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: BBSP, Science 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

Sausyty Hermreck
Business Officer
1105E Bioinformatics Building

Jeff Steinbach
Admissions and Enrolled
Student Manager
1105A Bioinformatics Building

Sue Modlin
Admissions and Enrolled
Student Manager
1105D Bioinformatics Building

Mary Wade
Administrative Support Specialist
1105B Bioinformatics Building

Alena Beasley
Program Assistant
1105C Bioinformatics Building

Science Training and Diversity

Josh Hall, Ph.D.
Director, Pre-Graduate Programs and Science Outreach
1122 Bioinformatics Building
Patrick Brandt, Ph.D.
Director, Science, Training, and Diversity
1126 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
Rebekah Layton, Ph.D.
Director, Training Initiatives in Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Assistant Director of Professional Development
1124 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
Kenlyn Merrit

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
Garret Stuber, 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
Nicole Arnold (Interim)

Toxicology
Director of Graduate Studies
Rebecca Fry, PhD

Student Services
Julie Cannefax

 

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