University of California, Riverside

Division of Biomedical Sciences



Biomedical Sciences Staff and Faculty Directory


Division of Biomedical Sciences Directories

Listed below are the primary contacts as well as faculty and staff for the Division of Biomedical Sciences.

Division Office
Lourdes Escamilla Financial & Administrative Officer (951) 827-5472
Jannet Aguero Administrative Assistant (951) 827-5470
Thomas Oliver Biomed Project Coordinator (951) 827-6087
Center Directors
Monica Carson, Ph.D. Director, Center for Glial-Neuronal Interactions (CGNI) (951) 827-6089
David Lo, M.D., Ph.D. Director, Bridging Regional Ecology, Aerosolized Toxins, and Health Effects (BREATHE) (951) 827-4328
Maurizio Pellecchia, Ph.D. Director, Center for Translational & Molecular Medicine (MolMed) (951) 827-7839
Ph.D. Program in Biomedical Sciences
Emma Wilson, Ph.D. Director, Graduate Program (951) 827-4328
Alejandra Torres Graduate Student Affairs Officer (951) 827-4540
Faculty Executive Committee
Maurizio Pellecchia, Ph.D. Chair, Faculty Executive Committee (951) 827-7839
Y Paul Aoyagi Clinical Professor Work(951) 486-5610
Mary Ann A Baker Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Emeritus Work(0) 0
Devin K Binder Associate Professor in Residence, Biomedical Sciences Work(951) 827-2224
Craig V Byus Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Biochemistry, Emeritus Work(0) 0
Monica J Carson Chair, Division of Biomedical Sciences Work(951) 827-6089
Djurdjica Coss Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences Work(951) 827-7791
Kathryn DeFea Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Emeritus Work(0) 0
Nicholas V Dipatrizio Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences Work(951) 827-7252
Iryna Ethell Professor, Biomedical Sciences Work(951) 827-2186
Byron D Ford Professor, Biomedical Sciences Work(951) 827-2473
Martin I Garcia-Castro Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences Work(951) 827-7251
Fred Z Havens Assistant Clinical Professor Work(951) 782-3630
David A Johnson Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Emeritus Work(0) 0
William Junkert Jr Clinical Professor Work(951) 686-8716
Marcus Kaul Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences Work(951) 827-4568
David Lo Distinguished Professor Work(951) 827-4553
Mary Lorenson Professor Work(951) 827-5942
Richard A Luben Professor of Biomedical Sciences and Biochemistry, Emeritus Work(0) 0
Walter M Marcus Clinical Professor Work(951) 687-8945
Declan F Mccole Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences Work(951) 827-7785
Meera G Nair Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences Work(951) 827-7734
Tara M Nordgren Assistant Professor Work(951) 827-6089
Maurizio Pellecchia Professor, Biomedical Sciences Work(951) 827-7829
Michael B Stemerman Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Emeritus Work(0) 0
Daniel S Straus Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Emeritus Work(0) 0
Seema K Tiwari-Woodruff Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences Work(951) 827-7819
Emma H Wilson Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences Work(951) 827-4328
Steven Wilson MD Assistant Clinical Professor Work(909) 789-3331 x5506
Sika Zheng Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences Work(951) 827-7670
Carlo Baggio Postgraduate Research Scientist- Pellecchia Lab Work(951) 827-7829
Deepika Bhullar Postgraduate Research Scientist- Kaul Lab Work(951) 827-4568
Kuan-Hui Chen Assistant Project Scientist- Walker Lab Work(951) 827-5942
