SOMOGC Updates – September 2020

September 17, 2020 by


  • Thank you to everyone for completing the survey!
    • ~60 responses
    • Focus area: Training
      • SOMOGC presentations | Brown bags | Chat group
    • Focus area: Website
      • Creating congruence with OSP and other UVA sites | Layout


  • Subcontracts from Internal/Local funding sources
    • Will be managed by OSP
    • Submit via eNFA


  • ePRF documents
    • If documents are available in the full proposal (ASSIST, Workspace, other sponsor portal, etc) they don’t need to be uploaded individually to the ePRF
    • For applications without online portals or submission guidelines (e.g. subcontracts), combine all files into a single PDF or PDF Portfolio
    • Include all miscellaneous documents in “Other” with identifiable labels
    • Upload final documents as PDF files and not Word docs


  • NIH Notice NOT-OD-20-124
    • For any change in Key Personnel named in the NOA and/or grant transfer, we are required to provide a statement “as to whether change(s) in PD/PI or Senior/Key Personnel is related to concerns about safety and/or work environments (e.g. due to concerns about harassment, bullying, retaliation, or hostile working conditions)”




  • CRA Fall Prep Course
    • Contact Rita Lam or Julia Emery at OSP


  • AHA application deadlines
    • No current dates for Pre- and Post-doc fellowships or other standard award mechanisms
    • Update to application times – now 4pm ET instead of 6pm ET as in years past


  • SOMOGC Approvals Matrix
    • Enforced as of September 1


  • Budget workgroup
    • First meeting will be October 13
    • Volunteers?


  • Effort reporting errors for Clinical Faculty above the salary cap – effort reporting period December 2019-June 2020
    • Faculty who have already certified their effort reports will need to recertify
    • Faculty who have not certified should hold off until the error is corrected


Download the update document here

Download the OSTP presentation on Foreign Influence here