The major functions of the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research Administration are to support research programs and to provide administrative oversight for the shared resource facilities. Additionally, Center Administration provides support to the Director and senior leadership, financial management of university and development accounts, maintenance of computer databases, coordination of communication to Center members, and management of Center staff members. Research programs are supported through meeting coordination, pilot project announcements, administration of the FASTR (Facilitation and Advancement of Science for Transitioning Research) process, dissemination of external funding announcements, and coordination of the Center seminar series. Also, the Center for Cancer Research Administration and Development staffs work with senior and program leaders to develop and implement fundraising strategies.

Public Health Relevance

The Administrative Center coordinates activities of the Center for Cancer Research. The coordination brings together scientists and enhances communication, which enhances transdisciplinary research and leads to more discoveries.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30CA023168-34
Application #
8681174
Study Section
Subcommittee B - Comprehensiveness (NCI)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
34
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Purdue University
Department
Type
DUNS #
City
West Lafayette
State
IN
Country
United States
Zip Code
47907
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