Attention INBRE participants: Instructions and Notifications for Grant Year End DEADLINES

Please make note of the restrictions, contact updates, and important dates below as you finish out your activities with us this grant year. 

June 17, 2016: Fiscal Officer on FML

The Fiscal Officer Jennifer Redmond will be out of the office on FML beginning June 17th, 2016. Please contact Adam Chisom, IAB Grant Technician, for any and all fiscal related questions while she is out of the office. 

Adam Chisom

Phone number: 907-474-7463

Office: 310 Irving 1 building


July 1, 2016: INBRE JV’s and LRs

Beginning  July 1, 2016   NO JV’s or LRs will be permitted on Mod 15 funds.  If there are charges or corrections that need to be made, please ensure that all revisions occur prior to  July 1st .  After  July 1st , if a JV or LR is absolutely necessary per UA institutional policy then the JV or LR will need to be submitted to Adam Chisom in order to be approved by Alaska INBRE PI Brian Barnes and reviewed by the Alaska INBRE Program Administrator Julie Benson.

July 31, 2016: INBRE Carryover, Encumbrances, and Expenditures

No carryover is permitted. No encumbrances or expenditures are permitted past July 31st.  All awarded funding that occurred between August 1, 2015 and  July 30  cannot be spent after July 31 st , 2016. 

Don't Forget! There's a NEW Biosketch Format

NIH has announced a new biosketch format for application due dates on/after May 25, 2015 (NOT-OD-15-032). The SF424 (R&R) forms page now includes directions and forms for both the standard and fellowship- specific biosketch, that must be used for individual predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships, dissertation research grants (R36), and Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supplement).  For more information visit the Biosketch FAQ page.

eRA Commons IDs Required

The NIH now requires an eRA Commons ID for all individuals in postdoctoral, graduate and undergraduate student roles who participate in NIH-funded projects for at least one person month (160 hours) or more. This information will be collected by INBRE for the NIH annual Research Performance Program Report (RPPR). Graduate students and post-docs will be required to complete their eRA Commons Profile, which includes demographic questions and educational degree information. RPPRs lacking this data will receive an error and the RPPR will not be accepted by the NIH. Anyone wishing to establish an eRA Commons account or affiliate with the University of Alaska must make a request to authorized personnel at their respective campus. To find out who the authorized representative(s) are at your campus, please email For the full notice, please see NIH Notice NOT-OD-13-097. The following tools for creating eRA Commons Accounts are also available:

eRA Commons Personal Profile Overview (video)
Personal Profile Online Help

News & Events

SAVE THE DATE for the 2016 Alaska INBRE Retreat

This year the annual Alaska INBRE retreat will take place in beautiful Talkeetna, AK. The 2016 retreat will highlight biomedical and health research occurring throughout the state of Alaska.
Please reply to by July 25 if you are interested in attending the annual retreat.  Please note that due to the limited space available priority will be given to current INBRE funded individuals.
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