Institute for Developmental Sciences
The Institute for Developmental Sciences (IDS) was established at Columbia University in 2001. The Institute is an organization within the College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Department of Psychiatry that brings together federally funded scientists actively investigating developmental questions at all levels of inquiry.
This year, the generous endowments of the Institute provided income to support several activities of the Institute:
- The endowments provided funds to help support new directions in faculty research
- Salary support for young investigators
- ISDP travel awards to graduate students and postdoctoral fellows engaged in developmental research
- An ISDP Premier Symposium
- The IDS Winter Conference
- Funding for the annual IDS Parent-Infant Grand Rounds speaker
Lastly, the endowments support the Director and the administrative efforts to oversee ongoing efforts while continually expanding the activities of the Institute in support of its mission.
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