OCGA – Winter Holiday Closure

The Office of Contract and Grant Administration (OCGA) will observe the UCLA Winter Holiday Closure that begins on Saturday, December 22, 2018. As such, OCGA will close at 5:00 PM on Friday, December 21, 2018 and will reopen at 8:00 AM on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. To ensure timely review and processing of sponsored project activities, applications and related documents … Read More

Changes to NIH ASSIST Login and Logout

NIH has announced that the login and logout process for ASSIST will change tomorrow, August 8, 2018. Details are attached. In addition to the resources available from NIH, you may contact the OCGA eRA Help team at: erahelp@research.ucla.edu.

Enhancements to NIH Human Subjects System (HSS)

New features in the NIH HSS will be released tomorrow, August 8, 2018. Details are attached. In addition to the resources available from NIH, you may contact the OCGA eRA Help team at: erahelp@research.ucla.edu.

NIH Commons – Information Regarding Automated Emails on Human Subject Study Records

The NIH eRA team has released the following information about automated emails being sent to Principal Investigators regarding Post Submission Actions on Human Subject Study Records. Please share this information with NIH PIs and administrators in your department. eRA Information: Ignore Manage Access Messages for Post Submission Actions on Human Subject Study Records Tuesday, June 26, 2018 The new Human … Read More

Funding Opportunity: Basic and Translational Pancreatic Cancer Research

The Robert L. Fine Cancer Research Foundation has announced a new funding opportunity. Details are provided below. Dear Sir/Madam, The Robert L. Fine Cancer Research Foundation has announced a new funding opportunity in basic and translational pancreatic cancer research. The grant is for $250,000 in direct costs over a two year period. The award is targeted at new and recently … Read More

NIH Fall Regional Seminar Coming to San Francisco

NIH will be hosting the Fall 2018 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration in San Francisco. The two-day seminar will be held October 18 – 19, 2018 with optional pre-seminar workshops on October 17. Presented by NIH and HHS program and administrative staff, this event is appropriate for those who are new to the NIH grants process … Read More

S2S Grants (Cayuse): Erroneous Subaward Warning

An issue has been reported in S2S Grants related to inappropriate Key Persons warnings in subaward proposals. This issue will not cause any problems with submission or validation by Grants.gov or the sponsoring agency. The warnings can be safely disregarded. Details are as follows. The Issue When a subaward proposal is attached to a prime proposal in S2S Grants, some … Read More

NSF Proposal and Award policy Newsletter – November/December 2017

The National Science Foundation has published the November/December 2017 Proposal and Award Policy Newsletter with important updates and information for NSF researchers, administrators, and proposal preparers. Topics featured in the current newsletter include: Updated PAPPG Available Now User Account Management Updates Deadline Date Policies During Natural Disasters Unfunded Collaborations Public Access Policy Proposal Preparation and Submission in Research.gov Coming in … Read More