Angelika Hofmann

Workshop: Fundamentals of Grant Writing


As Strategic Projects and Communications Advisor, Angie Hofmann works closely with Yale’s Vice Provost of Research in coordinating the implementation of academic priorities in the sciences across the University. In her role, she also leads strategic communications efforts

for the research team and is charged with advancing research-related training. In addition, she acts as the liaison on science initiatives between the office of the Vice Provost for Research and various University offices as well as external institutions.


Before joining the VPR team in 2018, she was Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations,

Science and International Initiatives, in Yale’s Office of Development where she managed some

of Yale’s most important prospects and played a key role in fundraising from leading

international corporations and foundations.  As part of this position, she also oversaw a team of

professional scientific writers and the operational management of the Corporate and Foundation Relations office.


Angie holds a PhD in molecular biology and biochemistry from the University of California, Irvine, and was a post-doctoral fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute of Molecular Genetics in Berlin, Germany. She is renowned in the scientific writing field and teaches workshops on scientific communication around the world. She is also the author of two books that have become standards in the field: Scientific Writing and Communication – Papers, Proposals, and Presentation (Oxford University Press, 3.ed., 2016) and Writing in the Biological Sciences (Oxford University Press 3.ed., 2018).