Participating Institutions

Current participating institutions with contact names are shown below in alphabetical order.

If you do not see your institution in this list, then your institution is not invited to participate in our program. A senior official from your institution who is responsible for limited submission awards may appeal for inclusion in our program. See the Overview page for further details about how to participate in our award program.

A

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Lynn Stedman, Director for Sponsored Research
Office of Grants and Contracts Administration

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Dhanonjoy Saha, Director
Office of Grant Support

University of Arizona
Kimberly Andrews Espy, Senior Vice President for Research

Arizona State University
Shaun Brenton, Associate VP
Corporate and Foundation Relations
Office of Foundation Relations

University at Albany (SUNY)
James A. Dias, Vice President for Research
Office of the Vice President for Research

Augusta University
Sarah J. White, Associate Vice President for Research Administration



B

Baylor College of Medicine
Kristen Speights, Project Manager
Office of Research, Intramural Funding

Boston College
Megan Welch, Director
Corporate & Foundation Relations

Boston University
Thomas Moore, Associate Provost
Medical Campus

Brandeis University
Michael Dettelbach, Assistant Vice President
Office of Corporate & Foundation Relations

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Stacey Donnelly, Director of Sponsored Research and Planning

Brown University
Margaret Manning, Research Development and Support Manager
Office of the Vice President for Research

Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Lisa Palma
Sponsored Programs Manager



C

California Institute of Technology
Office of Development and Institute Relations

University of California, Berkeley
Matthew Andrews, Program Manager, Limited Submissions
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

University of California, Davis
Sheryl Soucy-Lubell, Director, Interdisciplinary Research Support
Office of Research

University of California, Irvine
Pramod Khargonekar, Vice Chancellor for Research

University of California, Los Angeles
Shady Hakim, Limited Submissions and Award Program Analyst
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

University of California, Riverside
Michael Pazzani, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development
Office of Research and Economic Development

University of California, San Diego
Shannon Muir, Strategic Research Opportunities Analyst
Office of Research Affairs

University of California, San Francisco
Gretchen Kiser, Program Coordinator
Research Development Office

University of California, Santa Barbara
Meredith Murr, Director, Research Development

University of California, Santa Cruz
David States, Associate Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Carnegie Institution of Washington
Allan Spradling, Director
Department of Embryology

Carnegie Mellon University
Shaina Sine, Associate Director of Foundation Relations
Office of Foundation Relations

Case Western Reserve University
Mark Chance, Vice Dean of Research
School of Medicine

The University of Chicago
Michael Hopkins, Vice Provost for Strategic Planning
Office of the Provost

University of Cincinnati
Melanie Cushion, Senior Associate Dean for Research
Office of Research

City of Hope
Noelle A. Gervais, Vice President, Development
Office of Foundation Relations

City University of New York (CUNY)
Joshua Brumberg, Dean for the Sciences
The Graduate Center

Clemson University
Amber Day Padgett, Development Coordinator
Development and Alumni Relations Department

Cleveland Clinic
Donna Driscoll, Director, Faculty Center
Lerner Research Institute
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Bruce Stillman, President/CEO

University of Colorado
Victor Bright, Faculty Director
Office of Contracts & Grants Administration

Colorado State University
Peter Hartman, Director of Foundation Relations
University Advancement

University of Colorado, Denver
Richard Traystman, Vice Chancellor for Research

Columbia University
Gregory Culler, Associate Director for Research Initiatives
Office of the Executive Vice President for Research

University of Connecticut
Matt Mroz, Internal Funding Coordinator
Office of the Vice President for Research

Cornell University
Kim Holloway, Associate Director for Proposal Advancement
Office of Sponsored Programs



D

Dartmouth College
Kristen Rhodes, Administrative Assistant
Office of the Provost

University of Delaware
Anshuman Razdan, Associate Vice President for Research Development
Office of Research

Drexel University
Patricia Austin, Associate Vice President, IA-Foundation and Corporate Relations
Office of Institutional Advancement

Duke University
Anastasia Maddox, Outreach and Limited Opportunities
Office of Research Support



E

Emory University
Holly Sommers, Director, Pre-Award Grants Administration
Office of Sponsored Programs



F

University of Florida
Jeevan Jyot, Limited Submissions Coordinator
Office of Research Program Development

Florida Atlantic University
Karin Scarpinato, Associate Vice President for Research
Division of Research

Florida State University
Beth Hodges, Director
Office of Proposal Development

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Maria Gill, Director
Office of Sponsored Research

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Mark Boyer, Director
Office of Sponsored Research



G

Georgetown University
Carma C. Fauntleroy, Senior Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations
Office of Advancement

University of Georgia
Lauren Sisko, Program Coordinator
Office of the Vice President for Research

Georgia Institute of Technology
Karen Ethier, Administrative Manager
Petit Institute for Biotechnology & Bioscience



