Federal Regulatory Checks
1. Create Your Account in the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) System:
- Go to https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sciencv/
- Register with either your USC or NSF ID login.
2. Start Your Biographical Sketch
- Create a Mini-Profile
- Create an NSF-Format Biographical Sketch
3. Enter or choose content for each element. The ORCID link is optional but recommended. Use either a personal or institutional account.
4. Enter Biographical Sketch Content • Professional Preparation
• Synergistic Activities
NOTE: If you have linked your ORCID, then you can import product citations from there.
5. Download as a PDF
• The PDF can be uploaded into FastLane, Research.gov, Grants.gov or KC S2S/Cayuse.