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Tools for Researchers


Cores, Shared Resources, Centers & Institutes

Research Cores, shared resources, facilities & centers available to the MUSC researcher. 

Onboarding for Researchers

The onboarding checklist provides a smooth transition for incoming faculty to initiate research at MUSC, including what to do prior to arrival. 

Funding Portal

Includes current funding opportunities; links to sponsors of biomedical research; upcoming sponsor deadlines; resources to assist you in your search for research funding. 

Preparing and Submitting a Grant Application

As you develop your proposal, link to tools and resources to shape a competitive proposal; electronic research systems are available for creating and submitting your proposal. 

Research Integrity

Navigate through the protocol review submission process for human subjects, animals, and biosafety at MUSC; visit the library of informed consent language. 

Post-Award: Managing Grants

What you need to know about the post-award process, including managing grant money and how to transfer or close grant accounts. 

Developing Technology

How to manage discoveries, inventions, and other intellectual property and how to advance your discoveries; Foster innovation and entrepreneurship. 

Responsibility in Research

MUSC is committed to creating and maintaining an environment for research that conforms to the highest ethical standards. Learn about financial conflicts of interest in research, training in the responsible conduct of research, the NIH public access policy, etc. 


Learn more about the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR); submit your reports through eRA Commons. 

Clinical & Translational Research

A SCTR consolidated resource of helpful links, tips, and tools involved with starting up clinical research. 

Communications - Share your Success

This resource allows researchers to share their successes in science with the MUSC Community, other scientific arenas and the general public. 


This resource provides digital access to over 20,000 e-journals and over 100,000 e-books as well as free document delivery.  A library faculty member can help with database searches and alerts,  systematic reviews, NIH Biosketch, PMC info and Animal Alternative Research. There are computer labs & classrooms for faculty and staff use. Laptops/mobile device support is also apart of the library services.