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Research Administration

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The Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) Business Office is responsible for the day-to-day fiscal and administrative operations of the center. These include:

  • 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

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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.

Grants managers in the CCTR Business Office are 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:

More on pre-award administration.

Post-Award Management

CCTR'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 your CCTR Business Office contact (PDF) to review your portfolio of research activities, including recent award activity, planned spending, payroll distribution, pending proposals and development of future applications.

More on post-award management.

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