We have organized the Consortium Administrative Core based on the premise that productive collaborations do not necessarily require physically proximity. However, to nurture and maximize their collective output the proper leadership and administrative structure must be in place. We recognize a need to set in place an effective environment to foster the full engagement of each investigator and their staffs in the total science picture and to provide the scope of resources that not only facilitates, but also enhances individual research. Thus, the key motivation behind the organization of the present administrative structure is "efficient integration". This integrafion will be key to our hwo major goals: promofing the highest quality science and fostering breakthroughs in the projects that bind us together, as well as maximizing the Consortium's impact by disseminafing advances in membrane protein structure and dynamics within and beyond its virtual walls.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54GM087519-05
Application #
8728265
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZGM1-CBB-3)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-07-01
Budget End
2015-06-30
Support Year
5
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$2,701,235
Indirect Cost
$466,043
Name
University of Chicago
Department
Type
DUNS #
005421136
City
Chicago
State
IL
Country
United States
Zip Code
60637
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