JaLessa Wright

  • Multidisciplinary Proposal Developer
  • Training Grant Coordinator
Strategic Interdisciplinary Research Office
Beecher Dock House | University Park, PA 16802
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Job Responsibilities

JaLessa provides coordination and development of training grants, assisting faculty with the collection and analysis of institutional datasets and the preparation of strategic multi-college/institutional interdisciplinary research proposals.


Professional Background

As a member of the Developer team, JaLessa works with training grant program directors and SIRO Research Administrators to support, develop, and organize training grant and fellowship research proposals. JaLessa joined SIRO in the summer of 2020. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology at Alcorn State University in Lorman, MS, and went on to graduate with her PhD in Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has a broad and diverse background in predoctoral student training programs. Outside the office, JaLessa enjoys biking, concerts, and entertaining her two small dogs.


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