The Administrative Core is responsible for the development and implementation of the COBRE Center for Computational Biology of Human Disease including the mentoring and evaluation programs. The scientific leaders of the COBRE Center and the Computational Biology Core, with input from the Internal Advisory Committee (IAC) and External Advisory Committee (EAC), will strategically plan the development, growth, and sustainability of this multidisciplinary research center. The Program Coordinator of the Center coordinates the implementation of the strategic plan. The duties of the Administrative Core span five academic and two clinical departments at three institutions and is responsible for administering the COBRE Center’s leadership, advisement, management, infrastructure, research, and mentoring programs. The Administrative Core will facilitate growth and sustainability of the Center by carrying out the specific tasks of scheduling meetings, planning events, recording meeting minutes, gathering data, tracking performance metrics, maintaining records, preparing reports, developing online reporting tools, administratively assisting the researchers, coordinating interviews, establishing a website, communicating with stakeholders and regional COBRE directors, and promoting the COBRE Center.
The main goals of the Administrative core are: