OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Support Cores

Core A - Administration

The Administrative Core provides organization and oversight. The responsibility of the Director, Deputy Director and staff, in consultation with the Advisory Committees, is to chart the course of research, ensure success of collaborations, negotiate institutional support, and communicate with NIEHS staff, stakeholders and the general community.

Core B - Research Translation (RTC)

RTC facilitates communication and technology transfer in ways that are meaningful to stakeholders including governmental agencies, community health organizations, high-risk populations, and the general public.

Core C - Biostatistics and Modeling

The Biostatistics and Modeling Core provides project investigators with expert collaboration for consultative statistics and bioinformatics, software for data management, and customized analysis workflows through connectivity to essential tools for data interpretation.

Core D - Chemistry

The Chemistry Support Core provides SRP Investigators with quantitative data on PAH and PAH metabolites, transformation products, and biomarkers in environmental and biological samples.

Core E - Tribal-University Evaluation of Chemical Exposures to Improve Community Health

The Community Engagement Core (CEC) is establishing a collaborative project that includes the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation (CTUIR) tribal agencies, tribal and university investigators, and tribal community members to better understand health risks that may be associated with PAH exposures on the Reservation and to assist in human capacity building with tribal partners.

Core F - Trans-disciplinary Training in PAH Exposures and Risk Assessment

The Training Core supports graduate and postdoctoral level trans-disciplinary training in fields related to environmental health and environmental science/engineering. The SRP Trainees within the Core are supported directly by the Center or performing research/activities that are supported by the Center.