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Contact those UB staff members who are helping you with your research and economic development efforts.

Valerie Ansuini

Award Analyst

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4412

Email: Valerie.Ansuini@buffalo.edu

Alyssa Astran

IRB Administrator

Office of Research Compliance

875 Ellicott St., Room 5018

Phone: (716) 888-4888

Email: amsmith8@buffalo.edu

Bradley Bermudez

Agreement/Grant Administrator

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4383

Email: Bradley.Bermudez@buffalo.edu

Gina Boccolucci

Student Assistant

Office of the Vice President for Resarch and Economic Development

516 Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3312

Email: vprstu1@research.buffalo.edu

Susan L. Boldt

Executive Assistant

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: slboldt@buffalo.edu

Carol Brown

IRB Coordinator

Office of Research Compliance

875 Ellicott St., Room 5018

Phone: (716) 888-4888

Email: cjbrown3@buffalo.edu

Kimberly K. Burns, BS

Senior Project Manager

Office of Research Advancement

UB Commons, Suite 114 (North Campus)

Phone: (716) 645-5382

Email: kshort@buffalo.edu

Alyssa Caruso

Proposal/Account Establishment Specialist

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4416

Email: Alyssa.Caruso@buffalo.edu

Marlene Casey

Agreement/Grant Administrator; Director of Operations

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4422

Email: Marlene.Casey@buffalo.edu

Martin Casstevens

Business Formation & Commercialization Manager

UB Incubators

105 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8133

Email: mkc@buffalo.edu

Joseph Cavaretta

Proposal and Account Establishment Specialist

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: 716-645-4387

Email: Joseph.Cavaretta@buffalo.edu

Suzanne Chamberlain

Senior Director

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

515 Capen, North Campus

Phone: (716) 881-1706

Email: chamberl@buffalo.edu

Elizabeth Cimasi

Budget Analyst

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

518 Capen, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-0320

Email: eacimasi@buffalo.edu

Mary Lou Conroy

Award Analyst; Grant Coordinator; Proposal/Account Establishment Specialist

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4401

Email: MaryLou.Conroy@buffalo.edu

Stacy Croff

IRB Administrator

Office of Research Compliance

875 Ellicott St., Room 5018

Phone: (716) 888-4888

Email: sm45@buffalo.edu

Sierra D'Ettorre

Student Assistant

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: VPRStu1@research.buffalo.edu

Darlene Daigler

IRB Coordinator

Office of Research Compliance

875 Ellicott St., Room 5018

Phone: (716) 888-4888

Email: dfdaigle@buffalo.edu

Timothy Dee, MBA, DC

Associate Director, IP; Commercialization Manager

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8139

Email: tpdee@buffalo.edu

Sarina Deitz

IRB Coordinator

Office of Research Compliance

875 Ellicott St., Room 5018

Phone: (716) 888-4888

Email: sarinad@buffalo.edu

Jenna Dellaccio

Sponsored Projects Associate

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4389

Email: Jenna.Dellaccio@buffalo.edu

Zackary DeMaio

Proposal/Account Establishment Specialist

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4417

Email: Zackary.DeMaio@buffalo.edu

Rupal Desai, MBA

Commercialization Manager;

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8140

Email: rdesai@buffalo.edu

Alex DeSha, BA

Project Manager

Office of Research Advancement

UB Commons, Suite 114 (North Campus)

Phone: (716) 645-5374

Email: adesha@buffalo.edu

Jeffrey Dunbar, MBA

Director

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8134

Email: dunbarj@buffalo.edu

Esther Eagan, JD, MS

Associate Director, Contracts

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8138

Email: eeagan@buffalo.edu

Julianna Fortain

Marketing & Special Events Coordinator

NYS Center of Excellence in Bioformatics & Life Sciences; NYS Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics

701 Ellicott Street

Phone: 716-881-7586

Email: jellis(@buffalo.edu

Michael Fowler, PhD

Commercialization Manager

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8136

Email: mlfowler@buffalo.edu

Christine Gaulin

Administrative Assistant

Office of the VP for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-7904

Email: cgaulin@buffalo.edu

Aimee Jo Gibney, PhD

Sr. Editor/Project Manager

Office of Research Advancement

UB Commons, Suite 114 (North Campus)

