This Consortium provides dedicated access to a synchrotron radiation facility for it's NIH members. This includes a purchase of shares in SER-CAT, a larger consortium operated by the University of Georgia, and support of dedicated NCI personnel. The annual budget of the NIH Consortium is established through consultations involving all consortium members. NCI has direct management responsibilities for the Consortium. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences provides funds to the National Cancer Institute to support management of the Consortium.