H

Harvard University
Elizabeth Langdon-Gray
Office of Sponsored Programs

Harvard University Medical School
Clare Lamont, Program Coordinator
Office of Academic and Clinical Affairs

University of Hawaii, Manoa
Michael Bruno, Vice Chancellor for Research
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research



I

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Sandra Masur, Chair, Committee on Special Awards

University of Illinois at Chicago
Tony Halford, Program Coordinator, Research Development Services
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Rich Sallee, Business Associate
Office of Vice Chancellor for Research

Illinois Institute of Technology
Elizabeth Soto, Assistant Director for Proposal Development
Office of Research Compliance and Proposal Development

Indiana University
Jackie Parish, Limited Submissions
Office of the Vice Provost for Research

Institute for Systems Biology
Julie Thatcher, Director, Sponsored Projects

University of Iowa
Cheryl Ridgeway, Research Support Coordinator
Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Iowa State University
Donna Van Pelt, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
Office of Vice President for Research & Econ Development



J

The Jackson Laboratory
JoAnne Goodnight, Director, Research Program Development
Office of Research

The Johns Hopkins University
Nora Visscher-Simon, Research Development Coordinator
Office of the Vice Provost for Research



K

University of Kansas
Nancy Biles, Associate Director
Office of Research, Pre-Award Services

University of Kansas Medical Center
Deborah Maloney, Director
Sponsored Programs Administration

University of Kentucky
Kathy Grzech, Executive Director
Proposal Development Office



L

La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology
Mitchell Kronenberg, President and Chief Scientific Officer

Lehigh University
Kathryn Zimmerman, Development Officer and Research Liaison
Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Louisiana State University
Stephen David Beck, Associate Vice President
Office of Research and Economic Development

University of Louisville
William Pierce, Executive Vice President for Research

Loyola University of Chicago
Mitch Denning, Vice Dean for Research
Office of Research Services
Health Sciences Division



M

Marine Biological Laboratory
Mary Loftus, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Don Engel, Assistant Vice President for Research
Office of the Vice President for Research

University of Maryland, College Park
Hana Kabashi, Research Development Officer
Office of the Vice President for Research

University of Maryland, Medical School
Marey Shriver, Research Administrator
Office of Research Affairs

University of Massachusetts
Martin T. Meehan, President

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cathy Borgesen, Assistant Director, Research Develoment
Office of the Vice President for Research

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Jean King, Associate Provost for Biomedical Science Research
Office of Research

Mayo Clinic
David Moertel, Director, Office of Sponsored Projects Administration

Medical College of Wisconsin
Margaret Sobczak, Associate Director
Corporate Foundation Giving

Medical University of South Carolina
Wanda Hutto, Research Associate
Office of Research Development

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Alicia Starkey, Director, Foundation Relations
Development Department

University of Miami
John Bixby, Vice Provost for Research

University of Michigan Medical School
Laura Hessler, Project Manager, Research Development Support
Office of Research

Michigan State University
Douglas Gage, Assistant Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies
Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies

University of Minnesota
Claudia Neuhauser, Associate Vice President for Research
Office of the Vice President for Research

University of Mississippi
Alice M. Clark, Vice Chancellor for Research and Sponsored Programs

University of Missouri System
Jessi Whitehurse, Funding Programs Coordinator
Office of Academic Affairs, Research & Economic Development

Monell Chemical Senses Center
Robert F. Margolskee

The University of Montana
Scott Wittenburg, Vice President for Research and Creative Scholarship

Montana State University
Sandy Sward, Director, Sponsored Programs



N

National Institutes of Health
Michael Gottesman, Deputy Director for Intramural Research

University of Nebraska
Susan Fritz, Executive Vice President and Provost

University of New Hampshire
Kathryn Cataneo, Director of Research Development and Communications

University of New Mexico
Monica Fishel, Faculty Research Support Officer
and
Rena Vinyard, Associate Director, Pre-Award Services
Health Sciences Center

New York University
Farooq Niazi, Director, Provostial Research Programs

University of North Carolina
Nathan Blouin
Office of Research Development

North Carolina State University
Marie Grubbs, Limited Submissions & Internal Funding Programs Coordinator
Office of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development

Northwestern University
Sarah J. Fodor, Executive Director
Office of Foundation Relations

University of Notre Dame
Heather Boyd, Research Development Program Director
Office of the Vice President for Research



O

Ohio State University School of Medicine
Jeff Agnoli, Director, Education, Funding and Research Development
Office of the Vice President for Research

University of Oklahoma
Susan Dubbs, Center Administrator
Center for Research Program Development and Enrichment

University of Oregon
Vidusha Devasthali, Assistant Director, Research Development Services
Office of the Vice President for Research

Oregon Health & Science University
Rachel Dresbeck, Program Manager
Research Funding & Development Services



