Services offered by the Research Office
Office of the Associate Dean for Research
Associate Dean for Research
Srirama is the Associate Dean for Research. He is also a researcher and faculty member in the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences and in the Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.
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.
Research Program Specialist
Jessica supports pre-award grant administration, manages CVM internal grant review processes, and works extensively with the Research Committee.
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