Research Support

The grants team provides pre-award and post-award support for Genome Sciences faculty and staff for all extramural-funded research operations.

Our Team:

Lisa Border lborder [ a t ] uw.edu (206) 543-4521 S-250B manager labs
Helena Huang hlhuang [ a t ] uw.edu (206) 685-1556 S-250B pre and post award support labs
Denise Mc Donnell dmd27 [ a t ] uw.edu (206) 616-7823 S-250A pre and post award support labs
Leila Wirfs lwirfs [ a t ] uw.edu (206) 543-4745 S-250A state & department budgets and reconciliation  
Fayna Yahiaoui faynay [ at ] uw.edu       (206) 685-2325 S-250B pre and post award support labs

Please complete the Grant Initiation Form and the Compliance Questionnaire
Submit the completed forms to the appropriate Grants Team contact at least twenty days prior to the application deadline.

Funding Opportunities:

Individual fellowship opportunities (F awards) Royalty Research Fund (RRF) NIH funding opportunities and notices
Career development opportunities (K awards) Limited Submission Opportunities NSF funding opportunities
Grants.gov funding opportunities Office of Research funding opportunities SciVal funding database

UW Resources:

Animal Welfare (IACUC)
Information, forms, and policies for researchers and instructors using animals in their work.

Biological Use Authorization
Information, forms, and guidelines for research involving biohazards.

Cost Allocation Policy
Office of Management and Budget’s principles for determining costs applicable to grants, contracts, and agreements.

Faculty Grants Management Workshop and FGM Online Modules
Information on FGM workshop for newly funded faculty and renewal requirements for faculty every four years.

Federal Uniform Guidance
Resources on new federal regulations for awards dated on or after 12/26/14.

Financial Conflicts of Interest (FCOI) Policy
Policy for Management of Financial Conflicts of Interest Related to Research and Technology Transfer Transactions.

Financial Interest Disclosure System (FIDS)
Allows Investigators to report their significant financial interests online.

Grant and Contract Accounting (GCA)
Provides compliance guidance and handles post award processes including budget set-up, reporting, and close-out.

Grant Information Memoranda (GIM)
Statements of policy related to grant and contract issues at the University of Washington.

Grant Information Memoranda 19 (GIM 19)
Internal UW deadlines for proposals to outside agencies.

Human Subjects Division (HSD)
Supports and facilitates review and approval by the IRB, required before starting research involving human subjects.

MyFinancial.desktop (MyFD)
UW financial system for monitoring budgets and expenditures.

Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)
Assists and advises the academic community in securing external support for sponsored projects and collaborations.

Outside Professional Work for Compensation
Requirements for SOM faculty and academic personnel who desire to engage in outside work for compensation.

Post Award Fiscal Compliance
Post Award requirements, policies, services, and trainings.

Required Training
Determines required training according to conducted research to comply with external and internal policies.

Researcher’s Guide to the UW grants process 
Provides information, links, and tools for research administration at each stage of the grant life cycle.

System to Administer Grants Electronically (SAGE)
UW system to route, review, submit, and track research funding proposals.

UW Research
Provides information and links on compliance, research administration, opportunities, and support offices.

External Resources:

Federal Uniform Guidance
Uniform administrative requirements, cost principals, and audit requirements for federal awards.

NIH Due Dates
Standard due dates, review dates, and earliest start dates for competing applications.

NIH Grants Policy Statement
Policies for budget periods beginning on or after 10/1/2013.

OMB Circular A-21
Office of Management and Budget cost principles for educational institutions.