Find someone to help you

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.

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.

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

Patricia Rybij

Conflict of Interest Administrator

Office of Research Compliance

875 Ellicott St., Room 5018

Phone: (716) 829-3978

Email: pe8@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.

Richard J. Karalus

Director of Research Compliance

Office of Research Compliance

CTRC, 875 Ellicott Street

Phone: (716) 888-4881

Email: karalus@buffalo.edu

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, MBA

Business Manager, UB Incubators and Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships

1576 Sweet Home Road, Ste 111, UB Technology Incubator, Baird Research Park 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.

Kim Grant

Business Development Executive

CBLS, 701 Ellicott St, Downtown Campus

Phone: (716) 881-7572

Email: kimgrant@buffalo.edu

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 M. Utz

Director, Program Administration

CBLS, 701 Ellicott St, Downtown Campus

Phone: (716) 881-7588

Email: kmutz@buffalo.edu

Brian Mcilroy

Executive Director

Buffalo Institute for Genomics & Data Analytics

Phone: (716) 842-2114

Email: bmcilroy@buffalo.edu

Alan Belicha, PhD

Director, Business Development and Industry Engagement

Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships

Phone: (716) 881-7571

Email: abelicha@buffalo.edu

Suzanne Chamberlain

Senior Director

515 Capen Hall, North Campus

Phone: (716) 881-1706

Email: chamberl@buffalo.edu