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New Campus Administrative Policy: 400-14 Industry-Sponsored Agreements

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UCSF Completes Master Material transfer Agreement Template with Novartis

CHR Study Close-Out Reports

Children and Minors in Research

UCSF Scores High in Global Analysis of University Biotechnology Transfer and Commercialization

Space and Equipment Review for Human Stem Cell Research

Cell Culture Facility

New Employee Checklist

Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) Wins!

UCSF Disaster Drill Repeats 1906 Earthquake Scenario

Idea to IPO...and Beyond

Administration Highlight -- Changes in Travel & Enter

OSR Staff News

Announcing UCSF Nominees

NATIONAL NEWS

RFI: Possible Page Limit Reduction for the Research Plan Section of the Research Project Grant (R01) Application

February 5, 2007 Deadline

Establishment of Multiple Principal Investigator Awards

Parent Announcement for R01

Limits on Resubmission of an Application

NIH Institutes will be Conservative During FY07 Continuing Resolution

NIH Nexus Highlights

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RESEARCH NEWS

Volume 13

12.20.06

GRANTS.gov NEWS

12/20/06 GO LIVE: Grants.gov Cayuse

Grants.gov Cayuse production site Go Live date is today, 12/20/06!

Please note, do not practice or create test applications in the production server. If you wish to create test applications, please access the Grants.gov Cayuse training site.

For training information, answers to IT Questions, dates of special Q&A sessions and archives of Grants.gov electronic campus communications, please visit the Grants.gov Using Cayuse website.

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UCSF NEWS

New Campus Administrative Policy: 400-14 Industry-Sponsored Agreements

Policy 400-14 is a new policy that outlines the requirements governing industry-sponsored agreements (research, clinical trials, instruction, and other sponsored activities), and sets forth definitions, campus approval requirements for proposals, financial requirements, and roles and responsibilities. [more...]

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UCSF Completes Master Material transfer Agreement Template with Novartis

UCSF finalized a master material transfer agreement template (MTA) with Novartis Pharma AG in November, 2006. This MTA may be used to support the transfer of diverse compounds and materials. The master MTA is the result of the collective efforts of the Industry Contracts Division of the Office of Sponsored Research and the Office of Technology Management.

Questions may be directed to Svetlana Lee, MTA Officer, via email or via phone at 353-4892.

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CHR Study Close-Out Reports

Beginning January 2007, the CHR Renewal Notice for Full Committee and Expedited (with Subject Contact) studies will contain a link to a CHR Study Close-Out Report This report will be required for studies involving human subject contact that have been completed, closed or were never started in order to update the Human Research Protection Program on the conduct and outcomes of studies in order to help assess any risks or problems that may have arisen since the last study renewal, some of which may need to be disclosed to the study participants or others. Please refer to the CHR Study Close-Out Reporting Guidance for additional information.

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Children and Minors in Research

The Human Research Protection Program has posted revised guidelines, an application supplement, and a chart summarizing the applicable federal regulations for involving children and minors in research. [more...]

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Space and Equipment Review for Human Stem Cell Research

All applicants who propose to use any stem cells in their research are required to complete a copy of the Human Stem Cell Research Supplement. [more...]

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Cell Culture Facility

The Cell Culture Facility now provides access to Current Protocols in Molecular Biology. [more...]

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New Employee Checklist

All new laboratory employees and researchers are required to go through an orientation process regarding safety rules and emergency procedures at UCSF. [more...]

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Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act (AETA) Wins!

Current federal law makes it illegal for activists to damage animal research organizations, farms, zoos, pet stores and other similar operations. [more...]

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UCSF Disaster Drill Repeats 1906 Earthquake Scenario

In what has now become a regular fall event, teams from the campus and UCSF Medical Center recently participated in a statewide disaster exercise. [more...]

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Idea to IPO...and Beyond

The course explores the “nuts and bolts” of building a successful business through lectures by industry leaders, in-depth practicuums, and a team project to write a business plan. [more...]

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Administration Highlight -- Changes in Travel & Entertainment

As of October 1, 2006 reimbursement rates for travel meals have been increased but travelers may not claim a per diem for a full day of travel meals without supporting receipts. The Office of the President has issued a reminder to all travelers and those processing reimbursements for meals and travel expenses that only actual expenses may be claimed. [more...]

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OSR Staff News

Please welcome:

  • Sharine Dinwiddie, Manager for the Quality Improvement Program [more...]


  • Erik Lium, Ph.D., Director of Industry Contracts Division of Office of Sponsored Research [more...]

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Announcing UCSF Nominees

2006-07 W.M. Keck Foundation Distinguished Young Scholars in Medical Research Program

  • Wallace Marshall: Biochemistry and Biophysics

The Hartwell Foundation Individual Biomedical Research Award

  • Harold Bernstein: Pediatrics
  • Bob Farese: SFGH
  • David Rowitch: Pediatrics
  • Jim Wells: Pharmaceutical Chemistry

The Hartwell Foundation Fellowship Award

  • Walter Sipe: Pediatrics

Congratulations!

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NATIONAL NEWS

RFI: Possible Page Limit Reduction for the Research Plan Section of the Research Project Grant (R01) Application

Responses accepted until January 5, 2007. [more...]

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February 5, 2007 Deadline

NIH has shifted all the application deadline dates to help manage the volume of applications submitted through Grants.gov. [more...]

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Establishment of Multiple Principal Investigator Awards

With the transition of R01 applications to electronic submission you will begin seeing more Funding Opportunity Announcements that allow more than one Principal Investigator (PI) on individual research awards. [more...]

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Parent Announcement for R01

When applications are submitted to NIH for an unsolicited, investigator-initiated application by electronic means, the application will need to follow the instructions provided by NIH under the term "Parent Announcements".

Information on "Parent Announcements" and the "R01 Parent" are posted by NIH.

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Limits on Resubmission of an Application

NIH will not consider a third resubmission (A3) or higher to any application for extramural support. However, there is no time limit for the submission of the first and second resubmissions (A1 and A2). [more...]

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NIH Institutes will be Conservative During FY07 Continuing Resolution

[more...]

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NIH Nexus Highlights

NIH will NOT penalize applicants for Grants.gov or eRA Commons System Problems: NIH describes the process for reporting problems with submissions and how it will communicate any extensions of deadlines because of Grants.gov system problems and any extension of the eRA Commons error-correction validation windows because of NIH system problems. [more...]

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