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.
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 2020-2021

238 Proposals

BioSci faculty submitted 238 proposals across federal, foundation, and corporate sponsors.

$68.1M Awarded in
Research Grants

BioSci faculty submitted 238 proposals across federal, foundation, and corporate sponsors.

80 New Awards

BioSci faculty are listed as the lead Principal Investigator on 80 new awards.

51 Active Awards From Foundation and
Corporate Sponsors

BioSci faculty had 51 active awards from foundation and corporate sponsors, which is 24% of all active awards. Three were active SBIR awards.

23 New Assistant Professors

BioSci has grown its research capacity with the addition of 23 Assistant Professors since 2017.

COVID-19 RESEARCH

As lead investigators on 15 internal and external grants, BioSci’s faculty mobilized to study the biology of COVID-19 and the pandemic’s impact on education.