Notice of Revision for RFA-RM-11-008, Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Collaborative Centers (U54)


Notice Number: NOT-RM-12-002

Key Dates

Release Date:  October 14, 2011

Issued by

National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Office of AIDs Research (OAR)  
Fogarty International Center (FIC)
Office of Strategic Coordination (Common Fund)      

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to revise the wording of three passages in RFA-RM-11-008:

NOW READS: Section IV, 2. Page Limitations "The Research Strategy section for each component of the scientific of the collaborative center is limited to 12 pages in length.  If there is an administrative core, it is limited to 6 pages in length."  

SHOULD READ: "The Research Strategy section for each component of the scientific plan of the collaborative center is limited to 12 pages in length.  The Administration and Management Component, is also limited to 12 pages in length. The IEARD request is also limited to 12 pages."

NOW READS: Section IV, 2. Administration and Management:  "If desired, these activities can be included in a separate Administrative Core." 

SHOULD READ: "These activities can be included in a separate Administration and Management Component.  Additionally the IEARD request is limited to 12 pages in length."

NOW READS: Section IV, 2. Under Collaborations. "If appropriate, one of the collaborating components can be a management core."

SHOULD READ: Section IV, 2. Under Collaborations. “If appropriate, one of the collaborating components can be the Administration and Management Component.”

NOW READS: Section I, Part 2, B under Implementation of the Objectives of H3Africa, Interactions with other programs.  "The H3Africa requires the collaborative centers to form partnerships in Africa with institutions that have ongoing studies and offer infrastructure in the research focus area but are not currently conducting genomics and environmental research."

SHOULD READ: "The H3Africa requires the collaborative centers to form partnerships in Africa with institutions that have ongoing studies and offer infrastructure in the research focus area."

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Jane L. Peterson, Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institutes of Health
5635 Fishers Lane, Suite 4076, MSC 9305
Bethesda, MD 20892-9305
Phone: 301 496 7531
Fax: 301 480 2770
Email: Jane_Peterson@nih.gov
H3Africa website: http://H3Africa.org


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