Melissa Glueck joined the GCC in 2006 and has been Director of the Keck Center since 2015. She is integrally involved in developing, creating, and administering complex, inter-institutional PhD student and postdoctoral training grant programs in the biosciences that are funded by NIH, CPRIT, and private foundations. Melissa has also been very active in the area of professional and career development for trainees, terming it “value added” to fellowship training. Prior to joining the GCC, Melissa worked at Rice University in the mechanical engineering department and at the Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology. She has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville, and an M.S. in Human Resource Management Systems from Chapman University.