UC Davis School of Medicine Office of Research

The School of Medicine Office of Research (SOMOR) manages research awards and proposals, oversees laboratory safety and research space, provides researchers with guidance and support for grant submissions, promotes entrepreneurial initiatives, and facilitates industry alliances and program evaluation.

Research Operations

Research Operations

The Research Operations unit facilitates research grant proposals, limited submissions, award nominations, Bridge Funding assessment and research data analytics.

Grants Facilitation

Grants Facilitation

The Grants Facilitation unit supports School of Medicine researchers in their grant writing, manuscript editing, and professional development.

Industry Alliances

Industry Alliances

The Industry Alliances unit directs industry partner agreements, advises on business and financial matters and supports entrepreneurial translation of discoveries from insight to innovation.

Evaluation

Evaluation

The Evaluation unit collaborates with programs to design evaluation plans with clear, measurable goals and optimal use of resources.

Safety Management

Safety Management

The Safety Management program sets standards for research safety management as well as individual laboratory safety programs and activities.

Research Space Oversight

Research Space Oversight

The Research Space Oversight unit supervises all School of Medicine research space assessments, allocations, and recommendations.

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School of Medicine departments rank in top 20

UC Davis School of Medicine continues its leadership in medical research with 10 departments ranked in the top 20, including three in the top 10, for research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2018.

Aqqie Square

About Aggie Square

Located on the UC Davis Sacramento Campus, Aggie Square will house business partners and community-based programs with UC Davis innovation and research to create a stronger and healthier shared community.