Funder-Institution RelationS Task (FIRST) Group :

Interest Group Description:
The FIRST group is focused on enhancing relationships with academic institutions to collegially work together on common provisions in grant agreements such as Intellectual Property and Indirect Costs.

In 2017, the FIRST Group is being co-chaired by:

  • Marion Greenup, VP Administration, Simons Foundation
  • Amy Laster, Director, Grants and Awards Programs, Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • Louise Perkins, Chief Science Officer, Melanoma Research Foundation