17-005), New Innovator (RFA-RM-17-006), Transformative Research (RFA-RM-17-007), and

Early Independence (RFA-RM-17-008) Awards (NOT-RM-17-033)


Revision: Guidance on Salary Limitation for Grants and Cooperative Agreements (NOT-OD-17-087)





There are no new NIH Grant announcements this week.