ORIP Director’s Message

Spring 2022
NPRC Scientific Seminar Series Marks 60 Years of NIH Support

Winter 2022
Progress on ORIP Strategic Priorities

Fall 2021
ORIP Support for Modern Equipment for Shared-Use Biomedical Research Facilities

About the Director

 Dr. Franziska B. Grieder, DVM, Ph.D.

Dr. Franziska B. Grieder, DVM, Ph.D., is the Director of the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP), within the Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives, in the office of the NIH Director. ORIP supports the intellectual, physical, and human infrastructure that advances biomedical research at the NIH. ORIP consists of two functional units: the Division of Comparative Medicine and the Division of Construction and Instruments. Dr. Grieder was appointed ORIP director in January of 2013.

Dr. Grieder attended veterinary school at the University of Zurich in Switzerland and earned M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in viral pathogenesis from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Prior to coming to the NIH, Dr. Grieder was a faculty member in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, in the School of Medicine of the Uniformed Services University, where she maintains a faculty appointment. Dr. Grieder’s research focused on viral pathogenesis using mouse models to investigate neuroimmune mechanisms.

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Last updated: 04-04-2022