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05/07/2020 Update

posted May 7, 2020, 8:04 AM by Cynthia Sylvester

eSRA System updates implemented May 7, 2020:

SPO Enhancements

  • Updated Bridge Workflow to skip the SPO CO for ‘Awaiting Advance’ or ‘Slow Pay’ unless the Bridge Request is outside of policy.

  • New institutional approval and ACT checkbox programmed in anticipation of UCNL and BASO approval to accept ACT funding mechanism.  These are not yet in use but are visible to the user.  Contact Cynthia Sylvester if you have any questions about this.

  • Foreign Template updated to resolve CRADA proposal conflicting checkboxes on question #2.

Lab Counsel Enhancement (Lab Counsel is sending an email directly to their PI email list with instructions)

  • New functionality to add the existing PI’s Export Control Questionnaire into eSRA to expedite the Export Control review process.

  • New functionality to record the PI’s acknowledgment of Export Control requirements to mitigate institutional risk.  

System Improvements to interface from eSRA to FMS

  • 'Edit Post Award RA' activity will update Primary Resource Analyst from eSRA Award to the FMS Project Team

  • 'Re-assign CO' activity will update the Contracts Officer on the FMS Project Team

Other System Improvements related to automated notifications

  • The P2C Analyst notified on FasTrak Bridge requests

  • Updated the automated notifications to PIs related to IRB or AWRC(IACUC) protocols about to expire to exclude proposals that have been awarded, discontinued, rejected, or withdrawn. 


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