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Research Service Contacts

Research Office

Research Management


Associate Chief of Staff for Research (ACOS/R)

Administrative Officer (AO)
352-548-6000 ext. 6476

Research Laboratory Team

Prodip Bose, M.D.
Deputy ACOS for Veterinary Medical Unit
352-376-1611 extension 5996

Bert Herrera
Interim Adjunct Coordinator 
352-548-6481/352-376-1611 extension 6489


Kamal Mohammed, Ph.D.
Research Chemical Hygiene Officer
352-376-1611 ext 5670

Shen-Ling Xia, Ph.D.
Laboratory Safety Officer & Research Coordinator
352-376-1611 ext 6581

Elena Yarmola, Ph.D.
Director, Gene Expression Core Facility
352-376-1611 ext 4305

Research Administration


Administrative Officer (AO)

Kelle Roesner
Lead Budget Analyst
352-548-6000 extension 4995

Lisa Campbell
Human Research Protection Program
352-548-6000 extension 5310

Hattie Grant
Grants Administrator 
352-548-6000 extension 4994

Gabe Canelas
Budget Analyst
352-548-6000 extension 4916

JB Jennings
Research & Development Committee  (R&DC)Coordinator
352-548-6000 extension 4901

Helen Vaillancourt
Operations Administrator
352-548-6000 ext. 4917

Christopher Johnston
IACUC & Safety Coordinator

Charisma Brown
Hiring Manager


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