Our service to Northwestern’s research community is strengthened by our values: empathy, accountability, fairness, community, and creativity and through intentional integration of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Dr. Mrksich welcomes you to the Office for Research. He and his senior staff direct a research infrastructure with $893.4 million in annual sponsored funding. He oversees an integrated portfolio of expert services and resources delivered by 18 units. This administrative support includes a host of compliance-related expertise as well as management of animal care, laboratory safety, research IT, core facilities, and 35+ interdisciplinary University Research Institutes and Centers.