AnSRS4U – Answers for You
Texas A&M Sponsored Research Services (SRS) and the Division of Research is excited to announce that we will be beginning a series of monthly informational sessions. The sessions are titled AnSRS4U – Answers for You. The goal of the sessions is to provide valuable information to our customers. The sessions will address various research administration topics and issues. Our target audience is the department and college staff that support the research enterprise but everyone is welcome to attend via Zoom.
SRS is here to provide answers to the research community and we look forward to your participation in these informational sessions as we work together as a team to support the research enterprise.
If you have any questions regarding these sessions or would like to be added to our listserv, please to email AnSRS4u@tamu.edu.
Texas A&M University Sponsored Research Services (SRS) of the Division of Research will host an AnSRS4u presentation on FCOI and Foreign Influence, Thursday January 20, 2022 10:00am – 11:00am. This session will cover what is FCOI, and how has foreign influence changed the way we review it. The presenter will be Lesa Feldhousen, Executive Director, Conflict of Interest and Responsible Conduct of Research.
There will be time set aside for questions. Questions in advance are encouraged. If you have questions that you would like to have addressed, you may email them in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register in advance for this Zoom meeting at https://tamu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJArdeiorTguGdcbeECUDpozvdq7IZy4vgv2. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting
We will record the presentation and it will be available in a few days.
SRS looks forward to your participation.
This session provides an overview of current U.S. Government requirements for disclosing foreign conflicts of commitment and financial conflict of interest. Presented by Kevin Gamache, Ph.D. (Chief Research Security Officer for the A&M System) and Lauren Schroeder (System Director of Export Control Programs).
This session focuses on project payroll: cost allocations, corrections, justifications, salary cap, and departmental responsibilities. Presented by Ashlee Woolard (SRS Post Award Administrator), Laura Lyda (SRS Post Award Administrator), and Amy Caldwell (College of Engineering).
This session focuses on the research compliance areas of human subjects, animal research and biohazards and the process to receive approval to begin the research. Presented by Deanna Hawley and Shelly Grassinger (SRS Post Award Administrators), Andi Mitchell (Director Animal Welfare Office), Aliese Seawright (Director Human Subjects Research Protection Program), and Christine McFarland (Executive Director Biological Safety Office).
Maestro is a web browser-based application that is designed to support researchers and research administration across The Texas A&M University System (TAMUS). This session will present information on how to better utilize the features of MAESTRO to successfully manage sponsored proposals and projects. Leonarda Horvat, Director Research Information Systems, and Tye Rougas, Assistant Director, will be the presenters.