Core B: Developmental Core Staff of the core will include Core Director John M. Coffin, Ph.D. He is Professor of Molecular Biology and Microbiology, Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Coffin is a leading figure in research on the biology of retroviruses. Dr. Coffin's responsibilities will be to oversee the process of soliciting, reviewing and awarding developmental funding, and to initiate a program to encourage the recruitment and development of minority scientists. Basic purposes of the core will be 1) to provide developmental awards through a peer-reviewed process in order to encourage new research and to attract new investigators to the HIV/AIDS research field; 3) to expand the number of investigators from under-represented minority groups who are active in the field of AIDS research. Developmental Funds will be earmarked to three types of projects: pilot projects involving established AIDS investigators who desire to develop data regarding a hypothesis that may result in a full RO1 submission; Initial AIDS research projects that involve investigators new the AIDS research fielding initiating an HIV/AIDS research; and collaborative projects that allow two or more established investigators to form a creative collaboration that will produce synergy between the research being performed in different disciplines.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
1P30AI042853-01
Application #
6100211
Study Section
Project Start
1998-09-01
Project End
1999-08-31
Budget Start
1997-10-01
Budget End
1998-09-30
Support Year
1
Fiscal Year
1998
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Miriam Hospital
Department
Type
DUNS #
039318308
City
Providence
State
RI
Country
United States
Zip Code
02906
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