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Research Administrator Forum

9:00 a.m.-11:00 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.


  1. Sponsored Projects Accounting Updates 
    Joe Gindhart, Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance & Sponsored Projects
    Sponsored Projects Accounting & Office of Sponsored Research Services
  2. Contingent Workers in Research
    Alan Fellers, Conflicts of Interest Programs
    Office of Research Integrity and Ethics
  3. Office of Sponsored Research Services Updates
    Teri Medley, Director of Grants
    Office of Sponsored Research Services
  4. IRB Fees
    Jeanne Velders, Executive Director
    Human Research Protection Office
  5. Research Security & Foreign Talent Programs 
    Jeneane Braden, Assistant Vice Chancellor
    Office of Research Integrity & Ethics
  6. International Research & International Travel 
    Sara Ender, Global Travel Safety Manager
    Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Administrative Officer
  7. Research Education & Information 
  8. STAR Certificates & Updates
    Cynthia McKenna, STAR Program Manager
    Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
  9. RMS 
    Travis Mossotti, Applications Lead
    Enterprise Applications Research Delivery
  10. RADAR
    Beth McClendon, Assistant Director Research Administration Services
    DOM – Business Office
  11. SUBS Update 
    Connie Motoki, Manager
    Office of Sponsored Research Services
  12. Research Development Office Updates and Upcoming Events
    Nicole Moore, Senior Director of Research Development
    Office of Research Development

In the event the Zoom reaches capacity, we will also be hosting this forum live on YouTube. A link will be posted in the RA Teams Network once available.

Visit the Research Administrator Forums page for additional information, including access to the archive of presentations and handouts. Handouts will be posted for June as they become available.

To suggest a speaker or topic of interest for future forums, please contact

Please contact Chelsea Elliott at