NIH - National Institutes of Health

03/16/2023 | News release | Distributed by Public on 03/16/2023 12:28

The ABCs of Authentication Plans

Posted March 16, 2023

Are you proposing to use key biological and/or chemical resources like cell lines, specialty chemicals, antibodies, or other biologics in your application? The quality of resources used to conduct research is critical to the ability to reproduce the results, so to address scientific rigor in your NIH application, we ask you to include an authentication plan.

Not sure where to begin? Learn more about authentication plans: