Participating Institutions

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

If you do not see your institution in this list, a senior official from your institution who is responsible for outside awards may appeal for inclusion by sending a letter addressed to the "Searle Scholars Scientific Advisory Board." The letter should contain an overview of the Institution's biomedical and chemistry research departments, any significant plans for expansion, and contact information for appeal response. Letters of appeal for consideration in the 2015 competition must be submitted by February 3, 2014. Institutions will be notified by mid to late March of a decision.

A

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

Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Juanita DeCuffa, AECOM Awards Committee Secretary

University of Arizona
Leslie Tolbert, Vice President for Research

Arizona State University
Vicki Svoboda, Associate Director
Corporate and Foundation Relations
Office of Foundation Relations



B

Baylor College of Medicine
Hannah Marie Meddaugh
Office of Research

Boston Biomedical Research Institute
Charles Emerson, Jr., Director

Boston College
Kathy Kuy, Director
Corporate & Foundation Relations

Boston University
Andrei Ruckenstein
Office of the Provost

Brandeis University
Theresa Ocran, Senior Department Coordinator
Corporate & Foundation Relations

Brown University
Margaret Manning
Research Opportunities Coordinator

Buck Institute for Research on Aging
Lisa Palma
Sponsored Programs Manager



C

California Institute of Technology
Rhonda Hillbery, Assistant Director, Foundation Relations
Foundation Relations

University of California, Berkeley
Jackie Jones
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

University of California, Davis
Kassie Obelleiro, Limited Submissions Program Coordinator
Office of Research

University of California, Irvine
John C. Hemminger, 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
Dr. Michael Pazzani, Vice Chancellor for Research and Economic Development
Office of Research

University of California, San Diego
Don Cleveland, Professor and Chair
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

University of California, San Francisco
Gail Fisher, Limited Sumbissions Program Coordinator
Research Development Office

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

University of California, Santa Cruz
Lynne Stoops, Executive Director of Development
University Relations

Carnegie Institution of Washington
Dr. Allan Spradling, Director
Department of Embryology

Carnegie Mellon University
Lauren Ward, Director
Foundation Relations

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

The University of Chicago
Jennie Myers, Assistant Director of Foundation Relations

University of Cincinnati
Debbie Lueders, Program Manager
Office of Research

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

Clemson University
Doris R. Helms, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Dr. Stanley L. Hazen, Vice Chair, Translational Research
Lerner Research Institute

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Bruce Stillman, President

University of Colorado
Joan Eaton, Proposal Analyst
Office of Contracts & Grants Administration

Colorado State University
Claudia Babcock, Office Coordinator
Sponsored Programs

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

University of Connecticut
Larisa Zagorski, Program Administrator
Office of the Vice Provost for Research & Graduate Education

Cornell University
Ms. Elaine E. LaRocque,
Office of Sponsored Programs



D

Dartmouth College
Martin Wybourne, Vice Provost for Research

University of Delaware
Patrick T. Harker, President

Drexel University
Kairi D. Williams, Director, Strategy & Faculty Support
Office of Research

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
Sobha Jaishankar, Assistant Vice President for Research

Florida Atlantic University
Camille E. Coley, JD, Assistant Vice President for Research
Division of Research

Florida State University
Holly Newell, Director
Research Foundation

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
Ms. Mary E. Schmiedel, Director
Office of Sponsored Programs

University of Georgia
Lynda Abernathy, Administrative Associate I
Office of the Vice President for Research

Georgia Institute of Technology
James Godard, Administrative Director
Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience



H

Harvard University
Kenneth Carson, Assistant Provost for Research
Office of Sponsored Programs

Harvard University Medical School
Sara Kiarsis
Office of Clinical and Academic Affairs



I

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
Dr. Howard R. Guenther, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research

Illinois Institute of Technology
Dr. Susan Sitton, Associate Dean

Indiana University
Donna Carter, Limited Submissions
Office of the Vice Provost for Research

University of Iowa
Cheryl Ridgeway, Program Associate, Office of the VP for Research
Office of Research Development

Iowa State University
Dorothy Pimlott, Grants & Communication Coordinator
Office of Vice President for Research & Economic Development



J

The Johns Hopkins University
Michael Alexander, Security Compliance Officer



K

University of Kansas
Barbara Earl, Manager, Proposal Services

University of Kansas Medical Center
Mei-Shya Chen, Director
Sponsored Programs Administration

University of Kentucky
Dr. Margot D. McCullers, Director
Proposal Development Office



L

La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology
Mitchell Kronenberg, President & Scientific Director

Lehigh University
Pamela Sapienza, Research Program Development Officer

Louisiana State University
Mathew R. Lee, Associate Vice Chancellor
Office of Research and Economic Development

University of Louisville
Mr. William Pierce, Executive Vice President for Research

Loyola University of Chicago
Richard Kennedy, Senior Associate Dean for Research



M

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

University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Patrice McDermott, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Office of the Provost

University of Maryland, College Park
Anne Geronimo, Director, Research Development
Division of Research

University of Maryland, Medical School
Ms. Patricia A. Maloney, Executive Coordinator for the President
Office of the President

University of Massachusetts
Robert L. Caret, President

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Debra Martin, Programs Manager
Office of the Vice President for Research

