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My NCBI Tools & the NIH Biosketch: Step 4 Add, edit & submit

Instructions for investigators to create a new NIH Biosketch

Complete the biosketch


Continue to add content to the biosketch template
  • Section B
    • “Other Experience” &“Prof. Memberships”
    • “Honors”
  • Section D
    • Non-NIH grants for last 3 years
    • Grants with role other than PI
Customize content for each new biosketch
  • Section A: write “Personal Statement” & select citations
  • Section C: write “Contributions to Science” & select citations
  • Section D: select research support related to current grant application

Edit in Word to be sure the biosketch conforms to the 5 page limit, then submit biosketch in PDF.