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  • Research & Innovation Office
    University of Colorado Boulder
    Regent Administrative Center, Rm. 330
    99 UCB
    Boulder, CO 80309-0020

  • Street Address:

  • University of Colorado Boulder
    Regent Administrative Center
    2055 Regent Drive, Rm. 330
    Boulder, CO 80309-0020

Staff

Mary Allen

Mary Allen

Responsible Conduct of Research Coordinator • Research Assistant Professor
Responsible Conduct of Research
Donna Axel

Donna Axel

Proposal Editor & Writing Coach (Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences)
Research Development
Ligia Batista

Ligia Batista Silverman

Research Development Funding Coordinator
Research Development • Research & Innovation Office Administration
Ann Bennan

Ann Bennan

Regulatory Compliance Associate
Office of Research Integrity (Compliance) • Controlled Substances • Responsible Conduct of Research
Victor Bright

Victor Bright

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation • Federal Labs Relations and Internal Competitions
Research & Innovation Office Administration • Research Development
Diane Carillo

Diane Carillo

Proposal Writer
Research Development
Emily CoBabe-Ammann

Emily CoBabe-Ammann

Director, Strategic Projects
Grand Challenge • Research & Innovation Office Administration
Colin Daniels

Colin Daniels

Global Entrepreneur in Residence
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Claire Dunne

Claire Dunne

IRB Director
Office of Research Integrity (Compliance) • Human Research & IRB
Terri Fiez

Terri Fiez

Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation
Research & Innovation Office Administration
Colisse Franklin

Colisse Franklin

Senior Executive Aide to the Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation
Research & Innovation Office Administration
Fax: 303-492-5777
Douglas Cameron

Douglas Grafel

IRB Panel 1 Review Coordinator
Office of Research Integrity (Compliance) • Human Research & IRB
Melanie Green

Melanie Green

Executive Assistant, Office of Conflict of Interest and Commitment
Conflicts of Interest & Commitment
Caroline Grinnell

Caroline Grinnell

Events Coordinator
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Chris Gustavson

Chris Gustavson

Director
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Sara Hashway

Sara Hashway

Director, Office of Animal Resources • Institutional Veterinarian
Office of Animal Resources
Erika Herreria

Erika Herreria

Budget and Financial Manager
Research & Innovation Office Administration
Eric Horner

Eric Horner

Assistant Dean for Advancement
Research & Innovation Office
Rebecca Hyvonen

Rebecca Hyvonen

IRB Program Assistant
Human Research & IRB
Sara Jennings

Sara Jennings

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program Manager
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Althea Lantron

Althea Lantron

IACUC Director
Office of Research Integrity (Compliance) • IACUC
Allison Miller

Allison Miller

Senior Marketing & Communications Specialist
Research & Innovation Office Administration
Linda Morris

Linda Morris

Research Regulatory Advisor • Export Compliance Administrator
Office of Research Integrity (Compliance) • Export Controls
Chris Muldrow

Chris Muldrow

Interim Director
Office of Industry Collaboration • AeroSpace Ventures
Chris Muldrow is an experienced leader skilled in strategic and business development, and anchored by a broad technical background. After spending several years as … no kidding … a rocket scientist, Chris found his true passion in delivering superior value to customers in business development roles. He then "returned home" to the University of Colorado Boulder as part of the Office of Industry Collaboration, building mutually-beneficial partnerships between industry and...
James Olson

James Olson

Executive Director, National Security Research
Research & Innovation Office Administration
Julie Poppen

Julie Poppen

Interim Director of Media Relations & News Services • University Media Relations Contact, Animal Care Program
Office of Animal Resources
Mikhaila Redovian

Mikhaila Redovian

Research Development Officer
Research Development
Bryn Rees

Brynmor Rees

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation
Venture Partners at CU Boulder
Ryan Reeves

Ryan Reeves

Senior Research Development Coordinator
Research Development • Research & Innovation Office Administration • Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Karen Regan

Karen Regan

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation
Research & Innovation Office Administration • Research Development • Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Betsy Remnant

Betsy Remnant

Executive Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation
Research & Innovation Office Administration
Mark Rentschler

Mark Rentschler

Faculty Director • Faculty Innovation Ambassador
Mechanical Engineering • Research & Innovation Office
Before joining the faculty at CU, Mark spent two years at a start-up commercializing in vivo surgical robotics with Virtual Incision. He is currently working to commercialize several medical device projects in his lab.
Jon Reuter

Jon Reuter

Assistant Vice Chancellor of Research Integrity & Compliance
Office of Research Integrity (Compliance) • Controlled Substances • Export Controls • Human Research & IRB • Responsible Conduct of Research • IACUC
Mallory Richardson

Mallory Richardson

Marketing & Communications Specialist
Innovation & Entrepreneurship • Venture Partners at CU Boulder
Pam Rosse

