An Administrative Core will provide support for all Conte Center activities. The Administrative Core will be directed by Richard Huganir and the daily activities will be performed by two administrators. The Administrators will arrange consultant activities, manage budgets, order supplies, monitor inventory, and provide secretarial support for the PI. In addition, the Core Administrator will also manage the Conte Center web site. The Administrative Core will be located in the Administrative Office Suite for the Department of Neuroscience, Room 1001 ofthe Woods Basic Science Building. This room is located near the office ofthe PI and within one or two floors of each of the Conte Center Labs.

Public Health Relevance

This Administartive Core will provide support for the Conte Center consisting of seven laboratories that are studying the molecular and cellular mechanisms underiying plasticity at the excitatory synapse. Recent studies have demonstrated that many neurological and psychiatric diseases result from defects in excitatory synaptic transmission and plasticity. This research may therefore reveal novel targets for the development of therapeutic treatments for several brain disorders including schizophrenia autism and depression.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Type
Specialized Center (P50)
Project #
5P50MH100024-02
Application #
8664444
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZMH1-ERB-L)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-04-01
Budget End
2015-03-31
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$64,418
Indirect Cost
$24,654
Name
Johns Hopkins University
Department
Type
DUNS #
001910777
City
Baltimore
State
MD
Country
United States
Zip Code
21218
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