Basic Science Research

VP&S Office for Research 

Helps facilitate the highest caliber of biomedical research, especially basic science research, among the VP&S faculty, students, and staff at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Some of this Office's core functions include proposal development, Grants Management Services, and shared facilities for investigator laboratories across CUIMC. 

VP&S Core/Shared Resource Management 

VP&S core facilities and shared resources provide researchers with access to high-end instrumentation and specialized scientific services. For core facility directors, the Office for Research provides licenses to the iLab Core Management System to monitor equipment scheduling and ensure timely billing of lab services.  

Proposal Development Services 

Our proposal development team is composed of a highly-motivated group of individuals that can facilitate and manage large, complex grant submissions. Furthermore, they have curated materials for the Grant Toolbox and run a K Award Program for On-time Proposal Preparation to help junior faculty apply for NIH K awards.  

VP&S Grants Management Service 

The VP&S Grants Management Services (GMS) were established to create a better proposal and award management experience and reduce the administrative burden on faculty and investigators. The GMS teams partner with select departments, centers, and institutes to provide comprehensive administrative expertise and support throughout the grant lifecycle, from proposal preparation to award closeout. The GMS teams have extensive knowledge and experience with many sponsors and a strong relationship with central university offices, Sponsored Project Administration and Sponsored Projects Finance. 

Office of the Executive Vice President for Research 

The Office of the Executive Vice President for Research has overall responsibility for the University's research enterprise at all locations, including the Morningside and Manhattanville campuses, Columbia University Medical Center, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and Nevis Laboratories, and internationally.