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ORCID and SciENcv: SciENcv for Biosketches

SciENcv Introduction

SciENcv (Science Experts Network Curriculum Vitae) is "a researcher profile system for all individuals who apply for, receive or are associated with research investments from federal agencies."

SciENcv is available through my NCBI. It gathers information on expertise, employment, education and professional accomplishments. Researchers can use SciENcv to create Biosketches that are submitted with NIH and NSF grant applications and progress reports. SciENcv also allows users to automatically import data from outside sources Such as NCBI's My Bibliography and ORCID to add publications into Biosketches.

Benefits of using SciENcv as opposed to the NSF fillable PDF: Once you have created one Biosketch in SciENcv, it becomes much easier to reuse the information in creating future Biosketches. The NSF fillable PDF also has some limitations due to document space constraints.

The National Science Foundation requirement to use NSF-approved formats for biographical sketch and current and pending support goes into effect for all proposals submitted on or after October 5, 2020.

Presentation Slides (March 25 2021): Preparing Biosketches and Current & Pending Forms in SciENcv

How to Set Up Your SciENcv Account Through My NCBI

If you do not own a My NCBI account, you can sign up through your personal Google account or your Kent FlashLine Account. Once you signed in/up, SciENcv is at the bottom of the My NCBI landing page.

NCBI sign in

Sign up for My NCBI through FlashLine

NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information) SciENcv Tutorials