Phone: (716) 645-5377

Email: aimeegib@buffalo.edu

Caroline Golach

Proposal and Account Establishment Specialist

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4399

Email: Caroline.Golach@buffalo.edu

Hilda Gomez

Accounts Receivable Financial Reporting Coordinator

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4405

Email: Hilda.Gomez@buffalo.edu

Sara Goodman, MELP

Incubation Program Manager

UB Incubators

110 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3515

Email: saragood@buffalo.edu

Venu Govindaraju, PhD

Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: vpr@buffalo.edu

Kim Grant

Business Development Executive

NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences

CBLS, 701 Ellicott, Downtown Campus

Phone: (716) 881-7572

Email: kimgrant@buffalo.edu

Elizabeth Griffiths

IRB Administrator

Office of Research Compliance

875 Ellicott St., Room 5018

Phone: (716) 888-4888

Email: eg34@buffalo.edu

Michael Grogan

Programmer/Analyst

Electronic Research Administration

142 Parker Hall

Phone: (716) 829-3270

Email: grogan@buffalo.edu

Rosemary Grucello

Database Specialist

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4380

Email: Rosemary.Grucello@buffalo.edu

Elizabeth Hooftallen

Award Analyst

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4402

Email: Elizabeth.Hooftallen@buffalo.edu

Greg Horton

Student Assistant

Office of Research Advancement

UB Commons, Suite 114 (North Campus)

Phone: (716) 645-5373

Email: ovpr.gjhorton@research.buffalo.edu

Joanna Hsu

Student Assistant

Electronic Research Administration

142 Parker Hall

Phone: 716-829-3457

Email: Joannahs@buffalo.edu

Christopher Janson

Business Development Executive

NYS Center of Excellence in Materials Informatics

CBLS, 701 Ellicott, Downtown Campus

Phone: (716) 888-4795

Email: crjanson@buffalo.edu

Richard J. Karalus

Director of Research Compliance

Office of Research Compliance

CTRC, 875 Ellicott Street

Phone: (716) 888-4881

Email: karalus@buffalo.edu

Karen Kaun

Award Analyst

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4403

Email: Karen.Kaun@buffalo.edu

Walter Keller

Facilities Coordinator

UB Technology Incubator

110 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Kimberly Kohl, MBA

Business Manager

UB Incubators

110 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8135

Email: krohring@buffalo.edu

Joseph Kraft

Proposal and Account Establishment Specialist;

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4406

Email: Joseph.Kraft@buffalo.edu

Mary Kraft

Agreement/Grant Administrator; Director of Post-Award

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4420

Email: Mary.Kraft@buffalo.edu

Maryssa Kunes

Accounts Receivable Financial Reporting Coordinator

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4382

Email: Maryssa.Kunes@buffalo.edu

Amy Lagowski

Proposal Award Coordinator; Sponsored Projects Associate

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4419

Email: Amy.Lagowski@buffalo.edu

Rebecca Larson

Project Staff Assistant

Office of Economic Development

CBLS, 701 Ellicott, Downtown Campus

Phone: (716) 881-8931

Email: rll2@buffalo.edu

Meghan Laski

IACUC Coordinator

Office of Research Compliance

875 Ellicott St., 5018 CTRC

Phone: 716-829-3976

Email: meghanla@buffalo.edu

Robert Lee

Programmer Analyst

Electronic Research Administration

142 Parker Hall

Phone: (716) 829-3346

Email: rlee28@buffalo.edu

Sonia Lombardo

Administrative Assistant

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4381

Email: Sonia.Lombardo@buffalo.edu

Woody Maggard

Associate Vice Provost

UB Incubators

105 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-2990

Email: wmaggard@buffalo.edu

Scott Maloney

Student Assistant

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3312

Email: vprstu1@research.buffalo.edu

Jennifer Mandina, JD

Associate Manager, Contracts

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8952

Email: mandina@buffalo.edu

Kyle Mann

IRB Administrator

Office of Research Compliance

875 Ellicott St., Room 5018

Phone: (716) 888-4888

Email: klmann@buffalo.edu

Annalisa Manna

Student Assistant

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: VPRStu1@research.buffalo.edu

Christian Marks

Director, Social and Behavioral Research Support Program

Research Institute on Addictions Room 302

Phone: (716) 645-6474

Email: marks@buffalo.edu

Menna-Kristina Mbah, MA

Project Manager

Office of Research Advancement

UB Commons, Suite 114 (North Campus)

Phone: (716) 645-6041

Email: mennakri@buffalo.edu

Ryan McAnany

Agreement Administrator;

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: 645-4413

Email: Ryan.McAnany@buffalo.edu

Rosemary McCabe

Accounts Receivable Financial Reporting Coordinator

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4404

Email: Rosemary.McCabe@buffalo.edu

Maria McCarthy

Business/Data Specialist

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4411

Email: Maria.McCarthy@buffalo.edu

Lindsey McGurrin

Incubator Receptionist

UB Incubators

5089 CTRC, Downtown Campus

Phone: (716) 888-4823

Email: lmcgurri@buffalo.edu

Mary Mirand

Award Analyst

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4415

Email: Mary.Mirand@buffalo.edu

Nathan Montague

Proposal and Account Establishment Specialist

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4390

Email: Nathan.Montague@buffalo.edu

Thomas Murdock, MBA

Innovation Hot Spot Manager

UB Incubators

110 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-7367

Email: murdock2@buffalo.edu

Christine Nickles, JD

Associate Intellectual Property Manager

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8141

Email: csnickle@buffalo.edu

Debra Noelk-Rice

Senior Administrative Assistant

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: danr@buffalo.edu

Norma Nowak, PhD

Executive Director

New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences

CBLS, 701 Ellicott Street, Downtown Campus

Phone: (716) 881-8900

Email: njnowak@buffalo.edu

Carol L. O'Connell, MPA

Director

Office of Research Advancement

UB Commons, Suite 114 (North Campus)

