Ann Vernon-Grey, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Director for Undergraduate Research
Ann Vernon-Grey received her BS in Biology from the University of Tulsa before traveling to the University of Cambridge, England, on a Marshall Scholarship where she earned her PhD in Developmental and Cancer Biology. Her research interests have included the coordination of cell division, differentiation and migration, and subsequent investigation of how the normal processes of development are subverted during tumor formation and progression to metastasis. Ann is an enthusiastic supporter of Penn’s college life and has spent a decade living and working in Penn’s College House system, currently as Associate Faculty Director of Lauder College House. At CURF, Ann is responsible for helping undergraduates find meaningful and exciting research opportunities with Penn’s outstanding faculty, assisting students identify and secure unique summer research possibilities, and supporting their search and application for national and international grants.