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Megan Bergeron

Megan Bergeron, Compliance/Budget Officer
Phone: 337-482-0505
Email: megan.bergeron@louisiana.edu

Education:
Ph.D. in Applied Language and Speech Sciences (currently pursuing)
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Lafayette, LA – 2021 (anticipated)

M.S. in Biological Sciences
Clemson University
Clemson, South Carolina – 2017

B.S. in Biological Sciences
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana – 2006

Center Duties:
Responsible for ensuring that all Picard grant proposals are compliant with the sponsor, University, state, and federal requirements; providing project directors with support for developing work plans, budgets, grant proposals, and contracts; maintaining communication on pending issues with the University's pre-award and post-award administrators; finding funding opportunities and assisting in the development of collaborative research efforts; developing and implementing dissemination tools for funding opportunities, current projects, and any news-worthy activities or events at the Center.

Center Projects:
Developing a grant opportunities reference module for the Picard Center's website; developing and maintaining the Picard Center's official Facebook page and other social media platforms; maintaining the public relations of the Picard Center; developing standard marketing/branding templates for center use.

Professional Background:
Nearly 5 years of experience in research administration at UL Lafayette. Over 10 years of experience in writing and editing for publications (including the Times of Acadiana and the Daily Advertiser) and social media outlets. Experience in developing and maintaining online presence for small business. Experience working on grant funded research projects in the sciences.