Dean

Smita Thakker-Varia

Graduate Program Membership

Member

Contact

Phone
732-235-5393

Activities

  • Provides active academic and student support, structurally and individually, to students in the Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. and Master's programs in New Brunswick/Piscataway
  • Oversees admissions, administration, and curricular matters for Biomedical Sciences Master's programs in New Brunswick/Piscataway
  • Supports recruitment and outreach efforts for Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. and Master's programs in New Brunswick/Piscataway

Robin L. Davis

Graduate Program Membership

Member

Contact

Research

Sensory signaling and ontogeny, as related to molecular mechanisms that regulate auditory function

Carol Lutz

Activities

  • Oversees admissions, administration, curriculum, and student initiatives of the Molecular Biology, Cancer and Genetics Track of the Newark Biomedical Sciences Multidisciplinary Ph.D. Program
  • Advises students in the Medical Scholars Track of the Newark Masters in Biomedical Sciences program
  • Oversees admissions and administration of the Biomedical Research Scholars Track of the Newark Masters in Biomedical Sciences program
  • Develops new curricula and programs and assists with student affairs
  • Recruits new students to the Newark Biomedical Sciences programs

Ramazan Güngör

Contact

Phone
848-932-6560

Activities

  • Administration and assessment of professional development and cross-disciplinary activities for the entire graduate community in areas such as scientific communication, ethics and responsible research, mentoring, outreach, and preparation for jobs and careers
  • Manage collaborations and partnerships with individual graduate programs and with internally and externally funded programs

Teresa M. Delcorso-Ellmann

Activities

  • Founding director of GradFund, which provides Fellowship Advising through peer mentoring to graduate students applying for honorific, extramural fellowships, and grants to support graduate work
  • Manages the development and curation of the GradFund digital platform and knowledgebase
  • Coordinates SGS managed fellowship competitions including: Fulbright IIE, Fulbright Hays, DAAD, PEO Scholars Award, Boren Fellowship

Janet Alder

Graduate Program Membership

Member

Contact

Phone
732-235-5392

Research

Cellular and molecular mechanisms in traumatic brain injury

Activities

  • Coordinates iJOBS career development program for biomedical PhD students and postdoctoral fellows
  • Oversees academic enrichment initiatives for biomedical PhD students including training in Responsible Conduct of Research, Rigor and Reproducibility, Individual Development Plans, and Communicating Science
  • Assists with Student Affairs for biomedical PhD students
  • Organizes STEM community outreach and summer undergraduate research program activities