Notice of Clarification of Eligible Individuals for RFA-DK-18-024 "Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00)"NOT-DK-19-025https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-DK-19-025.htmlNIDDKSep 10 2019N/AN/A Notice Clarification Eligible Individuals RFA-DK-18-024 Predoctoral Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award F99/K00)" Notice Number: NOT-DK-19-025 Key Dates Release Date: September 10, 2019 Related Announcements RFA-DK-18-024 Issued National Institute Diabetes Digestive Kidney Diseases NIDDK) Purpose purpose this Notice to clarify eligibility applicants under RFA-DK-18-024 ldquo;Predoctoral Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award F99/K00)”. Specifically, graduate students are already involved Kidney, Urologic Hematologic research not eligible apply this RFA. Part 1. Overview, Funding Opportunity Purpose; Part 2. Section 1. Funding Opportunity Description Part 2. Section III. Eligible Applicants, Eligible Individuals been revised follows: Part 1. Overview Information Funding Opportunity Purpose Current Language: purpose the KUH/NIDDK Predoctoral Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award F99/K00) to recruit exceptional graduate students are recognized their institutions their high potential to incentivize to pursue Kidney, Urologic Hematologic K, U, H) postdoctoral position ultimately positions to become independent K, U, H researchers. two-phase award facilitate completion the doctoral dissertation stabilize transition highly talented Ph.D. candidates a variety fields, including, not limited to, engineering, statistics, data science, imaging, biochemistry genetics strong postdoctoral appointments are focused K, U, H research. is anticipated successful completion this phased award make individual highly competitive a subsequent NIDDK award e.g., K99/R00, R01). Opportunities career development activities relevant their long-term career goals becoming independent researchers be provided. Graduate students are already involved K, U, H research encouraged apply the NIDDK F31 PA-18-671). Revised language: purpose the KUH/NIDDK Predoctoral Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award F99/K00) to recruit exceptional graduate students are recognized their institutions their high potential to incentivize to pursue Kidney, Urologic Hematologic K, U, H) postdoctoral position ultimately positions to become independent K, U, H researchers. two-phase award facilitate completion the doctoral dissertation stabilize transition highly talented Ph.D. candidates a variety fields, including, not limited to, engineering, statistics, data science, imaging, biochemistry genetics strong postdoctoral appointments are focused K, U, H research. is anticipated successful completion this phased award make individual highly competitive a subsequent NIDDK award e.g., K99/R00, R01). Opportunities career development activities relevant their long-term career goals becoming independent researchers be provided. Graduate students are already involved K, U, H research are eligible apply the F99/K00 under RFA and encouraged apply the NIDDK F31 PA-18-671). Part 2. Full Text Announcement Section I. Funding Opportunity Description Current language: F99/K00 award intended individuals require to 2 years complete Ph.D. dissertation research training F99 phase) provide with stable transition 3-4 years mentored postdoctoral research K00 phase). It not expected the F99 phase include Kidney, Urologic, Hematologic disease research. Thus, is expected the research direction the K00 phase be different that the F99 phase the individual transitions Kidney, Urologic, Hematologic disease research. Exceptional graduate students, including not limited to) engineers, statisticians, data scientists, imagers, biochemists geneticists encouraged apply. is anticipated successful completion this phased award make individual highly competitive a subsequent NIDDK award e.g., K99/R00, R01). Graduate students are already involved Kidney, Urologic, Hematologic disease research encouraged apply the NIDDK F31 PA-18-671). Revised language changes in bold italics): F99/K00 award intended individuals require to 2 years complete Ph.D. dissertation research training F99 phase) provide with stable transition 3-4 years mentored postdoctoral research K00 phase). is not permitted that F99 phase include Kidney, Urologic, Hematologic disease research. Thus, is expected the research direction the K00 phase be different that the F99 phase the individual transitions Kidney, Urologic, Hematologic disease research. Exceptional graduate students, including not limited to) engineers, statisticians, data scientists, imagers, biochemists geneticists encouraged apply. is anticipated successful completion this phased award make individual highly competitive a subsequent NIDDK award e.g., K99/R00, R01). Graduate students are already involved Kidney, Urologic, Hematologic disease research are eligible apply the F99/K00 and encouraged apply the NIDDK F31 PA-18-671). Part 2. Full Text Announcement Section III. Eligible Applicants Eligible Individuals Program Director/Principal Investigator) Current language: applicant must a baccalaureate degree be currently enrolled a graduate student the third fourth year a mentored PhD equivalent research degree program e.g., Dr. PH, ScD). applicant must at dissertation research stage training the time award, must show evidence extremely high academic performance the sciences a stated commitment a career an independent Kidney, Urologic, Hematologic research scientist. more information the K, U, H research programs, please visit: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/about-niddk/offices-divisions/division-kidney-.... The current dissertation research topic does need be focused K, U, H research. Revised language changes in bold italics): applicant must a baccalaureate degree be currently enrolled a graduate student the third fourth year a mentored PhD equivalent research degree program e.g., Dr. PH, ScD). applicant must at dissertation research stage training the time award, must show evidence extremely high academic performance the sciences a stated commitment a career an independent Kidney, Urologic, Hematologic research scientist. more information the K, U, H research programs, please visit: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/about-niddk/offices-divisions/division-kidney-.... The current dissertation research topic cannot be focused K, U, H research. other aspects this Funding Opportunity Announcement remain unchanged. Inquiries Please direct inquiries to: Christine Maric-Bilkan, Ph.D. National Institute Diabetes Digestive Kidney Diseases NIDDK) Telephone: 301-435-0486 Email: christine.maric-bilkan@nih.gov