Gretchen Kiser, PhD

Director, Research Development Office
Committee Members

Dr. Gretchen Kiser is a research development professional with a strong foundation in academic research and the biotech industry, as well as 20 years-experience on the administrative side of the research enterprise. She holds a Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology, and as a Fellow and former President of the National Organization of Research Development Professionals, is a recognized expert in research development, team science, program development and management, faculty development, strategic planning, and technical writing. She works in partnership with individual faculty members, teams of researchers, external cross-sector stakeholders and institutional leadership and administrators to develop and implement strategies that increase institutional competitiveness, attract research funding, and foster innovation. 


The Resource Allocation Program at the University of California, San Francisco: Getting More from Intramural Funding Bucks

Journal of Research Administration

Emanuela Volpe, Gretchen Kiser, Roland Henry, Kathy Giacomini, Paul Volberding, Frederic Waldman, Daniel Lowenstein

Wild-type and mutant alpha-synuclein induce a multi-component gene expression profile consistent with shared pathophysiology in different transgenic mouse models of PD.

Experimental neurology

Miller RM, Kiser GL, Kaysser-Kranich T, Casaceli C, Colla E, Lee MK, Palaniappan C, Federoff HJ

Use of a mixed tissue RNA design for performance assessments on multiple microarray formats.

Nucleic acids research

Thompson KL, Rosenzweig BA, Pine PS, Retief J, Turpaz Y, Afshari CA, Hamadeh HK, Damore MA, Boedigheimer M, Blomme E, Ciurlionis R, Waring JF, Fuscoe JC, Paules R, Tucker CJ, Fare T, Coffey EM, He Y, Collins PJ, Jarnagin K, Fujimoto S, Ganter B, Kiser G, Kaysser-Kranich T, Sina J, Sistare FD

The External RNA Controls Consortium: a progress report.

Nature methods

Baker SC, Bauer SR, Beyer RP, Brenton JD, Bromley B, Burrill J, Causton H, Conley MP, Elespuru R, Fero M, Foy C, Fuscoe J, Gao X, Gerhold DL, Gilles P, Goodsaid F, Guo X, Hackett J, Hockett RD, Ikonomi P, Irizarry RA, Kawasaki ES, Kaysser-Kranich T, Kerr K, Kiser G, Koch WH, Lee KY, Liu C, Liu ZL, Lucas A, Manohar CF, Miyada G, Modrusan Z, Parkes H, Puri RK, Reid L, Ryder TB, Salit M, Samaha RR, Scherf U, Sendera TJ, Setterquist RA, Shi L, Shippy R, Soriano JV, Wagar EA, Warrington JA, Williams M, Wilmer F, Wilson M, Wolber PK, Wu X, Zadro R

Robust dysregulation of gene expression in substantia nigra and striatum in Parkinson's disease.

Neurobiology of disease

Miller RM, Kiser GL, Kaysser-Kranich TM, Lockner RJ, Palaniappan C, Federoff HJ

Temporal evolution of mouse striatal gene expression following MPTP injury.

Neurobiology of aging

Miller RM, Chen LL, Kiser GL, Giesler TL, Kaysser-Kranich TM, Palaniappan C, Federoff HJ

Characterization and gene expression profiling of a stable cell line expressing a cell cycle GFP sensor.

Cell cycle (Georgetown, Tex.)

Thomas N, Kenrick M, Giesler T, Kiser G, Tinkler H, Stubbs S

Dysregulation of gene expression in the 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine-lesioned mouse substantia nigra.

The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience

Miller RM, Callahan LM, Casaceli C, Chen L, Kiser GL, Chui B, Kaysser-Kranich TM, Sendera TJ, Palaniappan C, Federoff HJ

Expression and degradation of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator in Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

Archives of biochemistry and biophysics

Kiser GL, Gentzsch M, Kloser AK, Balzi E, Wolf DH, Goffeau A, Riordan JR

Heterologous expression systems for study of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator.

Methods in enzymology

Chang XB, Kartner N, Seibert FS, Aleksandrov AA, Kloser AW, Kiser GL, Riordan JR

Organization of the V gene segments in mouse T-cell antigen receptor alpha/delta locus.


Wang K, Klotz JL, Kiser G, Bristol G, Hays E, Lai E, Gese E, Kronenberg M, Hood L

Restriction fragment length polymorphisms of the mouse T-cell receptor gene families.


Klotz JL, Barth RK, Kiser GL, Hood LE, Kronenberg M