Karen has worked at the University of Michigan since 1991. As an Administrative Specialist for Cell and Developmental Biology, Karen is responsible for monitoring post-award activity for several faculty. This includes, but is not limited to, sponsored research spending, P-card reconciliation, effort changes for faculty and research staff, and purchasing. As part of the department’s administrative operations, Karen is the ‘go-to’ person for payroll and timekeeping concerns and most building, equipment maintenance, and purchasing issues. Karen spends her free time enjoying family and friends.