Mariah Gavin

Research Cores Office Project Manager


Office of the Vice President for Research
1109 Geddes Ave., 1300 Ruthven Building
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1079



Mariah Gavin joined OVPR in 2022 as a part of the new Bold Challenges initiative, which integrates social and technical science from across the University of Michigan aimed at addressing significant societal challenges.
In 2023, Mariah became the Research Cores Project Manager, providing a centralized support system that enhances the ability of U-M Research Cores to promote transformational research,
Mariah has spent her career working with start-up businesses in various industries, focusing on data collection and analysis to help develop best practices, guide decision making, and create long-term growth plans. Prior to joining U-M, she served as the Senior Researcher & Project Manager for a start-up biotech company developing an oral vaccine platform. In her spare time you will find Mariah exploring nature and cultivating her own backyard jungle.