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.

The Sponsored Research Services (SRS) AnSRS4U presentation series will take a break for the month of June and will return in July.

The July Texas A&M University Sponsored Research Services (SRS) AnSRS4U presentation  will be on the topic of Cost Share.  The presentation will be held via Zoom on Thursday July 15, 2021, 10:00am – 11:30am. You will need to register in advance for this presentation at: https://tamu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUrcu6srjwsEtXU30V3h_Zar1T3rZ3NwtaQ

Questions in advance are encouraged.   If you have questions that you would like to have addressed, please email them in advance to ansrs4u@tamu.edu.

SRS will record the presentation and provide the slides here afterwards.

SRS looks forward to your participation.    Feel free to forward this on to your colleagues.   If they are not receiving this notices via the SRS listserv they can email ansrs4u@tamu.edu and request to be added to the listserv.

This session provides an overview of allowable costs, Aggiebuy, and DCRs.

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This session provides an overview of Time & Effort (T&E) Compliance and applies these standards through the SSO Time and Effort System.

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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).

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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).

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This session focuses on export controls and the processes each member uses to review and ensure compliance. 

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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).

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Presented by Tamara Lopez and Lauren Bailey, SRS Award and Account Set-up and Expediting Team (AASET)

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Presented by Leslie Kerth and Lester Crenwelge, SRS Assistant Directors – Contracting.

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This session presents information on the steps for proposal development, preparation and submission.  A section of the presentation will cover the use of the SRS budget spreadsheet for preparing proposal budgets.

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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.

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This will cover the basics of Uniform Guidance and how it translates into the rules that we are required to follow.

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The topic will be COVID 19 Questions and & Answers Regarding Sponsored Research.  

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