The mission of the Shared Research Resources (SRR) Core Facility is to maintain the infrastructural underpinnings of all aspects of the Koch Institute's research program. This Core differs from all other Core Facilities in that it does not have a specific location but instead functions building-wide. The Core has several key responsibilities. First, it oversees the smooth running of the Kl building, interfacing with MIT's physical plant to address any emerging issues. This includes overseeing maintenance of cold rooms, warm rooms, tissue culture rooms and darkrooms. Second, the Core provides, supports and maintains a wide range of distributed equipment that is used as a shared resource by the Core Facilities and/or the researchers in the Kl building. Third, it supports the comprehensive Environment, Health &Safety management system (EHS-MS) developed by MIT in compliance with federal, state and local regulations. In this capacity, the Core provides safety inspections, laboratory safety, staff training and hazardous waste management to investigator laboratories and Core Facilities. Finally, the SRR Core oversees dedicated research spaces in the Kl building that have been developed to provide oversight of, and enable safe working practices with, certain high titer VSVg-pseudotyped viruses, high-risk isotopes, and the cesium g-cell radiation source essential of our research programs. As outlined below, much of the cost of the SRR Core's activity is supported directly by MIT. However, CCSG funds provide critical contributions towards the partial salary support of the SRR Core personnel and central services.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30CA014051-42
Application #
8466736
Study Section
Subcommittee G - Education (NCI)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-05-01
Budget End
2014-04-30
Support Year
42
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$214,350
Indirect Cost
$88,838
Name
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Department
Type
DUNS #
001425594
City
Cambridge
State
MA
Country
United States
Zip Code
02139
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