College of Basic and Applied Sciences - Subject Experts

Below is a list of individuals considered experts in various fields of research and grants related activity.  Researchers with questions about preparing a grant, filing a patent, or meeting animal and human compliance standards should feel free to contact the faculty on this list, who have volunteered to serve as a resource for the College of Basic and Applied Sciences.  Researchers who are unable to identify anyone in a suitable category to address their question should contact a member of the CBAS Research Committee, who can help direct the researcher to the proper Subject Expert.

Subject Area


Animal and Human Compliance

Dr. Erin McClelland
Dr. Amy Phelps
Dr. Holly Spooner

Education Focused Grants

Dr. Ginger Rowell
Dr. Gregory Rushton
Dr. Anthony Farone

Intellectual Property and Entrepreneurship

Dr. Andrienne Friedli
Dr. Elliot Altman

National Institutes of Health Grants

Dr. Jason Jessen
Dr. Norma Dunlap
Dr. Kevin Bicker
Dr. Lynn Boyd



National Science Foundation Grants

Dr. Greg Van Patten
Dr. Brian Frank

American Cancer Society

Dr. Jason Jessen

State-Based Funding Opportunities

Dr. Ryan Otter
Dr. Frank Bailey
Dr. Sing Chong
Steve Cobb
Dr. Heather Brown

United States Department of Agriculture Grants

Dr. Song Cui
Dr. Moh Salem

CBAS Research Committee

Dr. Racha Kadiri (chair) 
Dr. Sal Barbosa 
Dr. Keying Ding 
Dr. Chuck Higgins 
Dr. Rongjin Haung 
Dr. Alyson Lischka 
Dr. Ashley Morris 
Ms. Sharon Scott