Vincent provides administrative support for Drs. Petes, Jinks-Robertson, Tobin, Silver, Yan, Sullivan and Rawls, including processing corporate card expenses for these faculty. He also manages training for Buy@Duke users as well as serving as MGM AP TRAC representative
Grants and Contracts Administrator
Valerie provides post-award administration support for Drs. Ashley Chi, Lawrence David, Nick Heaton, Stacy Horner, Hiro Matsunami, John Rawls and David Tobin.
Grants and Contracts Administrator
Sarah provides post-award administration support for Drs. Jorn Coers, Fred Dietrich, Holly Dressman, Jack Keene, Dennis Ko, Craig Lowe, John McCusker, Kristin Scott, Debby Silver, and Dong Yan.
Research Administration Administrator
Eric provides pre-award support in submission of all funding proposals for all MGM faculty. He also serves as the departmental SPOC reviewing and certifying all Other Support documents.
Shirley provides administrative support for Dr. Douglas Marchuk as well as the Microbiome Center. She is also responsible for MGM, CHoMI, MMPTP, DHG and DMC website edits
Human Resources Manager II
Jason is responsible for the day-to-day management of personnel activities for the department. He also assists foreign students, faculty, and staff in complying with governmental regulations related to maintaining proper visa status.
Annette provides administrative support for Drs. Stacy Horner, Dennis Ko, Arno Greenleaf, So Young Kim, Jack Keene, David Pickup, and Jörn Coers. She also manages submission of corporate charges for multiple faculty members as well as reservations for MGM conference rooms (0010, 0040 CARL and 415 Jones) and coordinating the Thursday seminar series, the departmental annual retreat, departmental softball game and the MGM holiday party.
Christy provides administrative and clerical support for Drs. Bryan Cullen and Micah Luftig. She is responsible for pre-award and post-award grants management for their grants and discretionary funds as well as the Center for Virology.
Pat assists with pre-award support for MGM faculty. She also provides administrative support for Dr. John Rawls and the Duke Microbiome Center.
Mathews, Cynthia (Kris)
Financial Analyst II
Kris manages the MGM departmental funds, the Center for Functional Genomics and post-award research administration for Drs. Sue Jinks-Robertson, So Young Kim, Doug Marchuk, Tom Petes and Raphael Valdivia.
Program Coordinator, Sr.
Melissa provides administrative support for Joseph Heitman, both in his capacity as MGM Chair and faculty member. Melissa manages all pre-award and post-award aspects of Dr. Heitman’s financial resources, monitoring and reconciling expenditures and preparing monthly financial reports including financial projections.
Director of Graduate Studies Assistant
Kristin serves as the assistant to the Director of Graduate Studies. In this capacity she coordinates with the graduate school regarding all MGM graduate student activities including rotations, lab affiliation, course selection, evaluations and posting of grades. She is also plans the recruitment weekend. In addition, she coordinates the appointment, promotion, and tenure (APT) process for all faculty, preparing APT dossiers in preparation for School of Medicine review.
Van Heusen, Sarah
Department Business Manager
Sarah is the business manager for the department since June 2019. Sarah works with the administrative team, faculty, the Chair and School of Medicine leadership to ensure compliance, consistency and a good time is had by all. Sarah has worked in research administration for 20 years and looks forward to another 20 years. All departmental issues, concerns or questions can be directed to Sarah.
Lisa is a lab assistant and provides glasswashing and waste disposal services for many of the MGM laboratories.
Senior Lab Assistant
Sharon is a lab assistant and provides glasswashing and waste disposal services for many of the MGM laboratories.
MGM Admin team 2019 Holiday Luncheon.
- FACULTY AWARDS, HONORS, AND EDITORIAL POSITIONS
- FACULTY HIGHLIGHTED PUBLICATIONS
- TESTIMONIALS FROM SECONDARY FACULTY
- SEMINARS, MEETINGS, AND EVENTS
- FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
- DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
- SCIENTIFIC CULTURE & ACCOUNTABILITY PLAN
- EMPLOYMENT AND POSITIONS
- ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF
- PHOTO GALLERY
- DUKE AND DURHAM