Phone: (716) 645-1758

Email: caroloco@buffalo.edu

Katie Oduro

Sponsored Projects Associate

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4388

Email: Katie.Oduro@buffalo.edu

Christina Orsi

Associate Vice President for Economic Development

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: cporsi@buffalo.edu

Sandra Ostrom

Award Analyst

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4398

Email: Sandra.Ostrom@buffalo.edu

Sara Piper

Operations Specialist

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-2977

Email: Sara.Piper@buffalo.edu

Cynthia Pirson

Agreement/Grant Administrator

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4407

Email: Cynthia.Pirson@buffalo.edu

Ruth Poczciwinski

Proposal/Account Establishment Specialist

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4393

Email: Ruth.Poczciwinski@buffalo.edu

Jaclyn Prechtl

Proposal and Account Establishment Specialist

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4397

Email: Jaclyn.Prechtl@buffalo.edu

Chitra Rajan

Associate Vice President, Research Advancement

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen Hall

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: chitrara@buffalo.edu

JoAnn Ratajczak

Senior Administrative Assistant

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8129

Email: jr254@buffalo.edu

Sarah Reilly

IRB Administrator

Office of Research Compliance

875 Ellicott St., Room 5018

Phone: (716) 888-4888

Email: sarahrei@buffalo.edu

Ray-Nitra Reynolds

IRB Administrator

Office of Research Compliance

875 Ellicott St., Room 5018

Phone: (716) 888-4888

Email: raynitra@buffalo.edu

Heidi Rug

Accounts Receivable Financial Reporting Coordinator

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4391

Email: Heidi.Rug@buffalo.edu

Patricia Rybij

Conflict of Interest Administrator

Office of Research Compliance

875 Ellicott St., Room 5018

Phone: (716) 829-3978

Email: pe8@buffalo.edu

Kim Sammarco

Quality Assurance/Operations Coordinator

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4386

Email: Kim.Sammarco@buffalo.edu

Jeffrey Schieder

Agreement/Grant Administrator; Director of Pre-Award

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4408

Email: Jeffrey.Schieder@buffalo.edu

Elizabeth Smith

Assistant Vice President for Administration and Planning

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-0314

Email: easmith2@buffalo.edu

Jennifer Smith

Quality Assurance / Quality Improvement Administrator

Office of Research Compliance

875 Ellicott St., Room 5018

Phone: (716) 888-4888

Email: jmsmith@buffalo.edu

Moises Sudit

Associate Vice President

Sponsored Projects Services & Commercialization

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-2423

Email: Sudit@buffalo.edu

Kenneth Tarbox

Facilities Coordinator

UB Technology Incubator

110 Baird Research Park, North Campus

Deanna Thames

Administrative Assistant

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8130

Email: dlthames@buffalo.edu

Kenneth Tramposch, PhD

Associate Vice President

Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development

516 Capen, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-3321

Email: kmt1@buffalo.edu

Martina Tsai

Agreement/Grant Administrator

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4421

Email: Martina.Tsai@buffalo.edu

Penny Turrell

Patent Paralegal & Compliance Specialist

Technology Transfer

UB Commons, 520 Lee Entrance, Suite 109, North Campus

Phone: (716) 645-8137

Email: turrell@buffalo.edu

Karen M. Utz

Director, Program Administration

Office of Economic Development

CBLS, 701 Ellicott, Downtown Campus

Phone: (716) 881-7588

Email: kmutz@buffalo.edu

Karyn E. Ventrilla, MS

Project Coordinator

Office of Research Advancement

UB Commons, Suite 114 (North Campus)

Phone: (716) 645-9176

Email: karynven@buffalo.edu

Natalie Weil

Account Administrator

NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences

Phone: (716) 888-4728

Email: nweil@buffalo.edu

Tom Wendt

Director

Electronic Research Administration

142 Parker Hall

Phone: (716) 829-3320

Email: wendt@buffalo.edu

Marla Witkowski

Training Program Coordinator

Research and Economic Development

142 Parker Hall

Phone: 716-829-6650

Email: mlw9@buffalo.edu

Lindsay M. Yager, PhD

Editor

Office of Research Advancement

UB Commons, Suite 114 (North Campus)

Phone: 716-645-9478

Email: lindsayy@buffalo.edu

Megan Zabel

Award Analyst

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4418

Email: Megan.Zabel@buffalo.edu

Sunny Zeng

Award Analyst

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4400

Email: Sunny.Zeng@buffalo.edu

Paulette Ziff

Award Analyst

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: (716) 645-4414

Email: Paulette.Ziff@buffalo.edu