42 CFR § 65a.1 - To what programs do these regulations apply?
(a) The regulations of this part apply to the award of grants to support programs for basic research and training directed towards understanding, assessing, and attenuating the adverse effects on human health resulting from exposure to hazardous substances, as authorized under section 311(a) of the Act (42 U.S.C. 9660(a)). The purpose of these programs is to carry out coordinated, multi-component, interdisciplinary research consisting of at least three or more biomedical research projects relating to hazardous substances and at least one non-biomedical research project in the fields of ecology, hydrogeology, and/or engineering, and including the training of investigators as part of the grantee's overall program.
(b) The regulations of this part also apply to cooperative agreements awarded to support the programs described in paragraph (a) of this section. References to “grant(s)” shall include “cooperative agreement(s).”
(c) The regulations of this part do not apply to:
(3) Research training support under traineeship programs (see parts 63 and 64a of this chapter), or