Research Advisory Committee (RAC)

Exerpts from the CVM Governance Document 3.4.3.11.:  The committee shall evaluate and rank research proposals submitted by faculty, assist in development of programs to promote faculty preparation of research proposals for submission, and advise the associate dean for research regarding research policy and procedures.

Purpose:

  1.  Assist with the development of faculty research programs within the departments and units of the college and between faculty from our college and other colleges and units of the university, federal government, and industry.
  2. Review, rank, and provide funding recommendations for intramural research program requests, including, but not limited to:
    > Iowa Livestock Health Advisory Council (ILHAC) Funds
    > CVM Seed Grant Funds
  3. Review and select early- and mid-career research excellence awards for faculty and fellowship awards for graduate students.
  4. Monitor and assist with the timely presentation of research progress reports to the Iowa Livestock Health Advisory Council, the university, and other committees and agencies.
  5. Motivate and assist faculty to become skilled in preparation of successful research proposals with federal, state, regional and university research funding competitions.
  6. Address the issues or concerns brought to the committee by the Dean or Associate Dean for Research.
  7. Promote and facilitate collaboration between the ISU CVM and NADC/NVSL as well as other institutions.
  8. Provide an annual report at a Faculty Meeting.
  9. Deliver an Annual Report to the Dean by June 30th.

 

Members Department Appointment Dates

Plummer, Paul (Chair)

VDPAM

7/1/16-6/30/19

Ben-Shlomo, Gil

VCS

7/1/18-6/30/21

Johannes, Chad

VCS

7/1/15-6/30/21

Linhares, Daniel

VDPAM

7/1/16-6/30/19

Zhang, Jianqiang

VDPAM

7/1/14-6/30/20

Day, Tim

BMS

7/1/18-6/30/21

Kim, Jinoh

BMS

7/1/18-6/30/21

Robertson, Alan

BMS

7/1/15-6/30/21

Lyte, Mark

VMPM

7/1/15-6/30/21

Verhoeven, David

VMPM

7/1/18-6/30/21

Smith, Jodi

VPATH

7/1/13-6/30/19

Brewer, Matt

VPATH

7/1/17-6/30/20

Zhang, Qijing

Associate Dean 

Ex-officio

Miller, Cathy

Assistant Dean

Ex-officio

Brucker, Amy

Research Administrator

Ex-officio