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March 1, 2012
By Mike Wolterbeek
The University of Nevada, Reno Office of Research has added Gary Snowder as associate vice president for Research Services.
"Dr. Snowder's experience in research administration will be valuable in working with the campus community to move our research programs forward," Marsha Read, vice president for research, said. "He will work with the deans and associate deans of the colleges to be sure the University's Research Division is responsive to the needs of researchers and scholars across campus."
Snowder was most recently associate director of a national research center at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. As a senior research geneticist with the United States Department of Agriculture, he developed alliances with universities, state and federal agencies and industry associations and was principle investigator or co-PI on international research projects in Canada, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Australia, Belgium and the United Kingdom.
The Office of Research mission includes fostering an environment for University of Nevada, Reno researchers and scholars to generate new ideas and solutions to complex problems; and to foster research and scholarly partnerships and collaborations across disciplines and academic sectors within and beyond the University.