Participating Institutions

Current participating institutions with contact names are shown below in alphabetical order. If your institution is not listed below, they may appeal to become a part of the Program. A senior official from your institution who is responsible for limited submission awards may submit a letter for inclusion.

See the Competition page for further details about how to participate in our award program.

University of Alabama at Birmingham
Dr. Kent Keyser
Associate Vice President for Research Development and Internal Programs
Office of Research

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Anindita Mukherjee
Assistant Director
Office of Grant Support

University of Arizona
Kim Patten
Associate Director
Research Development Services

Arizona State University
Jenny Bickford
Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
ASU Foundation

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

Baylor College of Medicine
Sheila Quinn
Awards Administrator
Office of Research

Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason
Emily Deutsch
Director
Grants & Contracts Administration

Binghamton University
Kevin Boettcher
Research Development Specialist
Office of Strategic Research Initiatives

Boston College
Megan Welch
Director
Corporate & Foundation Relations

Boston University
Andrew Taylor
Associate Dean for Research

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

The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Danielle Kerins

Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Jacob Herman
Science Writer

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

Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Myriam Chuquin
Director, Grants and Contracts

University of California, Berkeley
Jessica Boydston
Program Manager
Funding Opportunities and Limited Submissions

University of California, Davis
Meg Sparling
Limited Submissions Coordinator

California Institute of Technology
Jennifer Lidar
Director
Foundation Relations

University of California, Irvine
Pramod Khargonekar
Vice Chancellor for Research

University of California, Los Angeles
Kathleen Sprunger
Funding Opportunities and Award Officer

University of California, Merce
Marjorie Zatz
Interim 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
Lynsey Fitzpatrick
Strategic Research Opportunities Analyst

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

University of California, Santa Barbara
Mara Napoli
Director of Research Development
Science and Engineering

University of California, Santa Cruz
Carol Schimke
Associate Director
Corporate and Foundation Relations

Carnegie Institution of Washington
Kristen Palumbo
Senior Manager of Institutional Giving

Carnegie Mellon University
Leah Picker
Assistant Director
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 Medical Center
Sarah Clift
Assistant Director Research Development
Office of Research

City of Hope
Jocelyn Ferguson
Senior Director
Foundation Relations

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

Clemson University
Kelly McSwain
Program Manager

Cleveland Clinic
Laura Buccini
Director
Office of Research Development

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Bruce Stillman
President/CEO

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

University of Colorado, Denver
Ryan Holland
Director
PreAward and Contracting Services

Colorado State University
Peter Hartman
Director of Foundation Relations
University Advancement

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
Carmel Lee
Director of Research Development
Office of Sponsored Programs

Dartmouth College
Katherine Norton
Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations

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

Drexel University
Bernadette McNulty
Executive Director
FCR

Emory University
Holly Sommers
Director
Pre-Award Grants Administration

University of Florida
Kelly Jacoby
Limited Submissions Coordinator
Office of Research Program Development

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

Florida State University
Carolyn Bradley
Proposal Development and Funding Specialist

Fox Chase Cancer Center
Maria Gill
Director
Office of Sponsored Research

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Shannon Lysen
Senior Director
Office of Sponsored Research

Georgetown University
George T. Kosar
Assistant Vice President
Institutional Partnerships

University of Georgia
Alex Aspley
Data Management Specialist II

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

Georgia State University
Christina McDaniel
Grants Manager
Office of Corporate & Foundation Relations

Gladstone Institutes
Julia Roudabush
Director, Grants and Contracts

Harvard University and Harvard School of Public Health
Brooke Pulitzer
Assistant Provost for Research

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

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

University of Illinois at Chicago
Maryfrances Miley
Associate Director
Research Development Services

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

Illinois Institute of Technology
Domenica Pappas
Assistant Vice Provost for Research
Office of Research

Indiana University
Christine M. Herring
Internal Grants Coordinator

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

The Jackson Laboratory
Jessica Indrigo
Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations
Research Program Development

The Johns Hopkins University
Lauren Ryan
Senior Development Coordinator, Foundation Relations

University of Kansas
Carol Burdsal
Director of Research

University of Kansas Medical Center
Mario Medina
Director
Sponsored Programs Administration

University of Kentucky
Kathy Grzech
Executive Director
Proposal Development Office

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

Lehigh University
Matthew E. Mattern
Senior Director of Nonprofit Engagement and Research Liaison
Office of Economic Engagement

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

University of Louisville
Will Metcalf
Executive Director of Research Development and Strategic Initiatives

Loyola University of Chicago
Stephanie Kimmel
Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Marine Biological Laboratory
Katharine Enos
Associate Director, Foundation and Corporate Relations

Marquette University
Dr. Jeanne M. Hossenlopp
Vice President for Research and Innovation

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
Joni Prasad
Office of Research Affairs

University of Massachusetts
Candyce Carragher
Senior Executive Associate to the Senior Vice President

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kalyana Pingali
Assistant Director of Research Development
Research Development

University of Massachusetts Medical School
Katherine Luzuriaga
Vice Provost
Clinical and Translational Research

Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience
Eion Ramcharan
Head
Sponsored Research

