The Center for Integrative Brain Research (CIBR) Business Office is responsible for the day-to-day fiscal and administrative operations of the center. This includes:

  • Management and oversight of all research budgets
  • Grant and contract management
  • Payroll coordination
  • Purchasing assistance for center members in accordance with sponsor guidelines and Seattle Children's Research Institute policies and procedures

Pre-Award Administration

The Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) is responsible for reviewing and approving all outgoing proposals to ensure compliance with research institute and sponsor policies and procedures.

The CIBR Business Office is available to help investigators navigate the grant application and contract-initiation processes from concept development through award. This includes assistance with budget creation, clinical budget review and analysis, and compilation of sponsor-required forms and internal routing documents.

Investigators in the process of preparing a grant application or initiating a contract may find the following information helpful:

Post-Award Management

CIBR's Business Office is committed to providing comprehensive and timely post-award management for all sponsored research activities for full center members. This includes regular principal investigator (PI) meetings with the Business Office to review your portfolio of research activities, including recent award activity, planned spending, payroll distribution, pending proposals and development of future applications.