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"The ORA submission process: A review for new investigators"
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ORA News/Deadlines - September 25, 2017

Legacy (downloadable PDF) grant application forms are going away December 31! 

For NIH you will submit your application using ASSIST.   Consider changing now – ASSIST

is very user friendly, and catches most errors before submission.



GeroScience CoBRE call for proposals – deadline September 29, 2017. 

For attachment for additional information. CoBRE CALL FOR PROPOSALS.pdf?ver=2017-09-25-073951-890


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

Session 3 – “Patents 101 – First Do No Harm.” Topics to be discussed will be:  What is a Patent?;

How/why does a public disclosure affect patentability?; Types of public disclosures; How to publish

without hurting your patent rights; and Key milestones of the patent process.

This session will occur on September 27th from Noon- 1:00 pm in Biomedical Research Center B

uilding, Room 103. Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to by September 24th.

Space is limited to the first 15 attendees.



NIH Office of Disease Prevention:  Call for Nominations, Early-Stage investigator Lecture

Letter on Intent due September 26, 2017 and Nominations are due October 27, 2017.  For complete

information go to:



Save the Date - ORA Noon Conference

Introduction to Grant Writing - This talk is designed to present a brief overview of the grant writing

process and considerations for new investigators or those new to grant writing. We will also touch

upon the 2016 NIH changes to the review process in which reviewers are asked to search for evidence

that an applicant has been responsive to the areas that NIH deems important to enhancing rigor and

reproducibility, the corresponding NIH recommendations for changes to the format of the research plan,

and the three key questions that reviewers are asked to consider when reviewing grant applications.

Thursday, October 26, 2017; Bird Library Auditorium, LIB-299 from 11:30 pm - 1:00 pm



Requests for Proposals for OMRF COBRE Pilot Projects: Interdisciplinary Research in

Vascular Biology - Deadline September 30, 2017.  See attached letter for additional information. Pilot Projects Invitation 2017.pdf?ver=2017-09-11-074601-747


Physical Stresses: Keeping Us Alive and Well, An Interdisciplinary Research

Symposium on Mechanotransduction -- CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The abstract submission deadline for the Symposium Physical Stresses: Keeping Us “Alive

and Well” is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, October 15, 2017.  The Symposium, funded in part by

a PHF Symposium Grant, will be held on Friday, February 9, 2018, at the College of Allied

Health Building.  The Symposium will consist of three keynote speakers, nine selected oral

presentations, and a peer-reviewed poster session.  Please see attached Call for Abstracts. 

For more information, abstract submission guidelines, and upload/submission link, go to: Call for Abstracts.pdf?ver=2017-09-05-100223-723


Harold Hamm Diabetes Center (HHDC) Research Symposium CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

The abstract submission deadline for the HHDC 2017 Research Symposium is Friday, September 29th

Abstracts must be received by 5 p.m. HHDC 2017 Research Symposium will be held on Friday,

November 10, 2017 at the Samis Education Center in Children’s Hospital in Oklahoma City. The

Symposium will consist of selected oral presentations, a poster session, and a keynote address by

Steven Kahn, M.B., Ch.B, Professor of Medicine, Director, Diabetes Research Center; University of

Washington. For abstract submission guidelines and to RSVP for this free event, please go to: Please contact

with any questions for this event.





BRAIN Initiative: Notice of Support for Research on the Fundamental Neurobiology of Pain Processing



Change in Application Types for PAR-15-361 NIOSH Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health

(U19) (NOT-OH-17-012)


Notice of Assistance Available to Institutions Impacted by Hurricane Harvey (NOT-OD-17-111)


Notice to Clarify Reference to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Report in RFA-AI-17-026,

Partnerships for Countermeasures Against Select Pathogens (R01)" (NOT-AI-17-041)


Notice of Change in Eligible Individuals for PAR-16-064 "Small Grants for New Investigators to

Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (R21)" (NOT-DK-17-019)


Notice of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering Participation in

NOT-OD-04-047 "High Priority, Short-Term Project Award (R56)" (NOT-EB-17-011)


Notice of Change of Application Due Date and Expiration Date for PA-17-478 "Research on the

Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations (R01)" (NOT-HD-17-025)


Notice of Change of Application Due Date and Expiration Date for PA-17-477 "Research on the

Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations (R21)" (NOT-HL-17-026)


Notice of Change to Instructions for Application Submission for RFA-HL-18-023 "Stimulating

Access to Research in Residency (StARR) (R38)" (NOT-HL-17-359)


Notice of Change to RFA-NR-17-002: NINR Exploratory Center (P20) (NOT-NR-17-027)


Notice of Funding Opportunity Publication for Biomedical Data Translator: Technical Feasibility

Assessment of Reasoning Tool (NOT-TR-17-023)


Reminder: NIH Applications Must Be Complete and Compliant With NIH Policy and Application

Instructions At Time Of Submission (NOT-OD-17-105)


Reminder: NIH Natural Disaster Policy - Hurricane Irma (NOT-OD-17-113)


Trans-NIH Strategic Plan for Research on Womens Health (NOT-OD-17-108)



Please Note:  When only one application is allowed per Institution according to the sponsor

instructions, a one-page letter of intent summarizing the proposed project should be submitted  

to the Vice President for Research at least one month prior to the application deadline (unless

otherwise noted).  The letters of intent will be reviewed and a single application will be chosen  

for submission from the University.




Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)-sponsored National Research Service Award

(NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32) (PA-17-481) – Deadline December 8, 2017


Collaborative Minority Health and Health Disparities Research with Tribal Epidemiology Centers

(R21) (PAR-17-483) – Deadline December 4, 2017


Collaborative Minority Health and Health Disparities Research with Tribal Epidemiology Centers

(R01) (PAR-17-484) – Deadline December 4, 2017


Comparative Genomics Research Program (R01) (PAR-17-482) – Deadline February 5, 2018


Exploiting HIV and/or Host Genomic Information to Understand HIV Compartments or Reactivation

in Individuals with Substance Use Disorders (R61/R33) (RFA-DA-18-016) – Deadline December 13, 2017


Next Generation Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (NGM) (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional)

(RFA-AI-17-028) – Deadline March 19, 2018


NIMH Research Education Mentoring Programs for HIV/AIDS Researchers (R25) (PAR-17-485)

Deadline September 7, 2018


NINDS Renewal Awards of SBIR Phase II Grants (Phase IIB) for Pre-Clinical Research (R44)

(PAR-17-480) - Deadline January 5, 2017


NINR Center of Excellence (P30) (RFA-NR-17-004) – Deadline November 30, 2017


Repurposing Target-Based Pharmaceutical Libraries for Discovery of Therapeutics against Eukaryotic

Pathogens (R21/R33) (RFA-AI-17-036) – Deadline January 12, 2018