Yen-Hao Chen Assistant Professional Researcher Work(951) 827-5942
Yuxin Chen Assistant Specialist Work(951) 827-7350
Timothy James Distel Associate Specialist- Ford Lab Work(951) 827-2473
Volkan Ergin Visiting Scholar- Zheng Lab Work(951) 827-4525
Ahmed Farouk-Salem-Abdalla Assistant Project Scientist- Pellecchia Lab Work(951) 827-2378
Zoe Alexandra Figueroa Junior Specialist- Ethell Lab Work(951) 827-2186
Luca Gambini Postgraduate Research Scientist- Pellecchia Lab Work(951) 827-3077
Gustavo A Gomez Postgraduate Research Scientist- Garcia Castro Lab Work(951) 827-2378
Casey Matthew Gries Postgraduate Research Scientist- Lo Lab Work(951) 827-4409
James O Hackland Postgraduate Research Scientist- Garcia Castro Lab Work(951) 827-7251
Moorthy Krishnan Assistant Project Scientist- McCole Lab Work(951) 827-7787
Anna Kulinich Postgraduate Research Scientist- Ethell Lab Work(951) 827-2186
Rebekah Charney Le Postgraduate Research Scientist- Garcia Castro Lab Work(951) 827-7251
Jiang Li Postgraduate Research Scientist- Nair Lab Work(951) 827-7734
Yonggang Li Associate Project Scientist- Ford Lab Work(951) 827-2473
Christian Y Lytle Associate Dean, Pre-Clerkship Curriculum Work(951) 827-2592
Thomas R Murphy Postgraduate Research Scientist- Binder Lab Work(951) 827-3802
Daniel Ojeda Juarez Visiting Graduate Student- Kaul Lab Work(951) 827-4568
Patricia Salgado Pirbhoy Postgraduate Research Scientist- Binder Lab Work(951) 827-2224
Maneeshi Prasad Assistant Project Scientist- Garcia Castro Lab Work(951) 827-2378
Ali Shawki Postgraduate Research Scientist- McCole Lab Work(951) 827-7787
Hina Singh Postgraduate Research Scientist- Kaul Lab Work(951) 827-4568
Nina Yina Yuan Postgraduate Research Scientist- Kaul Lab Work(951) 827-4568
Min Zhang Postgraduate Research Scientist- Zheng Lab Work(951) 827-4525
Shaida Paulina Abachi Junior Specialist- Carson Lab Work(951) 827-6089
Tejaswini Addanki Staff Volunteer- Lo Lab Work(951) 827-4553
Rocio Alvarez Lab Manager - McCole Lab Work(951) 827-7787
Lourdes Escamilla Financial & Administrative Officer Work(951) 827-5472
Micah Feri Staff Volunteer- Tiwari Woodruff Lab Work(951) 827-7819
Kumale Fufa Staff Volunteer- Garcia Castro Lab Work(951) 827-7251
Edward Galindo Staff Volunteer- Garcia Castro Lab Work(951) 827-7251
Cristina Gonzalez Staff Volunteer- Zheng Lab Work(951) 827-4525
Carrie R Jonak Lab Manager - Binder Lab Work(951) 827-3802
Kelli A Lauderdale Postgraduate Research Scientist- Tiwari-Woodruff Lab Work(951) 827-7583
Lin Lin Postgraduate Research Scientist- Zheng Lab Work(951) 827-7670
Ricky Maung Lab Manager Kaul Lab Work(951) 827-4568
Sophia Mourad Staff Volunteer- Garcia Castro Lab Work(951) 827-7251
Thomas Oliver Project Coordinator Work(951) 827-6087
Arnold R Palacios Lab Assistant- Ethell Lab Work(951) 827-2186
Salina Patel Staff Volunteer- Tiwari Woodruff Lab Work(951) 827-7819
Maham Rais Staff Research Associate- Messaoudi Lab Work(951) 827-7771
Jannet Rodriguez Aguero Administrative Assistant Work(951) 827-5470
Rohan Shah Lab Assistant Kaul Lab Work(951) 827-4568
Alejandra Torres Biomedical Sciences Advisor Work(951) 827-4540
Nicole Weaver-Goller Exec. Dir. of Development, SOM Work(951) 827-4588
Annalise Whitacre Staff Volunteer- Carson Lab Work(951) 827-6089
Jerard Josh Wong Staff Volunteer Work(951) 827-2473

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General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Division of Biomedical Sciences
UC Riverside School of Medicine
2608 School of Medicine Education Building

Tel: (951) 827-5470

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