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

Kanthasamy, Arthi (Chair)

BMS

Sept 1, 2006 – June 30, 2018

Paul Plummer (Co-Chair)

VDPAM

July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2019

Cornick, Nancy

VMPM

July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2019

Johannes, Chad

VCS

July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2018

Brewer, Matt

VPATH

July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020

Kimber, Michael

BMS

July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2018

Linhares, Daniel

VDPAM

July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2019

Miller, Cathy

VMPM

July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2020

Lyte, Mark

VMPM

July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2018

Robertson, Alan

BMS

July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2018

Smith, Jodi

VPATH

July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2019

Wong, David

VCS

July 1, 2009 – June 30, 2018

Zhang, JQ

VDPAM

July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2017

Brucker, Amy

Research Administrator

Ex-officio

Qijing Zhang

AD/Research & Grad

Ex-officio