Contact Us

If you have more questions about the BBSP program and how it works please feel free to contact us by email bbsp@unc.edu or by phone (919-843-6960). Click on the following links for specific program contacts: BBSPScience Training and Diversity BBSP Departmental Contacts

Jean Cook, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Graduate Education
Director BBSP
3062 Genetic Medicine Building

Rob Nicholas, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Graduate Education
Director of First Year Groups

BBSP

Anna Ballew O’Connell
Director of Academic Affairs
1125 Bioinformatics Building
Cindy Reilly
Graduate Coordinator
1105F Bioinformatics Building

Jeff Steinbach
Admissions Coordinator
1105C Bioinformatics Building

Sue Modlin
Admissions Coordinator
1105D Bioinformatics Building

Science Training and Diversity

Patrick Brandt, Ph.D.
Director, Science, Training, and Diversity
1126 Bioinformatics Building
Josh Hall, Ph.D. 
Director, Pre-Graduate Programs and Science Outreach
1122 Bioinformatics Building

Ashalla Freeman, Ph.D.
Director, Diversity Affairs
1123 Bioinformatics Building

Jessica Harrell , Ph.D.
Director, Academic and Career Excellence Program (ACE)
1121 Bioinformatics Building
Erin Hopper, Ph.D. 
Director, Training Initiative in Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Assistant Director, Academic and Career Excellence Program (ACE)
1124 Bioinformatics Building
Sausyty Hermreck
Business Services Coordinator
1105E Bioinformatics Building

BBSP Departmental Contacts

Biochemistry & Biophysics
Director of Graduate Studies
Brian Strahl, Ph.D.

Student Services
Lisa Phillippie

Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
Director of Graduate Studies
Tim Elston, Ph.D.

Student Services
John Cornett

Biology
Director of Graduate Studies
Greg Cophenhaver, Ph.D.

Student Services
Julie Lawrence

Cell & Developmental Biology
Director of Graduate Studies
Ben Philpot, Ph.D.

Student Services
Janice Warfford

Cell & Molecular Physiology
Director of Graduate Studies
Ben Philpot, Ph.D.

Student Services
Janice Warfford

Chemistry
BBSP Liaison
Eric Brustad, Ph.D.

Student Services
Donnyell Batts

Genetics & Molecular Biology
Director of Graduate Studies
Jeff Sekelsky, Ph.D.

Student Services
John Cornett

Microbiology& Immunology
Director of Graduate Studies
Robert Bourret, Ph.D.

Student Services
Dixie Flannery

Molecular & Cellular Pathology
Director of Graduate Studies
Jonathon Homeister, Ph.D.

Student Services
Brenda Brock

Neurobiology
Director of Graduate Studies 
Aldo Rustioni, Ph.D.

Student Services
Denise Kenney

Nutrition 
Director of Graduate Studies
Melinda Beck, Ph.D.

Student Services
Joanne Lee

Oral Biology 
Director of Graduate Studies
Ceib Phillips, Ph.D.

Student Services
Cindy Blake

Pharmaceutical Sciences
Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry Division

Division Director of Graduate Studies
Michael Jarstfer, Ph.D.

Student Services
Loney Johnson

Pharmaceutical Sciences
Molecular Pharmaceutics Division


Division Director of Graduate Studies
Phil Smith, Ph.D.

Student Services
Jubina Bergu

Pharmacology
Director of Graduate Studies
Lee Graves, Ph.D.

Student Services
Kathy Justice

Toxicology
Director of Graduate Studies
Marila Cordeiro-Stone, Ph.D.

Student Services
Evelyn Johann

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

BBSP
130 Mason Farm Road
1125 Bioinformatics Building
CB# 7108
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7108