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Molly Puente

Grants Management Branch

Puente, Molly
Molly Puente, Ph.D.
Grants Management Team Lead
Tel 984-287-3308
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K3-11
Durham, N.C. 27709


Molly Puente received her B.S. in biology from Duke University, and her M.P.A. and Ph.D. in entomology from North Carolina State University as part of the interdisciplinary Keck Center for Behavioral Biology. She came to NIH as a Presidential Management Fellow (PMF), rotating through the Office of Policy for Extramural Research Activities, the Office of Program Analysis and Strategic Initiatives RCDC Team, and the grants management offices of the Fogarty International Center, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Upon completing the PMF program, she served as a grants management specialist with the National Center for Research Resources for two years, before transferring to NIEHS in 2011.