Internal Selections Review Committee

Catherine Determan

Funding Resource Coordinator

All review committees are convened by the Vice Chancellor for Research. Below you will find a list of the points of contact or appointed committees responsible for recommending selecting internal candidates for limited submission programs to the Vice Chancellor for Research. Questions about the committees or review schedules may be directed to Catherine Determan, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

Review Schedules​

The current list of all committees and points of contact convened by the VCR for internal selections, and the review schedules, may be requested by emailing Catherine Determan (​). As new programs are announced, changed, or eliminated by sponsors, this schedule will be updated. Please be sure to check for the latest version of this timetable. A list of all OPEN Federal Limited Competitions is available here. A list of all OPEN Private Limited Competitions is available here​. (Login in with WUSTL Key to view federal and private competitions.)

Review Committees

New Investigator Awards

  • Susan D​utcher (Searle Scholar 1984; Department of Genetics), Co-Chair
  • Elizabeth Haswell (HHMI-Simons Faculty Scholar; Department of Biology), Co-Chair
  • Gautam Dantas (Mallinckrodt Scholar 2014; Dept. of Pathology & Immunology, BME, and Molecular Microbiology)
  • Kathy Flores (NSF CAREER 2005; Department of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science)
  • Sophia Hayes (Sloan Research Fellow 2007; Department of Chemistry)
  • Dan Moran (Department of Biomedical Engineering)
  • Audrey Odom John (Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award 2010, Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar 2013; Department of Pediatrics)
  • Christina Stallings (Arnold & Mabel Beckman Young Investigator Award 2013; Department of Molecular Microbiology)
  • Thad Stappenbeck (Pew Scholar 2005; Department of Pathology and Immunology, Division of Immunobiology)
  • Paul Taghert (Sloan Fellowship 1985; Department of Neuroscience)
  • Jason Weber (Pew Scholar 2002; Department of Medicine, Division of Medical Oncology)
  • Andrew Yoo (Mallinckrodt New Investigator and Mallinckrodt Scholar; Department of Developmental Biology)

**Ad hoc committee members from additional disciplinary areas may be added, as appropriate.

Instrumentation Committee

  • Patrick Crowley (NSF MRI Recipient 2005 (Co-PI) and 2012 (PI); Department of Computer Science and Engineering)
  • Sophia Hayes (NSF MRI Recipient 2009 (PI), 2012 (PI) and 2014 (co-PI); Department of Chemistry)
  • Brad Jolliff (Department of Earth and Planetary)
  • Phil Osdoby (Department of Biology)
  • Lan Yang (Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering)

The VCR partners with the following groups to assist with the adjudication process, as needed:

Siteman Cancer Center Review Committee
Chaired by the SIP Chairs

ICTS Funding Program Committee
Co-Directors: Bradley A. Evanoff, MD, MPH & Christina A. Gurnett, MD, PhD

B​radley A. Evanoff, MD, MPH
Assistant Dean for Clinical and Translational Research
Director, Division of General Medical Sciences
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine

Christina A. Gurnett, MD, PhD
Department of Neurology
Division of Pediatric Neurology

Institute for Public Health 
Chair, William G. Powderly, MD
Director, Institute for Public Health
J. William Campbell Professor of Medicine
Co-Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Division of Biology and Biomedical Sciences
Chair, Robyn Klein, MD, PhD
Vice Provost, Associate Dean for Graduate Education
Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases