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Library Classes: How to Prepare an NIH Biosketch

This class describes the NIH biosketch format and demonstrates tools available at the NIH's My NCBI platform for creation of biosketches with the SciENcv tool and a user's My Bibliography in My NCBI. We also describe ways of maximizing your impact for your Contributions to Science.

At the completion of this class, the participant will:

  • Know the format of the NIH biosketch
  • Know what types of publications and objects of scholarly activity can be included on the biosketch
  • Know how to create a new biosketch or import information from an existing profile
  • Know how to import publications from My NCBI's My Bibliography to populate sections of the sketch
  • Know how to download a Word-formatted document for editing
  • Be able to identify databases for finding citation metrics for enhancing ontributions to science statements
  • Learn about alternate sources of impact to include in contributions to science
  • Learn about ways to describe alternate outputs of scientific productivity beyond journal publications


There are no How to Prepare an NIH Biosketch classes scheduled at this time.