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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

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ORA Research News-Monday, April 23, 2018

Tinker Air Force Base SBIR and DoD Vision Workshop – Connecting Small Businesses

and Researchers to the Tinker Air Force Sustainment Center on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from

8:30 AM to 1:00 PM at 2601 Liberty Parkway, Oklahoma City, OK 73110. For additional information,

please see the attached document. Air Force Base SBIR.docx?ver=2018-04-23-074124-020


NIH - “Cover Letters and their Appropriate Use” Podcast Now Available

Ever wonder what you should and shouldn’t put in a grant application cover letter? Dr. Cathleen

Cooper, director of the Division of Receipt and Referral in NIH’s Center for Scientific Review,

explains just that in the latest addition to our “All About Grants”  podcast series – “Cover Letters

and Their Appropriate Use” (MP3Transcript).

All About Grants podcast episodes are produced by the NIH Office of Extramural Research, and

designed for investigators, fellows, students, research administrators, and others just curious about

the application and award process. The podcast features NIH staff members who talk about the

ins and outs of NIH funding, and provide insights on grant topics from those who live and breathe

the information. Listen to more episodes via the All About Grants podcast pagethrough iTunes, or

by using our RSS feed in your podcast app of choice.



Save the Date - ORA Noon Conference "Clinical Trials"

April 25, 2018

12pm-1pm, LIB299 (Auditorium)

For due dates after July 19, 2018, NIH will require that all applications involving one or more

independent clinical trials be submitted through an FOA specifically designated as “Clinical Trial

Required” or “Clinical Trial Optional”. These clinical trial-specific FOAs will include new review

questions that focus on the rationale and study design. This talk will cover clinical trial-specific

review criteria, the NIH definition of a clinical trial, the NIH tool to make the determination of

whether a project is a clinical trial, and will briefly discuss the ORA process.



Call for Proposals-Advanced Imaging Center at Janelia Research Campus

Applications are being solicited for researchers to spend 1-2 weeks at the Janelia Research

Campus utilizing the following microscopes:

See attachment for more details Research Campus.docx?ver=2018-04-23-074154-943


OUHSC Grants 101 Training SessionPresented by Grants and Contracts Accounting.

Introduction guide to post award administration of sponsored projects.  Covers information from

execution to closeout.  Offered quarterly.  Please go to the Human Resources training page to

sign up for sessions.  Dates for 2018 are July 18, 2018 and October 17, 2018.



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

Session 9-“Talking About Your Research with Non-Researchers.” You will learn how to convey

the value and impact of your work outside academia; tips for being clear, concise, and compelling;

and best practices for customer discovery and determining product-market fit. This session will

occur on April 25th from Noon- 1:00 pm in Biomedical Research Center Building, Room 103.

Lunch will be provided.

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



Oklahoma Center for Adult Stem Cell Research (OCASCR) – Grant proposal deadline

is September 6, 2018.  For additional information go to:





Alzheimers Disease and its related Dementias (AD/ADRD)-focused Administrative supplements

for NIH grants that are not focused on Alzheimers disease. (NOT-AG-18-008)


Career Award (K) Policy Update: Temporary Adjustments to Percent Effort or Part-Time Institutional

Appointment (NOT-OD-18-156)


National Cancer Institute (NCI) Request for Information (RFI): Strategies for Matching Patients to

Clinical Trials (NOT-CA-18-063)


NCI Participation in PAR-18-694, Interdisciplinary Research Teams to Investigate Reciprocal Basic

Behavioral and Social Linkages Between Sleep and Stress (R24 - Clinical Trial Optional)



NCI Participation in PAR-18-733, Small Research Grants for Analyses of Data for the Gabriella

Miller Kids First Data Resource (R03 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (NOT-CA-18-067)


Notice of Availability of Administrative Supplements to IDeA-CTR U54 Awards to Address the

Opioid Crisis (NOT-GM-18-027)


Notice of Change of Application Due Dates for NIAAA PAR-18-204 "Wearable Alcohol Biosensors

SBIR (R43/R44 Clinical Trial Optional)" (NOT-AA-18-007)


Notice of Change in Key Dates for PAR-18-630 "Investigator Initiated Extended Clinical Trial

(R01 Clinical Trial Required)" (NOT-AI-18-027)


Notice of Change of Receipt Dates for PA-17-442 "Administrative Supplement for the NINDS