Pamela Ann Rosse

Compliance Director
Conflicts of Interest & Commitment
Kirsten Rowell

Kirsten Rowell

Research Leadership Program Director
Research & Innovation Office Administration
In addition to serving as Program Director for the RIO Faculty Fellows program, Kirsten is the Director of the Global Sustainability Scholars program in the Sustainability Innovation Lab at Colorado (SILC) .
Thomas Sawicki

Thomas Sawicki

Quality Assurance and Audit Specialist
Office of Research Integrity (Compliance)
Bobby Schnabel

Bobby Schnabel

Faculty Director • Campus Thought Leader in Computing
Research & Innovation Office Administration
Pam Tazik

Pam Tazik

Deputy Director
Office of Contracts & Grants
Nancy Tway

Nancy Tway

Senior Budget, Finance, HR and Faculty Affairs Liaison for the Institutes
Research & Innovation Office Administration
Denitta Ward

Denitta Ward

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research & Innovation • Director, Office of Contracts & Grants
Office of Contracts & Grants
Misty White

Misty White

IRB Panel Review Coordinator
Office of Research Integrity (Compliance) • Human Research & IRB
Chris Yankee

Chris Yankee

Director, Research Communications
Research & Innovation Office Administration

RIO Units

OAR

Office of Animal Resources

The Office of Animal Resources (OAR) is a service center responsible for providing high-quality animal care, veterinary care, and support for the research and teaching missions of CU Boulder.
Funding & Awards

Funding & Awards

CU Boulder expands research capacity by encouraging cross-campus and interdisciplinary collaborations, facilitating competition for large, collaborative grants, and providing support in proposal development, writing and budgeting.
Grand Challenge

Grand Challenge

"Our Space. Our Future." fuses CU Boulder's unique strengths in earth, space and social sciences with new technologies and partners to address the pace and pattern of changes for our environment, our resources and our planet.
Conflicts of Interest and Commitment

Conflicts of Interest and Commitment

CU Boulder's Conflicts of Interest and Commitment (COIC) department helps protect employees, students, departments, and the University as a whole from adverse outcomes resulting from potential conflicts of interest related to scholarship and research.
Office of Contracts & Grants

Office of Contracts & Grants

The Office of Contracts & Grants (OCG) works in partnership with CU Boulder's faculty and staff to prepare and submit proposals, including budgets, for external research funding. Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs) and Confidentiality Agreements (CDAs) are also managed by OCG.
Export Controls

Export Controls

Working with foreign national collaborators, institutions, or students may fall under the purview of various federal export control laws. In general, these regulations involve military technology, “dual-use” technologies, as well as nearly any kind of financial transactions with certain embargoed countries or individuals.
Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative

Innovation & Entrepreneurship

This campus-wide Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) initiative leverages extensive curricular and experiential learning, one of the world's most vibrant and collaborative startup ecosystems, and an intentional culture of innovation to foster an environment for high-impact entrepreneurship.
OIC

Office of Industry Collaboration

The Office of Industry Collaboration (OIC) was formed in July 2013 to enhance the connection between CU Boulder and local, state, national, and international industry and business partners. The office is intended to be the identifiable entry point into CU Boulder for potential partners.
Human Research & IRB

Human Research & IRB

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is responsible for the review of all human subject research when conducted by the university's faculty, staff, students, or other affiliates and agents. The IRB’s mission is to protect the rights and welfare of subjects involved in human research at CU Boulder.
Venture Partners

Venture Partners

Set in the heart of our university’s bold, innovative community of scholars and learners, Venture Partners brings CU Boulder’s world-class researchers together with the business, startup and entrepreneurial communities to translate groundbreaking solutions into economic and social impact. Venture Partners offers transparent, flexible intellectual property management services and connects researchers with a variety of commercialization programs in the university and community.
OPA

Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

The mission of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) is to enhance and support postdoctoral training and career development, help build a sense of community among postdocs, and serve as a resource to campus and affiliated National Labs.
RCR

Responsible Conduct of Research

CU Boulder is committed to the core principle of performing original research and providing scientific training using the highest standards and best practices of ethics and the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)—the practice of scientific investigation with integrity”, as defined by the National Institutes of Health.
ORI

Office of Research Integrity (Compliance)

The Office of Research Integrity (ORI) is committed to upholding CU Boulder’s scientific and ethical integrity as well as academic excellence in all research activities with which our students, faculty and staff are associated.
IACUC

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

The primary function of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is to ensure that all state and federal regulations regarding the humane care and use of animals in research and teaching are strictly followed at the University of Colorado Boulder.
AeroSpace Ventures

AeroSpace Ventures

The CU Boulder AeroSpace Ventures (ASV) initiative creates a collaborative environment in which CU Boulder's aerospace engineering and earth and space science faculty, students, and industrial researchers work together to solve complex problems that lead to new discoveries and innovations.