Tristan Mercia-Jones

Senior Grants and Contracts Analyst


Tristan Mercia-Jones works with the research administration team to facilitate the day-to day management of INBT’s research portfolio. Specifically, Mercia-Jones provides dedicated sponsored funds management, spending most of his effort working on pre-award and post-award grant functions. Prior to joining the INBT in September 2021, Mercia-Jones worked in the Department of Physics at the University of California, San Diego for ten years where he supported researchers funded by many federal grants, including the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, NASA, and the Department of Defense. Mercia-Jones’ aim is to help faculty efficiently navigate their administrative environment and he looks forward to helping the INBT meet its administrative goals and obligations.