Sheryl is the director and editorial coordinator of the IRS unit. She has a PhD in Ecology and Evolution and is responsible for coordinating the activities of all team members – including faculty and staff – during proposal development. She edits technical writing or writing about specialized subjects and is able to critically review many scientific elements of the proposal.
Phone: (530) 754-7725
Alyssa, the unit’s financial analyst, is a Certified Research Administrator with 10 years of university budget experience, knowledge of the requirements of the Sponsored Programs Office and most sponsoring agencies, and a keen understanding of an investigator’s need for budget flexibility.
Phone: (530) 754-7827
Demet Candas Green
Demet is an editorial coordinator. Working with proposal development teams (faculty and IRS staff), she organizes the editorial tasks for proposals. She prepares checklists, production timelines, and templates of standard proposal components. She critically reviews and edits technical and scientific content of proposals. She has a PhD in biochemistry and molecular biology, and trained as a post-doctoral scholar at the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center before she joined the IRS team.
Phone: (530) 754-7788
Bridget is a research development analyst. She identifies funding opportunities and develops training materials and resources to assist faculty and staff in proposal preparation. She also coordinates activities of large-scale proposal development. Bridget has an MS in Aquatic Sciences and specializes in project management.
Phone: (530) 754-0188
Meg, the funding opportunities coordinator, identifies funding opportunities that are relevant to UC Davis researchers, and shares them through weekly funding announcements. She coordinates the internal selection process for funding opportunities that impose campus limits on applications. Meg also provides assistance to researchers in developing proposals, and works with administrative units to coordinate interdisciplinary research teams and align them with funding resources. She has a PhD in English from UC Davis.
Phone: (530) 754-7738
Sean is the training grants analyst & coordinator. He works with faculty and staff on training grant applications and renewals, gathering data, filling in tables, creating timelines, providing templates and coordinating effort. He splits his time between the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, where he is part of the Analysis and Policy unit. Sean has an MS in Math from the University of Utah and a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of North Texas.
Phone: (530) 752-2610
Erin has over 10 years of experience as a copy editor. In her role as senior editor with the IRS unit, she reviews project narratives with an eye to flow of logic, language usage, grammar and punctuation. Her edits are dual-purpose, aimed at creating consistency across all proposal components and helping each writer express their ideas clearly and concisely.
Phone: (530) 754-7828
Rachel is the research development coordinator. She provides essential services to support the activities and programmatic needs of the IRS team in its mission to support UC Davis researchers in the development of grant and contract proposals for extramural funding.
Phone: (530) 752-9196