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Research at JSU

General Proposal Information and F&A Rates

University’s ID Number: 646000507 | Indirect Cost Rate: 51% of MDTC
Off Campus Indirect Cost Rate: 28.6% | Fringe Benefit Rate: 37%

Applicant Name or Organization:

Jackson State University

Applicant Address, Telephone and Office to be Notified of Award:

Division of Research and Economic Development
1400 J. R. Lynch Street
P. O. Box 17057
Jackson, MS 39217-0095
Telephone: 601-979-2931

County, Congressional District:

2nd Congressional District (MS-02)
US Representative Bennie Thompson
Hinds County

U.S. Senators

US Senator Roger Wicker
US Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith

Other County, Congressional District Representatives

US Representative Trent Kelly, 1st District
US Representative Michael Guest, 3rd District
US Representative Mike Ezell, 4th District

Authorized Signatory for Jackson State University:

Joseph A. Whittaker, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research and Economic Development/Associate Provost
E mail: or

Administrative Contact (for Subawards and Subcontracts)

Almesha L. Campbell, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President for Research and Economic Development
E mail: or

Business Official or Financial Officer:

Phillisa R. Conner
Unit of Grants and Contracts
P. O. Box 17250
Jackson, MS 39217
Telephone: 601-979-2056
FAX: 601-979-2965

Organizational Codes:

IRS Entity Identification No.: 64-6000507
PHS Entity Identification No.: 64-6000507
DUNS No.: 04-450-7085
Cage Number: 01JV1
Animal Welfare Assurance Identification Number: A4172-01
Institutional Review Board Registration Number: IRB00001419
Institution Identifier Number (IORG): IO260001031
Federal Wide Assurance No: 00002620
IRB Registration No: 001419
NAICS Codes: 61130, 512110, 541713, 541715 Registration Expiration Date: June 21, 2024

Research Administration

To really succeed in any area of research, you need supporters who believe in you. JSU’s Office of Research and Economic Development is here to help you with securing funding, finding opportunities, and bringing your work to the public.

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIEED) leverages the best of JSU’s STEM, business, and entrepreneurial capabilities to help solve some of society’s most pressing problems. By pairing our researchers with entrepreneurs, designers, and businesses, we help you bring your inventions to life.

Division of Research and Economic Development


Division of Research and Economic Development
Administration Tower, 6th Floor
1400 J.R. Lynch Street,
Jackson, MS 39217-0280