Grant Coach Office Hour
Have a question about your grant proposal? Meet one-on-one with our trained Grant Coaches to answer questions, find resources, obtain advice or evaluate draft documents. Grant Coach Office Hours are generally limited to 2 hours per trainee per year.
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Meghan Halley, PhD, MPH – Meghan is a medical anthropologist and health services researcher. Her work examines medical decision-making and patient and family engagement in the context of complex illness. She also can review and mentor students and postdocs on proposals involving epidemiology and clinical research methods.
Jennifer Kong, PhD – Jenn is a fourth year Biochemistry postdoc and previous Proposal Bootcamp participant. Her interests in science are very broad, ranging from neuroecology and plankton biology to signal transduction in the context of development and disease. As a postdoc Dr. Kong has applied to a whopping 18 grants and, after much failure, recently received a K99.
Claudia Vasquez, PhD – Claudia is a post-doc in Alex Dunn’s lab where she studies the physical mechanisms that organize cell-cell junctions and three-dimensional tissue structures. She took the Proposal Bootcamp class in 2016 and was awarded an NRSA F32 fellowship from NIGMS. She’s been a Grant Coach since 2018 and has advised graduate students and postdocs on all types of proposals, including NSF and NIH proposals.
Jennifer Wilson, PhD – Jen has been a communication coach since graduate school. Her training is in biological engineering, but she has worked at the FDA, and completed multiplied industry internships. Her research focuses on using computational network methods to better understand and anticipate undesirable drug side effects. She has experience coaching students on personal statements, graduate and postdoctoral fellowships, scientific talks, scientific papers, and job-application materials.