P

University of Pennsylvania
Josie Shaffer Rook, Assistant Vice Provost for Research

Pennsylvania State University
Eric Reinhard, Associate Director
Office of Foundation Relations

University of Pittsburgh
Jennifer Woodward, Associate Vice Provost
Office of Research

Princeton University
Jeffrey Friedland, Research and Project Administration Director

Purdue University
Sue Grimes, Assistant Director
Research Development Services



R

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Deborah Chesky, Senior Advancement Officer

University of Rhode Island
Karen Markin, Director of Research Development

Rice University
Margaret Tollefson Guerrero, Associate Director
Foundation Relations

University of Rochester
Emily Kellas, Assistant Director, Foundation Relations
Alumni and Advancement Center

The Rockefeller University
Frances Yee, Senior Manager, Program Development
Office of Sponsored Programs Administration

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Judith Epstein, Director, Grant and Foundation Development

Rush University Medical Center
Erica Burnett, Intellectual Property Assistant
Intellectual Property Department

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Linda G. Schulze, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Office of Academic Affairs



S

Saint Louis University
Sheila Lischwe, Director of the Office of Research Services

Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Jean A. Koczak, Senior Director, Grants Administration
Office of Grants Administration

The Sanford Branham Medical Research Institute
Kristiina Vuori, President
Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute

Scripps Research Institute
Jamie Williamson, Associate Dean

University of South Carolina
Richard White, SmartState Program Manager
Office of Research & Grant Development

University of South Florida
Connie Carr, Sponsored Research Administrator
Division of Research & Innovation, Office of Sponsored Research

University of Southern California
Silvia da Costa, Director of Faculty Research Relations
Office of Research

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
James R. Downing, President and CEO
Administration

Stanford University
Jeanne Heschele, Limited Submission Program Coordinator
Research Management Group

State University of New York at Buffalo
Kenneth M. Tramposch
Associate Vice President for Research

Stony Brook University
Deborah Mann Rodriguez, Proposal Development Specialist
Office of Proposal Development

Stowers Institute for Medical Research
David Chao, President

Syracuse University
Melissa Whipps, Director
Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations



T

Temple University
Rosemary C. Dillon, Director, Special Projects
Office of the Vice Provost for Research

University of Tennessee
Dr. Stacey S. Patterson, Associate Vice President for Research
Office of the Senior Vice President

Texas A&M University
Shelly Martin, Program Coordinator
Office of Research Development

Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center
Julie A. Bishop, Assistant Director
Office of Sponsored Projects

The University of Texas at Austin
Bob McGarrett, Program Administrator – Limited Submission & VPR-Administered Awards
Office of the Vice President for Research

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Michael Blackburn, Executive Vice President for Academic and Research Affairs
Office of the Executive Vice President for Research

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Chris G. Green, Director
Office of Sponsored Programs

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center-Houston
Robert C. Bast, Jr., Vice President for Translational Research

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Melodie Moore, Funding Specialist
Office of Research Services

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
David Russell, Vice Provost and Dean of Basic Science
Dean's Office

University of Texas, Arlington
Jeremy Forsberg, Director
Office of Research Administration

Thomas Jefferson University
Dana Marcus, Assistant Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
Office of Institutional Advancement

Tufts University
Ippolita Cantuti-Castelvetri, Senior Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Tulane University
Denise Lovrovich, Associate Director
Office of Research Administration



U

University of Utah
Whitney Reid, Program Coordinator
Office of the Vice President for Research



V

Van Andel Research Institute
Sara O'Neal, Sponsored Research Analyst III
Office of Sponsored Researsch

Vanderbilt University
Padma Raghavan, Vice Provost for Research

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Jennifer Pietenpol, Executive Vice President of Research
Office of Research

University of Vermont
Hilda Alajajian, Grant Resources Specialist/Limited Competition Coordinator
Office of Sponsored Project Administration

University of Virginia
Jeff Fox, Director, Research Development
Office of the Vice President for Research

Virginia Commonwealth University
Francis L. Macrina, Vice President for Research and Innovation
Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation



W

Wake Forest University
Stephen Bruce King, Associate Provost for Research

Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Rachel Williams
Biomedical Research Services & Administration

University of Washington
Matt Orefice, Manager of Special Projects
Office of Research

Washington State University
Chris Keane, Vice President for Research

Washington University
Jennifer K. Lodge, Vice Chancellor for Research, Associate Dean for Research

Wayne State University
Sarah James, Research Support Liaison
Office of the Vice President for Research

Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Sheri A. Farnum, Associate Director
Office of Sponsored Programs

University of Wisconsin
Nick Novak, Assistant Dean
Graduate School

The Wistar Institute
Anita Pepper, Vice President of Institutional Advancement
Department of Development and Marketing



Y

Yale University
Melanie Smith, Manager
Funding Resource Center