The Administrative Core of IBEST performs many research support functions for participating faculty. While there are many ways for faculty to participate in IBEST activities, the Administrative Core staff work primarily with faculty who submit grants through the institute. Grant proposals may be submitted through IBEST if they meet either of the following criteria:

1. The research pertains to evolutionary science, the intellectual focus of IBEST.


2. The research relies on IBEST infrastructure, such as our facilities for genomics, bioinformatics, or research computing.

When proposals are submitted through IBEST, the Administrative Core can assist the PI's in several ways:

The Administrative Core also provides many post award support functions, including: