Services offered by the Research Office
Office of the Associate Dean for Research
Kersten has more than 15 years of experience in research and grant administration at the University of Minnesota. She currently supports researchers in developing proposals and formulating budgets, assists them in understanding of research compliance and administrative policy, and handles post-award administrative concerns.
Katie provides administrative support for research programs in the Office of Associate Dean for Research including internal funding programs and direct administrative support for the interim Associate Dean of Research.
If interested in scheduling a meeting with Dr. Molly McCue, please contact Katie.
Pre-Award Support Coordinator
Yorie brings 20 years of pre-award and training grant experience to the Office of the Associate Dean for Research. She will be ensuring pre-award specialists and faculty members have the tools needed to have an excellent pre-award experience for grant submissions. Yorie will also be available to support department administrators as a pre-award backup when needed.
Shannon joins us as our new Pre-Award specialist as of April 2019. She will be providing pre-award support for the college including but not limited to development of resources, maintenance of funding databases, and providing overflow support for the department Pre-Award specialists.
Assistance with grant submissions
- Grants management (budget review, administrative packaging, etc.)
- Grant review and editing
- The approval process and liaison with SPA
- Signature Program funding
- Small companion animal grants for residents
- Equipment grants
- Coordination of Rapid Response grants
Publicizing and responding to grant opportunities (e.g., USAID, USDA, NIH, etc.) and logistic/administrative support
Implementation of the Research Strategic Plan
- Signature Programs
- Research Culture
Coordination of Research Committee meetings and review of the committee's recommendations
Coordination of the CVM Research Seminar series and Caffeinated Conversations on Research