Admin Core Abstract: The Administration Core will be directed by Dr. Harris and assisted by several University of Minnesota staff. The Administrafion Core will service the Program Project entified "Crifical Interactions of AP0BEC3s: Molecular Approaches to Novel HIV Therapies" by accomplishing the following specific aims: (i) work with an Advisory Board to evaluate progress and shape long-term research strategies, (ii) provide strong leadership and advice to program collaborators on research plans and logisfics, (iii) establish and maintain plasmid, oligonucleotide, protein, and inhibitor databases with an online request portal, (iv) facilitate bi-weekly program video teleconferences and an annual program retreat (coupled to an Advisory Board meeting), and (v) provide day-to-day administrafive support for travel arrangements, publications, web site updates, post-award reports, material transfer agreements, inter-lab reagent distributions, and any other program-relevant administrative tasks.
The interactions of the cellular APOBECS proteins and HIV Vif can dictate the fate of a viral infection. Our program scientists aim to provide the most comprehensive information to date on these life-or-death interactions, and strong leadership and efficient administration will be provided to help meet their scientific objectives.
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