The goal of the Universidad Central del Caribe (UCC) Biomedical/Biobehavioral Research Administration Development (BRAD) Program is to culminate the development of the solid infraestructure established under the previous EARDA Program to support and increase research participation by faculty and students.

The BRAD Program consist of three activities:

  • Augment the personnel supporting the activities designed to identify, apply for, and obtain funding for research and assist investigators in postaward grants management
  • Develop procedures, protocols, and service models for a self-sustaining office that will increase UCC´s research funding capability, while promoting, research and coordinating effective research support activities in a “one-stop-shop”
  • Obtain the necessary training for the UCC Extramural Associate, Research Development Officer, and Sponsored Programs Officer to provide high quality research oriented services and increase research productivity at UCC through faculty development.
BRAD Administration


Lissette Arroyo                                              Marinés Rivera
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Research Administration Links
NIH Grants Policy Statement (10/1/2013)

National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA)  
Society of Research Administrators (SRA)
Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM)
NIH Grants Policy
Office of Research Integrity
Circular A-21
Circular A-110
Circular A-133
List of Excluded Individuals and Entities
Sample Application and Summary Statement

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