Najma Begum, Ph.D.
Responsibilities & Activities
My current responsibilities in the NIDDK Review Branch include the review of applications within the diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism, digestive diseases, nutrition and kidney disease areas. Specifically, I am responsible for organizing and conducting the review of applications for NIDDK Central Repositories Non-renewable Sample Access (X01), Diabetes Research Center grants (P30s), Cooperative Agreements (U01s), ancillary R01s, RC2s Team Science Research programs, Small Business and Industrial Research applications (SBIR), and Contract proposals that are received in response to RFPs. My duties include the planning, organizing, and managing of peer-review meetings to assess the scientific merit of grant applications, and the development and delivery of summary statements.
Committees & Working Groups
- Inclusions Operation Procedures Working Group (IOPW), RPC Liaison
- SRO Technical Competencies Subcommittee (STCS) General Competencies Working Group
Scientific Review Officer, CSR, NIH, 2003–2010
Research Associate Professor, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony brook, NY, 1992–2003
Research Instructor, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO, 1989–1992
Senior Specialist/In charge, Bhilai Steel Plant Main Hospital and Research Center, Bhilai, MP, India, 1985–1988
Postdoctoral Fellow, SUNY Upstate Hospital Medical Center, Syracuse, NY, 1980–1984