Rachel Strickland, Delaware INBRE program.     Rachel Strickland, Delaware INBRE Administrative Core

The BADER Consortium Administrative Core is housed at the University of Delaware. Rachel Strickland is the director of the administrative core.

The administrative core offers support in the following areas:

  • grant proposal development
  • management of personnel recruitment
  • managing BADER omnibus Collaborative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) activities
  • arranging travel for MTF and BADER staff to support collaboration, research and team building
  • oversight of subcontract process
  • oversight of financials and budget
  • manage procurement actions

Since its inception, the Administrative Core has successfully:

  • created the omnibus CRADA and onboarded 12 institutions to the mechanism;
  • established and secured approval of seven clinical research projects and one core project;
  • created travel policy and supported travel for BADER and MTF affiliates;
  • executed two BADER-funded calls for proposals
  • established partnerships with NIH and VA
  • Partnered with EACE to establish research focus areas