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NIH Institute or Center (IC) Program Staff
NIH program staff can advise on matters related to funding opportunities, applying, award administration, developing sharing plans, how sharing policies apply to your research, what to do if your plans change, and more.
Finding the right program staff contact:When exploring NIH
- Look at organization charts and staff directories on NIH Institute or Center (IC) websites
- Use our Matchmaker tool in RePORT to find NIH funded grants on topics related to yours
- Refer to section VII of the funding opportunity announcement for Scientific/Research Contact(s)
- Refer to your eRA account for the assigned program staff contact for your application
NIH Data Sharing Policy StaffContact our central mailbox for questions about NIH Sharing Policies including the new Data Management and Sharing Policy.
Email the NIH Sharing Mailbox
Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) SupportQuestions about the NIH Genomic Data Sharing (GDS) Policy?
Email us with questions about GDS policy implementation and expectations.
Be sure to check out the dbGaP FAQs and How to Submit before reaching out.
Genomic Program Administrators (GPAs) Contacts List
GPAs work with investigators to facilitate study registration and data submission for controlled-access data repositories. Each NIH IC has designated one or more senior staff as GPAs to support genomic data sharing implementation activities.
Choose the IC that supports your research to find their GPA(s)
Data Access Committee (DAC) Contacts List
NIH Data Access Committees (DACs) review requests to access data in the Database of Genotypes and Phenotypes (dbGaP).