[Office-of-research] CIRM Grants Not Effected by Governor's Executive Order
bruce.morgan at ucr.edu
Wed Aug 6 20:42:49 PDT 2008
UCOP has confirmed with the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
(CIRM) that the Governor's executive order to suspend State contracts does
not apply to awards made by CIRM. Consequently, they will not be suspending
any of their awards. They indicated that the reason why their awards are
exempt from the executive order is because of the way they are funded
(revenues generated by the sale of bonds).
This news is heartening, especially since UCOP has reported that as of
yesterday, they have not been informed of any State grants having been
If you have any questions regarding the suspension of State contracts,
please contact me or the Contract and Grant Officer
<http://or.ucr.edu/home/Staff.aspx?t=3> assigned to your unit.
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research
Office of Research
x25535 - Front Office
x22205 - Direct Line
x24483 - Fax
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