Office of Research

School of Medicine Office of Research

Supporting research at UC Davis School of

UC Davis School of Medicine Office of Research

The School of Medicine Office of Research (SOMOR) manages research awards and proposals, oversees laboratory safety and research space, provides researchers with guidance and support for grant submissions, promotes entrepreneurial initiatives, and facilitates industry alliances and program evaluation.

Research Operations

Research Operations

The Research Operations unit facilitates research grant proposals, limited submissions, award nominations, Bridge Funding assessment and research data analytics.

Grants Facilitation

Grants Facilitation

The Grants Facilitation unit supports School of Medicine researchers in their grant writing, manuscript editing, and professional development.

Industry Alliances

Industry Alliances

The Industry Alliances unit directs industry partner agreements, advises on business and financial matters and supports entrepreneurial translation of discoveries from insight to innovation.

Evaluation

Evaluation

The Evaluation unit collaborates with programs to design evaluation plans with clear, measurable goals and optimal use of resources.

Safety Management

Safety Management

The Safety Management program sets standards for research safety management as well as individual laboratory safety programs and activities.

Research Space Oversight

Research Space Oversight

The Research Space Oversight unit supervises all School of Medicine research space assessments, allocations, and recommendations.

people in white coats outside of UC Davis School of Medicine buildings

School of Medicine scored a record year of NIH funding

In 2020, the UC Davis School of Medicine secured its highest-ever level of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding at more than $181 million, an increase of about $4.7 million compared to the previous year.

UC Davis Medical Center is one of the nation's Best Hospitals and #1 in Sacramento

UC Davis Medical Center ranks as #1 hospital in area

U.S. News & World Report once again named UC Davis Medical Center as one of the nation's Best Hospitals. The publication also ranked the medical center as the #1 hospital in Sacramento for at least the 10th year in a row and among the top 10 in California.

Aqqie Square

About Aggie Square

Located on the UC Davis Sacramento Campus, Aggie Square will house business partners and community-based programs with UC Davis innovation and research to create a stronger and healthier shared community.