The RCMI center will provide in-kind access to the cores and help the awardees to obtain skills needed to enhance the long-term success of their projects. This pilot projects program is focusing on the creation of research culture that places a priority on integration and sharing. FAMU RCMI center has established a reputation for building research strengths by leveraging available resources. The RCMI center will provide research funding in areas such as Drug Discovery, Drug Delivery and formulation, Molecular Research, Cancer, Neurodegeneration and the Molecular Basis of Health Disparities. Investigators will be provided with faculty research development funds ($ 10,000- 20,000) to enhance biomedical/behavioral research at FAMU.