Category Archives: Announcements

TRANSITION OF NIH INCLUSION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM TO NEW HUMAN SUBJECTS SYSTEM (LIVE 6/8/18)

The National Institutes of Health has recently announced that it will replace the current Inclusion Management System (IMS) which is used to report the sex/gender, race, and ethnicity of participants in human subjects research studies. The new system will be the Human Subjects System (HSS). The HSS will consolidate human subjects and clinical trial information […]

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New Webinars Available in ELMS.

In the table below, you will find the Course Name and the Course Code of the recently added webinars. You may register for any of the following in ELMS.

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Spring 2018 ORA Leadership Speaker Series

On behalf of Dr. David L. Wynes: Dear colleagues, To support ORA’s goal to invest in the training and development of all staff and leadership within the division, ORA launched the Leadership Speaker Series in April 2017.  In continuing the ORA leadership speaker series, please mark your calendars for March 15, 2018, at 8:30 am. […]

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Complete Your Annual Certification for 2017

ANNUAL CERTIFICATION AVAILABLE IN eCOI The 2017 Annual Certification is open and available for your completion at http://www.ecoi.emory.edu/. The 2016 Annual Certification is closed and no longer available for completion.  All Emory faculty members who are involved in research are required to complete the Annual Certification once a year. It may help to have your 2017 […]

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Overruns and Over-the-Limit Transactions

The Payment Management System (PMS) is a secure, online grants payment platform, which provides awarding agency and grant recipient customers with efficient grant and grant-like payments, cash management, and personal grant accounting, support services. PMS is widely used by NIH for most awards administered by NIH. PMS supports the entire financial assistance payment process for […]

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Is it an Unliquidated or Unobligated Training Grant?

Unliquidated vs. Unobligated, Training Grants A NIH Training grant is awarded to eligible institutions “to develop or enhance research training opportunities for individuals, selected by the institution, who are training for careers in specified areas of biomedical, behavioral and clinical research” (NIH Grants Policy Statement).  Training grants are commonly referenced by the acronym NRSA = […]

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NIH ALERT: New NIH Submission Requirements Effective January 25, 2018

To all Investigators proposing human subjects research to the NIH, For NIH submissions with due dates on or after January 25, 2018, it is imperative to make an accurate determination of whether your study meets the NIH definition of a clinical trial.  The NIH has broadly defined a “clinical trial” resulting in stringent requirements—some are […]

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Welcome Robin Ruthenborg to EHSO

Welcome Robin Ruthenborg! Please welcome Robin Ruthenborg to the EHSO Research Safety team as an EHS Professional III. Robin received a B.S. in Molecular Biology in 2013 and an M.S. in Biotechnology in 2014 from The University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to returning to school and earning her graduate degree, she worked for a […]

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NIH has Revised the Guidance for Submitting Project Outcomes in F-RPPRS and I-RPPRS (FRAMs and IRAMs)

NOTICE from NIH:  As most investigators will know, NIH Progress Reports, both the F-RPPR and I-RPPR, include a section for Project Outcomes, Section I – Outcomes. It is NIH’s intent that the information provided in the Project Outcomes section will be made publicly available. Therefore, investigators should avoid including overly scientific language or technical terminology […]

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Changes in IACUC Leadership

We are pleased to announce that, effective November 1, 2017, Dr. David Martin has been appointed as Director of the IACUC Office.  As many of you know, David has served as Associate Director since February of 2014.  Dr. Larry Iten is moving into a role of managing the transfer of IACUC protocols to the new […]

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