Institute for Comparative and Experimental Medicine (ICEM)
The Institute for Comparative and Experimental Medicine will stimulate high quality, collaborative, interdisciplinary research and graduate education in of human and animal health.
The Institute for Comparative and Experimental Medicine will become a nationally-recognized center of excellence in animal and human health research and graduate education through collaborative research.
ICEM will foster
- Creativity and innovation
- Focused efforts in selected research areas
- Academic and intellectual freedom
- Respect and integrity
among faculty and graduate students among resident faculty and faculty on each TTU campus.
To stimulate research productivity and funding.
Recruit and retain 6 new, productive faculty with appropriate number of graduate students, post-docs and technicians in Emerging Infectious Diseases
To recruit 6 new faculty members by 2011
To acquire $7.5 million dollars of research funding by 2013
Build-out shell space into quality laboratory and animal
To aggressively recruit well-funded faculty members
To establish a core faculty cluster in viral diseases that impact animal and human health
Recruit and retain 3 new, productive faculty in Emerging Infectious
To recruit 3 new faculty members by 2011
1. Secure faculty salary funding and competitive start up packages.
2. Identify and recruit faculty members who fit with current faculty areas of expertise.
To establish a core faculty cluster in drug resistant infectious diseases and biofilms that impact animal and human health
1. Hire 3-6 highly productive faculty members with federal funding within 2 years
2. Establish 2-3 ICEM teams based on expertise with existing and new TTU and TTUHSC faculty members
1. Establish a center of excellence to be highly competitive in federal grant initiatives.
2. Establish research programs to positively impact human and animal health locally and around the world.
3. Secure faculty salary funding and competitive start up packages.
4. Identify and recruit faculty members who fit with current faculty areas of expertise.