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About Our Scientific Advisory Board

These individuals review and give constructive feedback in a standardized manner on the translational relevance, scientific rigor, track record and expertise of the investigator, overall impact of the project as it relates to the mission of FAST, the proposed timeline, the associated budget of the project, and overall feasibility of the suggested research. This process is led by the chair of the Scientific Advisory Board, Dr. Barbara Bailus. At the same time, legal teams negotiate a contract to govern the grant and any advancements that may come from the grant. If and when the grant is scored in a range of high impact and approved by the chair of the SAB, the Chief Science Officer, and the entire FAST Board of Directors, then the contract is signed and the work can begin immediately.

For a list of all FAST-funded research projects, visit us here.

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