Staff

Kurt Bellefeuille

Senior Storekeeper

1101 Building 569
Manages the receiving of all supplies and equipment for MCDB and EEMB.

Taylor Diamond

Lab Coordinator

2219 BSIF
Coordinates the Introductory Biology Program laboratory courses.

Catherine Drake

Academic Coordinator

1118 BSIF
Assists the MCDB and EEMB departments with running Intro Bio lecture and laboratory courses.

Anthony Galaviz

Graduate Program Advisor

3314 Life Sciences
Manages the graduate program and oversees fellowships, TAships, readers, and ensures students are on the right path for graduation.

Eva George

Lab Assistant

2130 Biology III
Maintenance of the molecular biology preparation area.

Sayward Halling

Academic Coordinator

2219A Biological Sciences Instructional Facility
Works cross-departmentally with MCDB and EEMB to oversee the administration of lecture and laboratory Intro Bio courses.

Christine Herman

Director of Finance

3302 Life Sciences
Manages the budget and finance operation including start ups, endowments, gifts and donations.

Andrew Kröes

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

3316 Life Sciences
Manages the undergraduate program and oversees student petitions, inquiries, and is the special programs counselor.

Christopher Lamoreaux

Academic Personnel Analyst

3324 Life Sciences
Manages academic personnel unit including merit and promotion cases, summer salaries, all academic hires, and faculty recruitments.

Winnie Leung

Contracts & Grants Manager

3304 Life Sciences
Manages contract and grant awards.

Jules Lum

Purchasing Manager

3326 Life Sciences
Manages the procurement operations and oversees purchasing, receiving, and equipment management.

Alice Nguyen

Academic Coordinator for Intro Bio

4326 Life Sciences
Oversees the Introductory Biology Program, including both lecture and lab courses. Co-director of the Ocean Global Change Biology REU program.

Amber Noelle

Management Services Officer

3322 Life Sciences
Oversees department operations: Academic Personnel, Human Resources, Budget & Finance, Facilities, EH&S, Research Awards, Procurement, Student Affairs.

Jen Pearson

Personnel Manager

3310 Life Sciences
Manages all non-academic staff payroll and hiring, graduate student researcher and postdoc payroll, timekeeping, benefits, and HR related issues.

Oscar Perez

Lab Manager

1118 Biological Sciences Instructional Facility
Manages the Introductory Biology Program laboratory courses.

Dylan Peterson

Upper Division Academic Coordinator

2130 Biology II
Prepares laboratory classes, supervises MCDB common use Bio 2 facilities.

Tanja Stoyan, Ph.D.

Director, Pharmacology & Biotechnology Program, Academic Coordinator / Lecturer

2316 Life Sciences
Coordinates and teaches laboratories for seniors (Pharmacology, Cell Biology, Immunology). Supervises MCDB teaching facility in LSB.

Michael Weingart

Staff Research Associate

2130 Biology III
Preparation and research for upper division MCDB laboratory classes.

Gwendelyn Wensloff

Department Assistant

3312 Life Sciences
Responsible for reimbursements, travel, MCDB seminar program, catering, and departmental needs.

Brian Wolf

MCDB Web Developer / Graphic Designer

2302 Life Sciences
Building websites for UCSB Life Sciences other campus organizations.