Headshot of Carla Dodd. She has light skin, chin-length brown hair, and is wearing a sleeveless black and white stripped dress. She is standing in front of brick building and purple azalea bush in bloom.

Carla Dodd

Grants and Contracts Manager


Carla leads the grants and contracts team to monitor and oversee INBT’s extensive research portfolio. She works with INBT’s scientists to locate and secure various types of funding sources for their research. In addition, she ensures that secured funding adheres to the organization’s guidelines such as proper award distribution, progress reports, and financial reports. She is a certified research administrator and has worked in the profession at the University of Illinois-Chicago and Northwestern University. Her interests in research administration and finance helps INBT continue with their collaborative endeavors to pioneer new research discoveries.