Overall goals ofthe Basic Science Core includes: contributions to the National CFAR Mission, stimulating scientific collaboration in interdisciplinary and translational research, providing scientific leadership and institutional infrastructure dedicated to AIDS research, fostering scientific communication, sponsoring training and education, promoting knowledge of CFAR research findings and the importance of AIDS research through community outreach, promoting and supporting innovative NIH HIV/AIDS research initiatives, establishing collaborative research between CFARs, and supporting HIV/AIDS research networks, facilitating technology transfer and development through promotion of scientific interactions between CFARs and industry, and supporting research on prevention and treatment of HIV infection in hard-to-reach populations, especially in inner city, rural poor, and disadvantaged minorities. The mission ofthe Basic Science Core is to develop, refine, and provide training and services to HIV/AIDS investigators in DC for the assays used to evaluate and quantify HIV replication and gene expression, characterize HIV disease using immunologic, genomics and proteomics approaches, and facilitate drug development by providing small animal models of HIV disease. The assays, reagents, and training offered by this Core are designed to support basic, clinical, and translational research in the prevention, detection, and treatment of HIV infection and AIDS.
The aims i nclude: to provide technical support and laboratory services to promote HIV-related basic science research and translational studies through access to the following services and to provide mentorship and training opportunities for junior, minority and new HIV/AIDS investigators.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30AI087714-05
Application #
8668892
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAI1-JBS-A)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-06-01
Budget End
2015-05-31
Support Year
5
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$75,160
Indirect Cost
$24,699
Name
George Washington University
Department
Type
DUNS #
043990498
City
Washington
State
DC
Country
United States
Zip Code
20052
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