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Research Funding Opportunities

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Research Staff
Point of Contact

Brian Kloeppel
Brian Kloeppel - Dean and Chief Research Officer
(828) 227-3174
  • Serves as the institution's Authorized Organizational Representative. Responsible for internal approval of and contract execution of externally funded research.
  • Supports the faculty research agenda by strengthening existing initiatives with external agencies, partners and agencies, while seeking opportunities to expand into new multidisciplinary fields.
  • Promotes research activities across the University's academic units and among faculty and students

 Andrea Moshier
Andrea Moshier - Director of Sponsored Research
(828) 227-2577
                • Responsible for administration and regulatory compliance within the Graduate School & Research
                • Proposal development
                • Contract negotiation 
                • Subaward development



Alison Krauss          Alison Krauss - Proposal Development Specialist

          (828) 227-2575

                • Proposal development
                • Assisting faculty with preparing proposals for submission; RAMSeS entry
                • Internal processing of awards; coordinates new award meetings
                • Workshop and training development and delivery
                • Special initiatives such as Provost's Internal Research Support Grants        



     Photo Not AvailableJennie Wyderko - Research Protections Officer
    (828) 227-2921

          Coordinates compliance committees & functions

  • Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Export Control


     Pan RiggsPan Riggs - Research Services Coordinator
     (828) 227-3180  

     Provides support and service for all research administration
     initiatives including:

  • Identification of funding opportunities
  • Internal award processing
  • Assistance with workshops, training, and publications

  • Development of forms, templates and resources for Investigators


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