University of California, Riverside

Division of Biomedical Sciences

Research Operations

students doing research

About the Research Operations Unit

The Research Operations Unit supports the ongoing research efforts of the School of Medicine Biomedical Sciences laboratories. Research Operations oversees the school's science laboratories in three research buildings – SOM Research Building, Webber Hall, and Boyce Hall. This includes the research core facilities – Histology Core, Darkrooms, 2-Photon Intravital Microscopy Core and several other instrumentation rooms.

The primary functions and services include:

  • Overseeing the general facilities operations and providing a main point of contact with Physical Plant and construction project personnel.
  • Space utilization, training, and safety of the research labs.
  • Ensuring EH&S compliance.
  • Assisting in developing, maintaining and implementing procedures for the BSL2 and BSL3 labs. This includes the procurement of experimental equipment and repair services.
  • Oversight to the shipping and receiving operations for the school, including mail services and courier delivery services.

Contact information for the Research Operations staff appears at the bottom of this page.

Tara Barthol Laboratory Facilities, Training and Safety Manager
Work(951) 827-2540
Daniel Delperdang Mailroom Supervisor
Work(951) 827-2911
Zuivanna Melanie Rivas SOM Research Operations Technician
Work(951) 827-2651

More Information 

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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