People

Staff

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF

Tampa campus

Name Description of Duties

Academic Services Administrator/ Manager

biology@usf.edu

 

  • Oversees office management and supervision of staff
  • Department HR representative for hiring and recruitment
  • Department operating budget
  • Faculty assignments
  • T&P and annual evaluations
  • General office questions
  • Travel and purchasing training

Daisy matos

Unit Research Administrator

dmatos@usf.edu
daisy matos

  • Grants administrator (federal, state, student, private and international fund sources)
  • Pre & Post-award support
  • Grant proposals
  • USF sponsored research liaison
  • Grant funded travel
  • Research appointments

Christine Brubaker, BA

Academic Program Specialist – Graduate

brubaker@usf.edu
813 974 4747

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  • Graduate program administrator
  • Graduate admissions
  • Graduate program support (committees, recruitment events, onboarding, training, graduation guidance)
  • Tuition waivers
  • TA appointments

Ben Peoples

Academic Program Specialist – Undergraduate

bpeoples@usf.edu

ben peoples

  • Academic course schedule
  • Undergraduate research permits
  • Graduate course permits
  • Course syllabi
  • Room bookings
  • Travel arrangements for seminar speakers

Mary Mangiapia, MS

Laboratory Manager

mangiapia@usf.edu
813 974 5059

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  • Laboratory curriculum development and TA supervision of BSC2011L – Bio II

  • Laboratory ordering for teaching labs

  • Specimen collection and tank maintenance

  • Teaching laboratory safety officer

Richard Romeo “Romeo”

Research Engineering Technologist

rromeo1@usf.edu
813 974 2667

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  • Maintenance of research and teaching laboratory equipment
  • Department vehicle and vessel maintenance
  • Autoclave maintenance and safety training
  • Environmental chamber and greenhouse

Clare Dennison, PhD

Microscopy Core Facility Manager

cldennison@usf.edu

cldennison

  • Manager of the Microscopy Core Facility

  • Internal and external client consultation and bookings

  • Supervision and training in TEM, SEM and fluorescence microscope imaging technniques and sample preparation

  • Full service sample preparation and imaging services

  • Facility equipment maintenance

  • Integrative Biology Department website developer

  • Integrative Biology key requests processing

St. Petersburg campus

Name Description of Duties

Reid Lesperance

Administrative Specialist

lesperance@usf.edu

Administrative Specialist

DEBORAH L. HOWARD, Ms, MA

Teaching Lab Manager

dhoward5@usf.edu

7279734380

Teaching Lab Manager

Catherine Koziol, MBA

Internship Coordinator

cjk@usf.edu

Internship Coordinator

 

MAHMOUD MOHAMMED, PhD

Research Lab Manager

mahmoud5@usf.edu

  • Responsible for all St. Petersburg research labs (Biology, ESP, and Chemistry)
  • Repairs and maintains research instrumentation
  • Troubleshoots, and handles research lab prep for hurricanes
  • Training of grad students, and maintains boat and jeep.