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Connect with someone who can help you navigate UB. Whether you're a researcher needing help with your proposal, a scientist wanting to commercialize, an entrepreneur eager for incubation or a business looking to leverage university capabilities, we are available. Search by services, unit or individual name.

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We've listed those areas most requested by faculty, students, staff and industry. Click on the plus sign to expand the information and the links. If you cannot find someone, please contact us and we'll assist.

Find a grant expert; someone to help write/edit proposals; submit proposals or manage your grants

Contact a grant expert for help with writing, editing and budgets as well as submitting proposals and managing your grants. The staff members of Sponsored Projects Services and the Office of Research Advancement bring experience and expertise in guiding you to successful research projects.

Get help with clinical trials and research compliance

Responsible research and clinical trials require preparation and understanding of the regulations. These staff members help guide you through the process.

  • photo of Sanjay Sethi.

    Sanjay Sethi, MD, FACP

    Medical Director

    Clinical Research Office

    875 Ellicott St., 6th floor

    Email: ssethi@buffalo.edu

  • Pamela Anderson, RN, BSN

    Associate Director of Operations

    Clinical Research Office

    875 Ellicott St., 6th floor

    Phone: (716) 888-4841

    Email: pka2@buffalo.edu

  • Kimberly Brunton, RN, MSN

    Associate Director of Operations

    Clinical Research Office

    875 Ellicott St., 6th floor

    Phone: (716) 888-4840

    Email: kbrunton@buffalo.edu

These staff members help guide the process for approvals in IACUC and IRB. They assist with conflict-of-interest filings and export control questions.

Office of Research Compliance

CTRC, 875 Ellicott Street

Phone: (716) 888-4888

  • Richard J. Karalus

    Director of Research Compliance

    Office of Research Compliance

    CTRC, 875 Ellicott Street

    Phone: (716) 888-4881

    Email: karalus@buffalo.edu

  • Valerie Bailoni

    IRB Administrative Assistant

    Office of Research Compliance

    CTRC, 875 Ellicott Street

    Phone: (716) 888-4888

    Email: vbailoni@buffalo.edu

  • Jennifer Smith

    Quality Assurance / Quality Improvement Administrator

    Office of Research Compliance

    875 Ellicott St., Room 5018

    Phone: (716) 888-4762

    Email: jmsmith@buffalo.edu

  • Elizabeth Trumpower

    IACUC Administrative Assistant

    Office of Research Compliance

    CTRC, 875 Ellicott Street

    Phone: (716) 888-4888

    Email: eatrumpo@buffalo.edu

Responsible research and clinical trials require preparation and understanding of the regulations. These staff members help guide the process for approvals.

Contact animal research lab administrators

This office and its staffers offer centralized services for the responsible care and use of animals in research.

116 Biomedical Building

Phone: (716) 829-2919; Fax: (716) 829-3249

Email: cm-laf@research.buffalo.edu

Find help with commercialization and industry/university agreements

These staff members can assist with confidential disclosures, materials transfers or industry/university agreements. They also can help with licensing technology, filing patents or starting a business.

Contacts for incubator space and entrepreneur services

These staff members can help with incubation space, business-building efforts and entrepreneurial services designed to bring success, including through UB Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships.

  • Kimberly Kohl.

    Kimberly Kohl, MBA

    Senior Finance & Operations Manager

    UB Incubators, Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships

    1576 Sweet Home Road, Suite 111, UB Incubator at Baird, Amherst, NY 14228

    Phone: (716) 645-8135

    Email: krohring@buffalo.edu

Connect with a business development executive

These staff members connect industry with invaluable university resources and research expertise. From the life sciences to advanced manufacturing to high speed computing and visualization, they offer access to specialized equipment, co-location and leading-edge information.

  • Chris Janson.

    Christopher Janson

    Business Development Executive

    CBLS, 701 Ellicott St, Downtown Campus

    Phone: (716) 888-4795

    Email: crjanson@buffalo.edu

Adrian Levesque

Urban Visualization and Multimedia Specialist

Center for Computational Research

CBLS, 701 Ellicott St., Downtown Campus

Phone: (716) 881-8932

Email: apl3@buffalo.edu

L. Shawn Matott

Computational Scientist

Center for Computational Research

CBLS, 701 Ellicott St., Downtown Campus

Phone: (716) 881-7566

Email: lsmatott@ccr.buffalo.edu

  • Karen Utz.

    Karen M. Utz

    Director, Program Administration

    CBLS, 701 Ellicott St, Downtown Campus

    Phone: (716) 881-7588

    Email: kmutz@buffalo.edu

  • Alan Belicha, PhD.

    Alan Belicha, PhD

    Director, Business Development and Industry Engagement

    Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships

    Phone: (716) 881-7571

    Email: abelicha@buffalo.edu

Get Help with research IT related applications

These staff members can assist with research related questions and requests in systems such as Click, Oncore, UBCMS, and administrative RIS developed web applications.