The Administrative Core, led by the Center Director, Dr. Amy S. Paller, and the Associate Center Director, Dr. Robert M. Lavker, will be responsible for coordinating all activities of the SDRC. The Administrative Core will serve as a focal point for all University-wide cutaneous biology-related activities via an Enrichment Program that organizes seminars, workshops, lectures, and one-on-one interactions with distinguished visiting scientists. The Administrative Core will also maintain the SDRC website and disseminate a news letter bi-annually. The Core will continue to encourage investigators to enter the skin biology field through the administration of a Pilot &Feasibility Program that funds four P&F grants per year. At least one P&F grant will be required to focus on a problem that addresses minority or sex issues. The Administrative Core will manage the SDRC laboratory space of the other Research Cores (Skin Tissue Engineering, Morphology and Phenotyping, and DNA/RNA Delivery Core). The Core will also oversee all fiscal maintenance of Center resources including service cost calculations. The Administrative Core will accomplish all of these tasks with guidance from: (i) the SDRC Executive Committee;(ii) an Internal Advisory Board;and (iii) an External Advisory Board. The Core will continue to foster the training of young candidates in the field of skin disease and cutaneous biology through the continued mentorship of the senior SDRC bench research members as well as the Internal and External advisory board members. Finally, through the management of the Minority and Gender Awareness Program, the Administration Core hopes to: (i) promote a better understanding of the biology of all human skin;and (ii) attract and recruit under-represented minorities and women into cutaneous research.

Public Health Relevance

The long-term goal of the SDRC Administrative Core will be to continue to coordinate all activities of the Center. Core A facilitates research for all Center members while minimizing user costs and brings together researchers who focus on skin disease and cutaneous biology for exchanges of thought and collaboration.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
2P30AR057216-06
Application #
8753410
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAR1-KM (M1))
Project Start
Project End
2019-07-31
Budget Start
2014-08-01
Budget End
2015-07-31
Support Year
6
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$174,390
Indirect Cost
$61,516
Name
Northwestern University at Chicago
Department
Type
DUNS #
005436803
City
Chicago
State
IL
Country
United States
Zip Code
60611
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