Zoë Mele, BS
Program Specialist, Research Development
SC CTSI Role
The Research Development Program Specialist is responsible for being a resource for all research development programs. Zoë will provide client services, keep public information updates, arrange for services with vendors, and schedule meetings and plan events accordingly. Furthermore, Zoë will assemble pilot applications and review materials regarding the grant application and grant cycle process.
Zoë graduated from USC in May 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Human Biology, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. During the summer of 2021 Zoë worked for Boston Scientific Corporation as a Clinical Trials, Regulatory Affairs, and Medical Education rotational intern. She has also worked as a Research Assistant on CTSI’s Healthy Homes, Healthy Habits study led by Dr. Kayla de la Haye.
Zoe loves surfing, going on hikes, and partaking in any outdoor activity in California. She also really enjoys reading and playing her guitar (She is a huge Stevie Nicks fan). She is also passionate about community service and volunteering. She is currently a volunteer for Crisis Text Line and has been a Make A Wish volunteer for 4 years. When she has time, she loves trying interesting foods and going to fun, new restaurants. She is excited to explore Los Angeles outside of being a student at USC.