Jack Williford is the Pre-Award Specialist at UW-CTRI. Williford’s primary responsibility at UW-CTRI is to help new and seasoned investigators submit grant applications.
Previously, he handled grants, expenses, purchasing, event coordination, and more at the Wisconsin National Primate Center (WNPRC) for seven years. At WNPRC, he started as an Animal Research Technician before moving into the areas of Compliance and Research Administration.
Born in Texas, he also has lived in Hawaii until his family moved to Stoughton when he was a teenager. He attended UW-Plateville and UW-Madison before finishing his biology degree at Edgewood. In college, he worked at Covance Clinical Research Unit (now known as Labcorp), focusing on pharmacology and toxicology.