The mission of the Research Office is to support the research enterprise of the College of Medicine – Phoenix, stimulating all types of research and growing the sponsored projects portfolio by providing all forms of research infrastructure and resources. The Research Office supports laboratory operations for shared resources and provides oversight over shared instrumentation and the Flow Cytometry core. In its mission to support sponsored projects, the Research Office assists with finding grant opportunities, as well as administrative and scientific grant proposal development. In collaboration with the College of Public Health, the Research Office also provides biostatistical support, ranging from study design to data analysis. To stimulate research and promote collaborations, the Research Office also administers the Valley Research Partnership (VRP) Initiative, which provides funding to support various types of grant mechanisms. Lastly, in collaboration with the Office of Faculty Affairs and Development, the Research Office organizes a variety of conferences and workshops to disseminate scientific knowledge and to provide research-related faculty development.  Research at the College of Medicine – Phoenix is performed by faculty across various departments and centers. For more information, please seek out the individual faculty pertaining to these units.