COVID-19: UB Research Guidance

The University at Buffalo is monitoring the COVID-19 (the disease caused by the novel coronavirus) situation carefully and is taking proactive and prudent measures to ensure the health and safety of the UB community in accordance with the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

We are pleased to inform you that UB’s research administration and support infrastructure is 100% operational with employees working remotely from home.

Research and Economic Development has been working in conjunction with faculty and staff collaborators throughout the University to develop an operational plan to resume research on campus.

Guidance for Sponsored Projects during COVID-19

Research Administration Sponsor Specific

Sponsored program guidance regarding COVID-19 varies by sponsor. Below are some resources and FAQs from various sponsors.

General Federal Guidance

Office of Management and Budget

Federal Sponsor Guidance

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH (NIH)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Department of Defense

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA)
Department of Air Force
Air Force Research Lab/Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFRL/AFOSR)
Office of Naval Research (ONR)

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (DHHS) (OTHER THAN NIH)

Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (SAMHSA)

Department of Energy

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Other Federal Agencies

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (DOJ)
Department of Transportation (DOT)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - National Institute of Food and Agriculture
United States Department of Education (USDE) and Institute of Education Sciences (IES)

Non-Federal Sponsor Guidance

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION (AHA)

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)