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Research Administrator Forum

9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Specifically for department administrators, this forum features presentations and updates by various research administration and compliance offices at WashU, disseminating important information regarding research-related regulations, policies and programs.

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The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants the day before the forum.

Because we are meeting virtually, there will be one forum for both campuses.


  1. EH&S: Biological Waste Increase, Lab Safety Training, and Chem Inventory
    Angela Dartt, PhD, CIH, Director for the Office of Chemical Safety
    Environmental Health and Safety
  2. Pre-Submission Single IRB Requests
    Carissa Minder, Associate Director
    Human Research Protection Office
  3. Workday Updates
    Susan Grasso, Business Analyst Lead – Grants, Endowments & Gifts
    Workday Support Team
  4. Sponsored Projects Accounting Updates
    Joe Gindhart, Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance & Sponsored Projects
    Sponsored Projects Accounting & Office of Sponsored Research Service
  5. Office of Sponsored Research Services & Research Management System Updates
    Teri Medley, Director of Grants
    Office of Sponsored Research Services
  6. Small Business Subcontracting Plans and SUBS Update
    Connie Motoki, Grants Manager
    Office of Sponsored Research Services
  7. STAR Certificates & Updates
    Cynthia McKenna, STAR Program Manager
    Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
  8. Researcher Forum
    Iris Dickhoff-Peper, Director, Research Education & Information
    Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
  9. SPIN & Internal Selections
    Catherine Determan, Funding Resource Coordinator
    Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research