Dr. Vonda Smith

Dr. Vonda Smith

Scientific Review Officer



Biography

Division:
Division of Basic and Integrative Biological Sciences DBIB
IRG:
Interdisciplinary Molecular Sciences and Training IMST
Study Section:
Small Business: Bioanalytical Chemistry, Biophysics, and Assay Development IMST 10

Dr. Vonda Smith is currently the Scientific Review Officer (SRO) of the Small Business: Bioanalytical Chemistry, Chemistry, Biophysics, and Assay Development Study Section at the NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR).

Earlier, she was the SRO for the Enabling Bioanalytical and Imaging Technologies Study Section. She co-chairs CSR’s Diversity Committee, is CSR’s point person and liaison for AREA/R15 grants, and is a presenter for many of CSR’s outreach and training seminars. She received her Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Emory University under Isiah Warner and held a research position at Hewlett Packard (HP) Lab/Agilent Technologies in Palo Alto, California, where she performed spectral, chromatographic, and electrophoretic analyses of biomolecules. She brings many years of industrial analytical chemistry research experience to her position at CSR.