The NIH intramural research program has shifted all non-mission-critical laboratory operations to a maintenance phase in order to promote physical distancing and diminished transmission risk of COVID-19. Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, only mission-critical functions within NIH research laboratories will be supported.


NIH has many efforts underway to enhance rigor and reproducibility in scientific research. Below are resources to guide researchers in their efforts to enhance rigor and reproducibility.

This page last reviewed on April 13, 2018