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
Dr. Dhanonjoy Saha, Director
Office of Grant Support

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

Arizona State University
Vicki Svoboda, Director
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



B

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

Boston College
Kathy Kuy, Director
Corporate & Foundation Relations

Boston University
Dr. 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
Kassie Obelleiro, Limited Submissions Program Coordinator
Office of Research

University of California, Irvine
James W Hicks, Interim 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 and Economic Development

University of California, San Diego
Deborah Karpman, Strategic Research Opportunities Sr Analyst
Office of Research Affairs

University of California, San Francisco
Sarah Nelson, Program Coordinator
Research Development Office

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

University of California, Santa Cruz
Lynne Stoops, Executive Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Carnegie Institution of Washington
Dr. 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
Ronald A. Thisted, Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

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

Clemson University
Devon Stein, Director of Foundation Relations

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

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Bruce Stillman, President/CEO

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

Colorado State University
Claudia Babcock, Office Coordinator
Sponsored Programs

Columbia University
Gregory Culler, Associate Director for Research Initiatives
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
Kristen Rhodes, Administrative Assistant
Office of the Provost

University of Delaware
Charles G. Riordan, Ph.D.
Deputy Provost for Research and Scholarship

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
Ms. Camille Coley, Sr. 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, Limited Submissions
Office of the Vice President for Research

Georgia Institute of Technology
Karen Ethier, Administrative Director
Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience



H

Harvard University
Elizabeth Langdon-Gray
Office of Sponsored Programs

Harvard University Medical School
Gabriella Yengbeh, Project 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 Proposal Development

Illinois Institute of Technology
Ms. 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
Dr. Edison Liu, President and Chief Executive Officer

The Johns Hopkins University
Brittany McMahon, Program Coordinator
Foundation Relations



K

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

University of Kansas Medical Center
Deborah Maloney, 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 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
Mr. William Pierce, Executive Vice President for Research

Loyola University of Chicago
Peter De Tombe, Vice Dean for Research
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
Tara Burke, Director, Research Development Resources
Division of Research

University of Maryland, Medical School
Ms. Cathleen Boyle, Reporting & Compliance Analyst
Office of Research Affairs

University of Massachusetts
Martin T. Meehan, President

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Debra Martin, Programs Manager
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 Georgia/Georgia Regents University
Sarah J. White, Associate Vice President for Research Administration

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

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
Frances Lawrenz, Associate Vice President for Research

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

University of Missouri System
Ashley Berg, Funding Programs Coordinator
Office of Academic Affairs, Research & Economic Development

Monell Chemical Senses Center
Dr. 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
Dr. 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
Sohini Sengupta, Research Coordinator
Center for Faculty Excellence

North Carolina State University
Bonnie Aldridge, 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
Moira Kiltie, Associate Vice President and Chief of Staff
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, 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, 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 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

The Salk Institute
Ms. Jean A. Koczak, Senior Director, Grants Administration
Office of Grants Administration

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, 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
Dr. Kenneth M. Tramposch
Associate Vice President for Research

Stony Brook University
Kathryne Piazzola, Research Advancement Specialist
Office of the 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
Rosemary C. Dillon, Director, Special Projects
Office of the Vice Provost for Research

University of Tennessee
Fred D. Tompkins, Ph.D., Director
Office of Oak Ridge Operations

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 Health Science Center at Houston
George Stancel, 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
Dr. Robert C. Bast, Jr., Vice President for Translational Research

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

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, Associate Director and Limited Submissions Coordinator
Office of Sponsored Projects

Thomas Jefferson University
Dana Marcus, Administrative Assistant, Corporate & 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
David Ross, Director of Sponsored Research/Grants and Contracts
Office of Sponsored Research/Grants and Contracts

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
Jennifer Gagnon, Associate Vice President for Research Administration
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
Paula Means, Assistant Dean for Research
Department of Research

University of Washington
Mr. 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