Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, NIH has provided guidance and information. This page will be updated as new info becomes available.


Proposal Submission & Award Management

Extending Early Stage Investigator Status (ESI) Due to COVID-19 Disruptions

  • To extend your ESI status, calculate the amount of research time lost overall due to COVID-19 impacts (e.g., lab staffing, supply ordering holds, research support, etc.) and submit a request. ESI extension submission instructions may be found here.

Human Subjects & Clinical Trials

Animal Welfare

Peer Review

  • Based on NIH Guidance on Travel and Meetings – in-person NIH peer review meetings are being held in alternate formats. Scientific review officers will be in contact with peer reviewers about these changes.