Office of Sponsored Research Administration (OSRA)


Upcoming Changes to the Biographical Sketch and Other Support Format Page

NIH releases NOT-OD-21-073 to introduce new requirements for Biosketches and Other Support submitted to NIH in grant applications, progress reports (RPPRs) and at Just-in-Time on or after May 25, 2021. Visit OSRA's comprehensive resources page to learn more about this significant change. 

Undue Foreign Influence On Research Integrity

Congress and the major federal funding agencies have recently taken action to publicize and protect against the potential for Foreign Influence on Research Integrity at research universities and academic medical centers.

Click here to go to WCM’s Foreign Influence Tools and Resources

Academic Integration 

Cornell University's Academic Integration Initiative fosters collaborative, multidisciplinary research across Cornell’s campuses in Ithaca and New York City. Visit the site's Sponsored Research resources page to learn more about cross campus research collaborations, here


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Our Mission

OSRA is authorized by Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) to sign, approve, submit and execute federal, state, municipal, nonprofit, foundation, academic and industrial research proposals. Upon notification of award acceptance, OSRA staff members manage research account creation and post-award administration processes. We support, advance and promote extramural research and sponsored program activities conducted by WCM investigators and collaborators.

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