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Staff and Committee Members

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DMRI staff are available to assist with all aspects of the research process from project development to specific laboratory analyses. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or requests for information.



Office Phone

Job Duties

 Farynn Kimmes  Coordinator  (218)726-8513
  • DMRI Seminar Series
  • IRB applications
  • Project Coordination
  • DMRI member applications
 Tracy Kemp  Executive Secretary  (218)726-7144
  • Administrative support
 Susan Kurki  Research Coordinator  (218)726-8894
  • Intramural and Extramural Grants
  • Resource individual for policies and procedures of various grants and foundations (NIH, NSF, AHA, etc.)
  • Resource individual for electronic grant submissions to organizations such as, FastLane, and American Heart Association
  • Collaboration with other applicant organizations in grant submission
  • Available to assist individuals and department staff in grant preparation/submission upon request
  • Grant Award Management
 Jie Gooder  Executive Office & Administrative Specialist  (218)726-8512
  • Data Management
  • Web Design and Management
 Ron Regal, Ph.D.  Statistician  
  • Statistical Core
 Annette Rod  Research Safety Officer   (218)726-7365
  • Research Safety
 Christopher Schweiger  Junior Scientist  (218)726-7459
  • Assay unit
  • Equipment Management




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