Research Education Program for Residents and Fellows in Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuropathology,

Neuroradiology and Emergency Medicine (Admin Supplement)" (NOT-NS-18-059)


Notice of Correction to RFA-DE-19-001 "National Dental Practice-Based Research Network:

Administrative and Resource Center (U19 Clinical Trial Required)" (NOT-DE-18-017)


Notice of Correction to RFA-DE-19-002 "National Dental Practice-Based Research Network:

Coordinating Center (U01 Clinical Trial Required)" (NOT-DE-19-018)

Notice of Correction to PAR-18-737, Silvio O. Conte Centers for Basic Neuroscience or Translational

Mental Health Research (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) (NOT-MH-18-032)


Notice of Information: NIMH High-Priority Areas for Research on Digital Health Technology to

Advance Assessment, Detection, Prevention, Treatment, and Delivery of Services for Mental

Health Conditions (NOT-MH-18-031)


Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Rare Disease Cohorts in

Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Disorders (UG3/UH3) (NOT-HL-18-620)


Notice of NCCIH Participation in NOT-OD-18-149 "National Science Foundation - National Institutes

of Health NSF-NIH Interagency Initiative: Smart and Connected Health" (NOT-AI-18-012)


Notice of Pre-Application Webinar for RFA-RM-18-004 "National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN):

The Science of Mentoring, Networking and Navigating Career Transition Points (U01)" (NOT-GM-18-023)


Notice of Pre-Application Webinar for RFA-RM-18-002 "National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN)

Resource Center (U24)" and RFA-RM-18-003 "National Research Mentoring Network (NRMN)

Coordination Center (U24)" (NOT-GM-18-024)


Notice of Update to PAR-18-007, "Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health

(R01 Clinical Trial Optional)" (NOT-HL-18-618)


Notice to Extend the Response Date for NOT-AI-18-021 "NIAID Request for Information (RFI):

Expanding Extramural Research Opportunities at the NIH Clinical Center" (NOT-AI-18-028)


Notice to Extend the Response Due Date for NOT-HL-18-614 "Request for Information (RFI):

NHLBI R35 Programs" (NOT-HL-18-619)


Request for Information (RFI): Nomination of Molecular Targets Substantially Relevant to the

Growth or Progression of Pediatric Cancers (NOT-CA-18-062)



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.




Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities

Research in the U.S. (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) (PAR-18-745) – Deadline June 14, 2018


Addressing the Challenges of the Opioid Epidemic in Minority Health and Health Disparities

Research in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (PAR-18-747) – Deadline June 14, 2018


Administrative Supplements to NCI Grant and Cooperative Agreement Awards to Support

Collaborations with the Drug Resistance and Sensitivity Network (DRSN)(Admin Supp Clinical

Trial Not Allowed) (PAR-18-752) – Deadline June 30, 2018


Development of a Virtual Bioequivalence Trial Simulation Platform that Integrates Population

Pharmacokinetic Modeling Algorithms into Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetic Models (U01)

(RFA-FD-18-018) – Deadline June 20, 2018


Examining Diversity, Recruitment and Retention in Aging Research (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

(PAR-18-749) – Deadline May 25, 2018 and September 25, 2018


Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology Research to Address Health Disparities in the U.S.

(Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (PA-18-751) – Deadline July 16, 2018


Making Health Care Safer in Ambulatory Care Settings and Long Term Care Facilities (R18)

(PA-18-750) – Deadline May 25, 2018 and September 25, 2018


Next-Generation Biologics for Sustained HIV Remission (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

(RFA-AI-18-017) – Deadline July 27, 2018


NIMH Career Transition Award for Tenure-Track Intramural Investigators (K22 No Independent

Clinical Trials) (PAR-18-755) – Deadline June 12, 2018


Novel Biomarkers for the Development of HIV Incidence Assays with Improved Specificity

(R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (PA-18-753) – Deadline May 7, 2018 and September 7, 2018


Novel Biomarkers for the Development of HIV Incidence Assays with Improved Specificity

(R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) (PA-18-754) - Deadline May 7, 2018 and September 7, 2018


Partnership for Aging and Cancer Research (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (PAR-18-552)

Deadline June 8, 2018


Research Supplements to Promote Data Sharing in Cancer Epidemiology Studies

(Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (PA-18-748) – Deadline July 01, 2018