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SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University

Office of Research Administration

Our Mission

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The Life Cycle of an Award

The Grants Life Cycle has three major stages: pre-award, award management and award closeout. The applicant / recipient and awarding agency have unique roles in each stage.

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Our role is to support faculty and departments in their mission to pursue and conduct research and the management of those funds. Our service includes: protocol submissions and amendments for both human and animal studies; grant submissions and management of awards; contract review and negotiations; award setup, invoicing and close-out; patent and intellectual property development and commercialization of all awards and projects. 


Celebrate Our Researchers

NEW Awards received:

May 2020

Jeffrey Birnbaum, MD (PI)
Pediatrics; National Institute of Mental Health; $335,239

Mohamed Nakeshbandi, MD (PI); Michael Augenbraun, MD (Co-PI);
Medicine; Genentech Incorporated; Clinical Trial (COVID-19)

Rauno Joks, MD (PI); Medicine; Genentech Incorporated; Clinical Trial (COVID-19)

April 2020

Carl Cohen, MD (PI)
Health Resources and Services Administration; $90,625; (COVID-19)

Jack DeHovitz, MD (PI)
Medicine; Health Resources and Services Administration; $111,291 (COVID-19)

Paul Landsbergis, MD (PI); School of Public Health; MDB Incorporated; $70,015


Prior Months

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Current Rates

  • DHHS rate Agreement
  • F&A rate: 61.5%
  • State fringe rate: 61.85%
  • RF fringe rate: 39.5%
  • Graduate Student fringe rate:13%
  • Postdoc fringe rate: 18%

Funding Opportunities

Department Assignments