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Stony Brook University

SciENcv for Grant Biosketches

My NCBI Account

Create a My NCBI account

If you don't have a My NCBI account, you can follow the steps below to create one:

1. Go to NCBI or go through PubMed.

2. Click on "Sign in to NCBI" which is located on the top right hand corner of the NCBI homepage.

3. Click on the "Register for an NCBI account" link.

 

Log in to My NCBI Account

If you have a My NCBI account, you can do the following steps:

1. Go to NCBI or go through PubMed.

2. Click on "Sign in to NCBI" which is located on the top right hand corner of the NCBI homepage.

3. Sign in using either Google, NIH Login, eRA Commons, 3rd party sign in, or directly to NCBI.

Create a Biosketch

After logging in to My NCBI account, click on My NCBI located on the top right hand corner.  

Then click on "Create New Biosketch" under SciENcv:

1. Enter a biosketch name.

2. Select a format: NIH, NSF, or IES.

3. Select the data source from the following 3 options:

  • Start with a blank document.
  • Use an existing biosketch.
  • Use an external source:
    • eRA Commons
      • If you select this option, you must link your eRA Commons account to your My NCBI account. See instructions in "Link your eRA Commons Account to your My NCBI Account". 
    • ORCID
      • If you select this option, you must link your ORCID to your My NCBI account.
    • National Science Foundation 
      • If you select this option, you must link your NSF account to your My NCBI account.

4. Set your profile either "Private" or "Public".

5. Hit "Create".

 

Link your eRA Commons Account to your My NCBI Account

If you login using your My NCBI account, you need to link to your eRA Commons account and use the information in SciENcv.:

1. Login to My NCBI account.

2. Click on your login name located on the top right hand corner.

3. Click on the "Change" button in the Linked Account section.

Sign in to NCBI with an eRA Commons Account

If you have an eRA Commons account, you can login to your My NCBI account or create one and use your eRA Commons information in SciENcv.