Professional Development

Research Development Services in the Division of Research offers multiple types of professional development opportunities including seminars, workshops, and presentations (hour, half day, full day). We also offer NIH, NSF and NSF CAREER proposal writing/feedback groups facilitated by RDS staff or an external consultant. Topics can be designed for a department's or college’s specific needs.

Professional Development Opportunities


Junior Faculty

Junior Faculty Proposal Writing Academy  
, Ph.D., Senior Research Development Officer 
Laurie Garton, Ph.D., Senior Research Development Officer (TEES)

In partnership with the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) this eight-month professional development series includes:


National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Christina Papke, Ph.D., Research Development Officer

*With GWSW consultant.   


National Science Foundation (NSF)

t, Ph.D., Senior Research Development Officer

*With GWSW consultant.


Texas A&M Internal Research Seed Grant Programs

, Ph.D., Senior Research Development Officer

Texas A&M International Research Grant Programs

Monica Bruno Holder, M.S., International Programs Coordinator

General Grantsmanship

, Ph.D., Senior Research Development Officer

Other Agencies

Jorja Kimball, Ph.D., Regents Fellow and Executive Director

General Inquiries

, Senior Administrative Coordinator