- Division of Receipt and Referral – DRR
Dr. Kathryn Koeller is an Associate Director in the Division of Receipt and Referral and the Research Integrity Officer at the Center for Scientific Review.
Prior to assuming this position, she was a Scientific Review Officer in the Biological and Macromolecular Biophysics Integrated Review Group for 12 years, primarily running the Synthetic and Biological Chemistry B study section. Before joining CSR, she was an assistant professor in the chemistry department at the University of Washington-Seattle. Dr. Koeller holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA, where her graduate research focused on chemical and enzymatic synthesis of complex oligosaccharides, glycopeptides, and aminoglycoside antibiotics. During post-doctoral research in chemical biology at Harvard University, she pursued cell-based screening approaches toward the discovery of small molecules modulators of nuclear and cytoplasmic histone deacetylase function.