University of Massachusetts Medical School
John Sullivan, Vice Chancellor for Research

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

Medical College of Georgia
Shirley Schulte, Administrative Assistant III to the Vice President for Research
Office of Vice President of Research

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

Medical University of South Carolina
Dr. Joann F. Sullivan, Director
Office of Research Development

University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Neil Grant, Director, Special Projects
Office of the Vice President of Research

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Audrey McInerney, Director, Institutional Giving
Development Department

University of Miami
John Bixby, Vice Provost for Research

University of Michigan
Camille Mrozowski
Medical School Office of Research

Michigan State University
Estelle McGroarty, Associate Vice President for Research & Grad Studies
Office of the Vice President for Research and Grraduate Studies

University of Minnesota
Frances Lawrenz, Associate Vice President for Research

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

University of Missouri System
Ms. Ashley Wilson
Funding Programs Assistant

Montana State University
Sandy Sward, Director, Sponsored Programs

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Sandra Masur, Associate Dean for Faculty Development



N

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

University of Nebraska
Linda Ray Pratt, 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
Jacqueline Resnick, Director
Office of Research Development

North Carolina State University
Carol Linelle Ashcraft, Manager, Research Funding Opportunities
Research Development Office

Northwestern University
Sarah J. Fodor, Director 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
Cindy Clark, Administrative Assistant
Center for Research Program Development and Enrichment

University of Oregon
Moira Kiltie
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
Lesley Moore, Administrative Coordinator
Office of the Vice President for Research

University of Pittsburgh
Allen A. DiPalma, Director, Office of Research
Office of Research

Princeton University
Jeffrey Friedland, Research and Project Administration Director

Purdue University
H. Christine King, Director
Research Development Services



R

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Cathy Fogarty, Advancement Officer

University of Rhode Island
Karen Markin, Director of Research Development

Rice University
Katie Carpenter, Associate Director of Foundation Relations

University of Rochester
Paul Spengler, Director of Foundation Relations
Alumni and Advancement Center

The Rockefeller University
Frances Yee, Coordinator of Research Programs
Sponsored Research and Program Development

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 Schulze, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Office of Academic Affairs



S

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

The Salk Institute
Ms. Jean A. Koczak, Grants Administrator

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

Scripps Research Institute
Jamie Williamson, Associate Dean

University of South Carolina
Richard White, Technical Writer

University of South Florida
Jaime Davis, Sponsored Research Administrator
USF Division of Sponsored Research

University of Southern California
Dr. Randolph Hall, Vice President of Research
Office of Research

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Jatasha Haralson, Grant and Contract Analyst
Grants and Contracts Administration

Stanford University
Elizabeth Lasensky, Administrator
Office of the Dean of Research

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

State University of New York at Stony Brook
Mr. Benjamin Hsiao
Vice President for Research

Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Dr. David Chao, President

Syracuse University
Melissa Whipps, Assistant Director of Foundation Relations



T

Temple University
Robert Gage, Director of Sponsored Research Programs
Office of Research and Strategic Initiatives

University of Tennessee
Fred D. Tompkins, Ph.D., Associate Vice President for
Research & Economic Development

Texas A&M University
Libby Pasciak, Administrative Coordinator
Office of Research Development

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

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Jane A. Youngers, Assistant Vice President for Research & Sponsored Programs

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

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Ms. Linda Crumpler, Science Writer/Editor
Research Services/Office of Research Education

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dr. Perrie M. Adams, Associate Dean for Research

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

University of Texas, Austin
Courtney Frazier Swaney, Assistant Director and Limited Submissions Coordinator
Office of Sponsored Projects

University of Texas, Houston
George Stancel, Executive Vice President for Academic and Research Affairs
Office of the Executive Vice President for Research

Thomas Jefferson University
Jessica Mawhirt, Development Associate
Jefferson Foundation

Tufts University
Zoya Hamilton, Senior Associate Director
Department of Research Administration

Tulane University
Denise Lovrovich, Associate Director
Office of Research Administration



U

University of Utah
Melissa Johanson, Executive Secretary
Office of the Vice President for Research



V

Van Andel Research Institute
David Ross, Associate Director
Office of Grants and Contracts

Vanderbilt University
Vivian Carmichael, Executive Director of Foundation Relations
Office of Development and Alumni Relations

University of Vermont
Ruth Farrell, Associate Vice President for Research Administration
Office of Sponsored Programs

University of Virginia
Jeffrey Plank, Associate VP for Research & Graduate Studies

Virginia Commonwealth University
Ann Nichols-Casebolt, Assistant Vice President for Research Development
Office of the Vice President for Research



W

Wake Forest University
Dr. Stephen Bruce King, Associate Provost for Research

Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Kari Tetrault
Department of Research

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

Washington State University
Dr. Nancy Magnuson, Interim Vice President for Research

Washington University
Evan Kharasch, Vice Chancellor 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
Heather Daniels, Sr. Administrative Program Specialist
Graduate School Administration

The Wistar Institute
Gail Hauptfuhrer, Senior Foundations & Corporate Relations Officer



Y

Yale University
Melanie Smith, Manager
Funding Resource Center