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Office of Economic Development

Staff members in the Office of Economic Development engage industry, building relationships with faculty and staff experts.

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

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

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

Rebecca Larson

Project Staff Assistant

Office of Economic Development

CBLS, 701 Ellicott, Downtown Campus

Phone: (716) 881-8931

Email: rll2@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

Karen M. Utz

Director, Program Administration

Office of Economic Development

CBLS, 701 Ellicott, Downtown Campus

Phone: (716) 881-7588

Email: kmutz@buffalo.edu

Natalie Weil

Account Administrator

NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences

Phone: (716) 888-4728

Email: nweil@buffalo.edu