Kelly Manthei

Bold Challenges Research Development Officer


Office of the Vice President for Research

1109 Geddes Ave., 1300 Ruthven Building
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1079

Kelly Manthei joined OVPR in 2024 as a Research Development Officer on the Bold Challenges team. She supports interdisciplinary teams developing grant proposals in order to increase competitiveness for large-scale funding opportunities.

Kelly has been at the University of Michigan since 2014, as a postdoctoral fellow at the Life Sciences Institute and a research scientist in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. She holds a B.S. from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, both in Biochemistry.