Mayo Clinic
Janice Grace
Director
Office of Sponsored Projects Administration

Medical College of Georgia (Augusta University)
Diego Vazquez
Senior Vice President
Sponsored Programs Administration

Medical College of Wisconsin
Ashleigh Sanchez
Business Operations Coordinator Sr
Department of Surgery

Medical University of South Carolina
Wanda Pierce
Associate Director
Office of Research Development

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Audrey McInerney
Senior Director
Corporate & Foundation Relations

University of Miami
John Bixby
Vice Provost for Research

University of Michigan Medical School
Paula Van Velden

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
Michael Oakes
Associate Vice President for Research

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

University of Missouri System
Ashley Berg
Administrative Consultant

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

Morgridge Institute for Research
Bill Swisher
Chief Development Officer

National Institutes of Health
Michael Gottesman
Deputy Director for Intramural Research

University of Nebraska
Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D.
Executive Vice President and Provost

University of New Hampshire
Michael Thompson
Research Development

University of New Mexico
Monica Fishel
Faculty Research Support Officer

New York University
Farooq Niazi
Director
Provostial Research Programs

University of North Carolina
Nathan Blouin
Office of Research Development

North Carolina State University
Emily Callihan
Research Planning Manager
Office of Research

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

University of Notre Dame
Thomas Scrace
Program Director
Foundation Relations

The Ohio State University Foundation
Kristina Markel
Director Foundation Relations

Ohio State University School of Medicine
Jeff Agnoli
Director
Education

University of Oklahoma
Ann West
Associate Vice President
Office of the Vice President for Research and Partnerships

University of Oregon
Vidusha Devasthali
Director of Foundation Relations

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

University of Pennsylvania
Josie Shaffer Rook
Assistant Vice Provost for Research

The Pennsylvania State University
Sophie Penney
Director
Foundation Relations

University of Pittsburgh
Jennifer Woodward
Associate Vice Provost
Office of Research

Princeton University
Elizabeth Adams
Director
Office of Research and Project Administration

Purdue University
Sue Grimes
Assistant Director
Research Development Services

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Cara A. Grassie
Senior Advancement Officer

University of Rhode Island
Karen Markin
Director of Research Development

Rice University
Ted Walker
Associate Director
Foundation Relations

University of Rochester
Emily Goodenough
Director
Foundation Relations

The Rockefeller University
Frances Yee
Senior Manager
Program Development

Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Judith Epstein
Director
Grant and Foundation Development

Rush University Medical Center
Jennifer Garcia
Director
Sponsored Programs Administration

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Angela Mullis
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs

Saint Louis University
Matthew Christian
Associate VP
Office of VP for Research

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

San Diego State University
Dr. John Crockett
Associate Vice President, Research Advancement

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute
Kristiina Vuori
President

Scripps Research Institute
Benjamin Cravatt
Professor and TSRI Awards Committee Chair

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

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

University of South Florida
Melody Spencer
Sponsored Research Administrator
Division of Research & Innovation

Stanford University
Kim Baeten
Interim Manager of Limited Submissions
Vice Provost and Dean of Research

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

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Rhoinda Stafford
Director
Grants & Sponsored Programs

Stony Brook University
Mandy Frantz
Research Development Specialist

Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado
Director and Chief Scientific Officer

Syracuse University
Nora Heaphy
Director, Foundation Relations
Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Temple University
Rosemary C. Dillon
Director
Special Projects

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

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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

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

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
Amy Hazen
Associate Director
Office of the Executive Vice President for Research

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Chris Green

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center-Houston
Robert Langley
Associate Director
Research Planning & Development

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Melodi Moore
Research Development Specialist

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Joan Conaway
Vice Provost and Dean of Basic Science
Dean’s Office

The University of Texas at Dallas
Dr. Joseph Pancrazio
Associate Director of Research Development
Office of the Provost

The University of Texas at San Antonio
Liana Ryan
Director
Faculty & Grant Development

Thomas Jefferson University
Adrea Cope
Development Associate
Corporate and Foundation Relations

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

Tulane University
Denise Lovrovich
Associate Director
Office of Research Administration

University of Utah
Daniel Hadley
Senior Director of Foundation Relations

Van Andel Research Institute
Jeff Richardson
Director of Sponsored Research

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
Jeralyn Haraldsen
Director, Research Development

University of Virginia
Matt Dooley
Limited Submissions Coordinator
Office of the Vice President for Research

Virginia Commonwealth University
John Ryan
Associate Vice President for Research Development

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Dr. Michael Friedlander
Vice President for Health Sciences and Technology

Wake Forest University
Keith Bonin
Associate Provost for Research and Scholarly Inquiry

Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Gregory Burke
Senior Associate Dean for Research

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

Washington State University
Chris Keane
Vice President for Research

Washington University School of Medicine
Jennifer K. Lodge
Vice President for Research

Wayne State University
Nicole Morris
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 – Madison
Nick Novak
Assistant Dean
Graduate School

The Wistar Institute
Dara Lieberson
Associate, Foundation Relations
Department of Development and Marketing

Yale University
Gina Della Porta
Associate Director of Research Development
Office of the Provost