Tiffany Grant, PhD

Tiffany J Grant, PhD

Associate Senior Librarian

Assistant Director for Research and Informatics

Medical Sciences Building

UCL Research & Data Services, Data Scien - 0574

Professional Summary

Tiffany coordinates the strategic direction of the UC Libraries Research and Data Services Team at the Health Sciences Library and within the University of Cincinnati Libraries. She manages the Health Sciences Library Informatics Lab, and works to facilitate education around bioinformatics tools and databases. She works with researchers and graduate students providing data management assistance for basic science and clinical research. Tiffany earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana. She holds a PhD in Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine from the University of Cincinnati, and a graduate certificates in Clinical and Translational Research and Healthcare Administration also from the University of Cincinnati. Tiffany has been extensively trained by the National Institutes of Health and the National Library of Medicine in biomedical informatics and NCBI databases. Tiffany’s expertise includes:

  • Biomedical Database Navigation and Information Gathering (NCBI and Ensembl)
  • Research Data Management (Spanning the lifecycle research cycle)
  • Molecular Biology
  • Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap)
  • Bioinformatics


Bachelor of Science: Dillard University New Orleans, LA, 2000 (Chemistry)

PhD: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2009 (Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine)

Positions and Work Experience

01-2010 -03-2011 Post Doctoral Fellow, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

03-2011 -09-2011 Research Fellow, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH

10-2011 -04-2014 Microbiologist, Cimcool Fluid Technology, Cincinnati, OH

04-2014 -01-2019 Research Informationist, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

01-15-2017 - Assistant Director for Research and Informatics, University of Cincinnati,

Research Support

Grant: #S00353-01 sub 5UG4LM012346-03 Investigators:Grant, Tiffany 07-23-2018 -04-30-2019 National Library of Medicine University of Cincinnati Data Day 2019 Role:PI $11,824.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #S00222-01 sub 5UG4LM012346-03 Investigators:Grant, Tiffany 06-18-2018 -04-30-2019 National Library of Medicine Narrowing the Health Gap in Cincinnati Role:PI $23,844.26 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #NNLM-GMR - PD#14331 Aids Day Investigators:Grant, Tiffany 11-01-2020 -01-31-2021 National Library of Medicine World AIDS Day Event Role:PI $2,500.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Grant: #NACC HIV/AIDS Workshop Investigators:Donica, Mary; Grant, Tiffany; Grier, T'Keyah 11-30-2020 -04-30-2021 National Library of Medicine NLM Outreach HIV/AIDS Coordination Center Grant Role:PI $16,471.00 Awarded Level:Federal


Peer Reviewed Publications

Joffrion, Tiffany M; Collins, Margaret S; Cushion, Melanie T (2006. ) Microaerophilic conditions increase viability and affect responses of Pneumocystis carinii to drugs in vitro.The Journal of eukaryotic microbiology, , 53 Suppl 1 ,S117-8 More Information

Joffrion, Tiffany M; Cushion, Melanie T (2010. ) Sterol biosynthesis and sterol uptake in the fungal pathogen Pneumocystis carinii.FEMS microbiology letters, , 311 (1 ) ,1-9 More Information

Joffrion, Tiffany M; Collins, Margaret S; Sesterhenn, Thomas; Cushion, Melanie T (2010. ) Functional characterization and localization of Pneumocystis carinii lanosterol synthase.Eukaryotic cell, , 9 (1 ) ,107-15 More Information

Shah, Silvi; Venkatesan, Renganathan Lalgudi; Gupta, Ayank; Sanghavi, Maitrik K; Welge, Jeffrey; Johansen, Richard; Kean, Emily B; Kaur, Taranpreet; Gupta, Anu; Grant, Tiffany J; Verma, Prasoon (2019. ) Pregnancy outcomes in women with kidney transplant: Metaanalysis and systematic review.BMC nephrology, , 20 (1 ) ,24 More Information

Honors and Awards

-2017 Faculty Excellence University of Cincinnati Provost's Office and Office of Research Status:Recipient Level:University Type:Recognition

Post Graduate Training and Education

-2016 Clinical and Translational Research, University of Cincinnati, , College of Medicine

-2019 Health Care Administration, University of Cincinnati, , College of Allied Health Sciences

Contact Information

Donald C Harrison Health Sciences Library
Office E005LA Medical Sciences Building
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: (513) 558-9153