Initial Review Group

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Initial Review Group

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) Initial Review Group (IRG), administered by the NHGRI Scientific Review Branch, provides first-level peer review of grant applications. The review committee is called the Genome Research Review Committee - known officially as GNOM-G - and meets three times a year.

Applications reviewed by the IRG Genome Research Review Committee include (but are not limited to):

NHGRI provides a second level of review by the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research.

The majority of investigator-initiated grant applications related to genomics research (e.g. R01) are reviewed by National Institutes of Health (NIH) Initial Review Groups organized by the NIH Center for Scientific Review [csr.nih.gov].

NHGRI Initial Review Group Charter



Last Reviewed: March 19, 2012