The Administrative Core (Core A) guides and supervises the overall Program Project research effort.
Core A organizes and schedules bi-monthly meetings of all Program Project personnel and maintain written records of these meetings.
Core A communicates with the Internal and External Advisory Committees. These committees monitor Program Project research progress and provide evaluations and critiques of the group effort.
Core A is responsible for monitoring Program expenditures, including travel by Project Leaders, and routine bookkeeping. Publication costs arising from Program Project-funded research will be processed through individual projects.
Core A handles assembly and submission of annual progress reports with continual encouragement for investigators to be active at scientific meetings that helps promote and integrate their findings into scientific knowledge.
Core A is overall responsible for the service to, training of and development of PPG personnel.