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If you are submitting a "nutrition education" or "hunger and social issues" proposal, please describe in less than 250 words how the person in charge of your project is uniquely qualified to administer funds and manage all issues and persons involved?

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Additional Information for academic research 1. Submission of the name with full contact information (mailing address, email, and fax number) of the person or office in charge of your institution's internal review of all proposals for sponsored projects that are submitted to external agencies prior to their submission. If necessary, also include full contact information regarding your institution's oversight of projects involving humans or experimental animals:

2. Does your office of sponsored research projects currently have on file a signed transmittal form documenting this proposal's PI as an author of this proposal?

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