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

  • 2017-18  - Click here to see a current list of upcoming events in chronological order.

Junior Faculty

Junior Faculty Proposal Writing Academy  NEW!
, 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)

John Ivy, Ph.D., Senior Research Development Officer
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

Shannon Prescott, Senior Administrative Coordinator