Anise is a research administration professional at The University of Texas at Austin. Anise is focused on developing resources and best practices to increase effectiveness and efficiency of research administration in the College of Natural Sciences and campus wide. She also works with teams of faculty to develop multi-investigator and interdisciplinary center and training grants. Anise is a founding member of the Association of Research Administrators (ARA) in its inaugural year at UT-Austin. Anise serves the ARA as Co-Chair of the Resource Network Initiative committee whose goal is to connect research administrators through a resource network that will facilitate information exchange and peer-mentorship. With 12 years experience spanning the spectrum of research administration, Anise has supported research through proposal development, review and submission, contract negotiation, post-award management, and intellectual property management.