The Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) Defense Appropriations Act provides $25 million (M) to the Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) to support innovative, high-impact cancer research. This program is administered by the US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC*) through the Office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP*).
Wake County Sheriff's Office and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grants workshop in Raleigh. This training is applicable to grant seekers across all disciplines. Attend this class and you'll learn how to find grants and write winning grant proposals.
The NSF* Research Traineeship (NRT) program is a new NSF* graduate education initiative. This solicitation is active for one year, but future NRT solicitations are anticipated. The last competition for the Integrated Graduate Research Traineeship (IGERT) program was held in 2013; no future IGERT competitions are planned.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS*), including NIH*, operates under the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014 (H.J.Res. 106) signed by President Obama on January 15, 2014. This Act (CR) continues government operations through January 18, 2014 at the FY 2013 post-sequestration level. All legislative mandates that were in effect in FY 2013 (see NOT-OD-12-034 and NOT-OD-13-064 ) remain in effect under this CR including the salary limitation set at Executive Level II of the Federal Pay Scale. It should be noted, that the Executive Level II was increased by 1 percent from $179,700 to $181,500 by Executive Order 13655 that became effective January 12, 2014.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS*)Salary Cap was increased per Executive Order 13655 by President Obama on 12/23/13 to go into effect on 1/12/2014. Please note that the Salary Cap applies to those receiving salary support from any of the DHHS* agencies, except the FDA* and Indian Health Services.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory will be hosting the 7th annual American Conference on Neutron Scattering (ACNS)