FUNDING FUELS OUR RESEARCH

As biologists, faculty in the School of Biological Sciences investigate the underlying principles of nature and use their discoveries to bring about a better tomorrow. In order to produce groundbreaking discoveries, funding is necessary. The Research: Administration and Development unit assists with developing and submitting grant proposals and managing grant awards according to sponsor requirements.

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FUNDING FUELS OUR RESEARCH

As biologists, faculty in the School of Biological Sciences investigate the underlying principles of nature and use their discoveries to bring about a better tomorrow. Their biological research will provide the solutions to many of today’s most difficult challenges, including global climate change, sustainability, food and energy production, and human health.

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Supporting the grant infrastructure that fuels biological discoveries

About Us

Research Administration and Development serves faculty, postdocs, and graduate students within the School of Biological Sciences. Our centralized unit assists with developing and submitting grant proposals and managing grant awards according to sponsor requirements.
We assist with complex proposals, arrange reviews by technical experts, and match opportunities to faculty, postdocs, and graduate students.
The more we know about your research, the better we can help you navigate funding opportunities and submit competitive proposals.
The team supports infrastructure acquisition and helps to fund facilities that enable cutting-edge research.
We provide resources to help with the development of successful proposals.
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We help researchers manage their grant awards according to sponsor award obligations.

Funding Fuels our Research

Faculty with the School of Biological Sciences have significantly increased the amount of research funding received from federal agencies, foundations, charities, industry and other sponsors over the past 5 fiscal years.

Facts & Figures

Research Funding and Capacity
School of Biological Sciences
Fiscal Year 2021-2022

214 Proposals Submitted

BioSci faculty submitted 214 proposals across federal, foundation, and corporate sponsors.

$51M in Research Funding

BioSci faculty were lead Principal Investigator on $51M in direct costs of research awards.

70 New Awards

BioSci faculty were lead Principal Investigator on 70 new awards.

20 Active Awards From Foundation and
Corporate Sponsors

These awards represent 31% of all active awards.

18 New Assistant Professors

In the last 3 years, BioSci has grown its research capacity with the addition of 18 Assistant Professors.

42% Success Rate for NIH Fellowships

In the last 5 years, the success rate has increased from 14% to 42%, significantly better than the national average of 32%.