Team Research Forum: Federal Funding Update

Team Research Forum: Federal Funding Update

Join the Office of Research on Friday, April 12th at 10:30am for a conversation with Phil Harman from the UC Office of Federal Government Relations and Brandon Minto from the UC Davis Government and Community Relations. Get the inside scoop on changes to where federal money will flow and how to maximize chances for funding your research program.

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phillip harmanPhillip Harman
Director of Research
Federal Governmental Relations
University of California, Office of the President

Phillip Harman has been with Federal Governmental Relations at UCOP since 2018. He has had a long career in government relations having represented companies, associations and non-profits before the federal government relating to issues of biotechnology, homeland security, defense, education, energy, information technology and telecommunications.


brandon minto

Brandon Minto
Federal Government Relations Director
Government and Community Relations
Office of the Chancellor, UC Davis

In his role with Federal Government Relations at UC Davis, Brandon Minto serves as the chief advocate, representative and spokesperson for the University on all federal matters. He is responsible for building understanding, awareness and support of UC Davis with those in the federal government, while also developing and promoting opportunities to raise the profile of UC Davis and its leadership, faculty, students and staff among federal decision-makers.