The Project Director, Dr Rathod, will rely on the extensive infrastructure of his home institution, The University of Washington, for normal management (eg interactions with NIH and US institutions subcontractors). However, given the complexity ofthe project particularly in South Asia, the PD will emply a experienced, professional, part time Project Manager (50% effort) for the first two years ofthe Project. The Manager will go to 100% time commitment as the Project scales up in South Asia and the US in years 3-7. The South Asian part of project management will be handled through a new and innovative arrangement All South Asian contracts, and their administration, will flow through Dr Narayansamy's unique organization that has a team of business managers, scientific project managers, and technology support staff. Their scrupulous track record, and their familiarity with business and political norms in South Asia, will allow the main ICEMR scientific team to focus on the research and training aspects ofthe project.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Research Program--Cooperative Agreements (U19)
Project #
5U19AI089688-05
Application #
8704263
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAI1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
5
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Washington
Department
Type
DUNS #
City
Seattle
State
WA
Country
United States
Zip Code
98195
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