The purpose of the Administrative Core is to facilitate translational research in breast cancer by harnessing intellectual capacity and providing a mechanism for cost-effective utilization of resources. The aims of the Administrative Core are to:
Aim 1: Provide necessary administrative assistance to SPORE leaders and investigators.
Aim 2: Manage all SPORE finances.
Aim 3: Convene all meetings of the SPORE including monthly research meetings and Internal Advisory Board, External Advisory Board, and Executive Committee meetings.
Aim 4: Provide day-to-day logistical coordination of the SPORE.
Aim 5: Maintain responsibility for administration of the Developmental Research Program and the Career Development Program.
Aim 6: Ensure compliance with all institutional, governmental, and NCI-specific regulations and requirements including timely communication and consultation with NCI staff.