Staff Directory

Maryanna Aldrich
Manager, Division of Science Graduate Affairs Group
781-736-2352 Rosenstiel-Kosow Connector, 3-RK02, MS009
  • Manages admissions, academics, and student financials for several of the graduate programs within the Division of Science. 
Tre Alexander
Department Coordinator for Biology, Neuroscience, Volen
781-736-4845 Volen 206, MS 013
  • Non-exempt staff and student payrolls
  • Student and TA hiring, chart string changes, and terminations
  • Key and card access; room reservations
Erin Bailey
Department Administrator, Biology & Neuroscience
781-736-4873 Volen National Center for Complex Systems 206
  • Manages the day-to-day administrative, business, and financial operations for the Biology Department and Neuroscience Program.
Natasha Baker
Department Administrator, Biochemistry
781-736-2301 Rosenstiel-Kosow Connector, 3-RK02, MS009
Manages the day-to-day administrative, business, and financial operations of the Biochemistry Department
Daniel Bellow
Academic Administrator, Biology & Neuroscience
Volen National Center for Complex System 206
  • Responsible for day-to-day academic operations for the Biology Department and Neuroscience Program
  • Responsible for the Biology/Neuroscience front office operations
Maria Berlis
Department Coordinator, Biochemistry
781-736-2353 Rosenstiel-Kosow Connector, 3-RK02, MS009
Responsible for the administrative needs of the Biochemistry Department.
Greg Brennan
Grants and Finance Administrator
781-736-4846 Rosenstiel 106, MS 029
  • Manage the finances for the Division of Science, including tracking expenses and providing monthly reports to departments and PIs.
  • Assists PI's set up budgets with SPA, and make budget change requests, or amendments, as necessary. 
Catherine Broderick
Academic Administrator, Math
781-736-3050 Goldsmith 218
  • Manages day-to-day operations in the Mathematics Department.
Dominique Burke
Personnel and Business Process Administrator
Division of Science, Personnel and Business Process Group
781-736-4878 Volen 208, MS 013
  • Ensures compliance of personnel processes for the division's faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars, and other affiliated personnel.
  • This includes preparing documentation for new hires and appointments, reappointments, terminations, changes in personnel status, and working with ISSO to process visa paperwork for foreign postdocs and staff.
Evelyn Caira
Academic Administrator, Psychology
781-736-3301 Brown Social Science Center 125
Kelley Danahy
Supervisor, Organic Chemistry Teaching Labs
781-736-2575 Shapiro Science Center 00-09A
  • Ensure the lab runs smoothly by assisting with curriculum development, maintaining and ordering lab supplies.
  • Assisting students and teaching assistants.
Edward Dougherty
Electron Microscopist
Division of Science, Imaging Facility, Biology
781-736-2682 Bassine 109
  • Maintain the Imaging Facility for the department of biology
  • In charge of light microscopy related to the C.L.E.M. Facility (Correlative Light and Electron Microscopy)
Anna Esposito
Academic Administrator, Division of Science Graduate Affairs Group
781-736-2311 Rosenstiel-Kosow Connector RK02, MS 009
  • Oversees admissions, academics, and student financials for several of the graduate programs within the Division of Science.
Matthew Fierman
Pre-Award Grants Administrator
781-736-2512 Edison-Lecks 211
Michael Golitsyn
Department Administrator, Computer Science
781-736-2701 Volen 262, MS 018
  • Manages the day-to-day operations in the Computer Science Department and the Linguistics Program.
Philip Gnatowski
Department Administrator, Psychology
Brown 131, MS 062
Office Hours: 781-736-3302
  • Responsible for the administrative, fiscal, and operational management of the psychology department. 
  • Essential liaison between interdepartmental/university administration and department.
  • Responsible for the oversight of grants administration for the Division of Social Sciences.
Anne Gudaitis
Program Coordinator, Computer Science
Graduate Program
Volen 262, MS018
Office Hours: 781-736-2723
  • Recruiting, Admitting, Tracking of Master's students.
  • Responsible for web management.
  • External communications/advertising, event planning and connecting with and tracking Alumni and Industry participants.
Judy Heinrich
Web and Communications Specialist
Division of Science, Technology and Communications Group
781-736-4876 Volen 206, MS 013
  • Creates and maintains websites within the division and provides assistance as requested.
  • Provides contributions to the Science Blog.
  • Creates semi-annual alumni e-newsletter.
Meghan Hennelly
Chemistry Department Administrator
Special Project Manager, Space/Building Operations
781-736-2501 Edison-Lecks 212A
  • Responsible for the day to day operations of the Chemistry Department encompassing academic, faculty, staff, research, budgetary and facilities needs.
Winnie Huie
Senior Department Accounting Associate, Psychology
781-736-3289 Brown 130, MS 062
Quynhthoa Laihuyen
Teaching Lab Technician
781-736-2958 Shapiro Science Center 00-09A
  • Supports Chemistry organic lab
  • Supports Chemistry general/honor labs
Anne Lazerson
Academic Administrator, Division of Science Graduate Affairs Group
781-736-2327 Rosenstiel-Kosow Connector  3-RK02
  • Oversees admissions, academics, and student financials for several of the graduate programs within the Division of Science.
Elaine Leisinger
Pre-Award Administrator
781-736-2512 Edison-Lecks 119
Sarah Lupis
Department Coordinator
781-736-3303 Brown Social Science Center 125
Jessica Maryott
Senior Business Systems Analyst
Division of Science, Technology and Communications Group
781-736-4851
  • Works with the Division of Science Director to prioritize projects and update processes
  • Designs, maintains and updates FileMaker databases for the Division of Science
  • Integrates the Division of Science databases with other University data sources
  • Supports the Division of Science staff computer and database use
Courtney Maurer
Academic Administrator, Chemistry
781-736-2500 Edison Lecks 211
  • Maintain records of undergraduate Chemistry majors.
  • Submit payroll information for undergraduate students and staff.
  • Greet and provide information for students and visiting scholars.
  • Make deposits for department.
  • Update course listings and student catalog information.
  • Oversee department key inventory and manage office supplies.
  • Compile data for surveys and reports.
Andrea McDonald
Grants and Finance Manager
781-736-4844 Rosenstiel 106, MS 029
  • Manages the Grants and Finance group in the division
  • Oversees the Grant and Finance Administrators in their handling of the finances in the division.  

Frank Mello
Senior Experimental Machinist
781-736-4355 Rosenstiel 2
Justin Penney
Department Coordinator, Computer Science
781-736-2700 Volen 261
  • Student worker staffing / hiring
  • Procurement
  • Classroom and Departmental events
  • Procurement accounting / grants accounting
  • Incoming student inquiries
  • UDR program administration
  • Marketing for the department
R. Lynn Rardin
Scientific Computing Manager, Division of Science
Operations Manager, Rosenstiel Center
781-736-4914 Rosenstiel 653
  • Provides for the computational needs of the Division's research labs and support staff.
  • Assists with operations management for the Rosenstiel Center.
Laura St. Clair
Program Coordinator for QB and QBReC
781-736-2308 Rosenstiel-Kosow Connector 3-RK02, MS 009
  • Responsible for planning the various weekly, monthly, and annual events hosted by the Quantitative Biology Interdisciplinary Program and QBReC.
Paula Shelly
Pre-Award Grants Administrator
Administrator, Rosenstiel Center
781-736-2403 Rosenstiel 106, MS 029
  • Provides pre-award support to PI's applying for grants, which includes developing budgets, for federal and non-federal funding.
  • Coordinates two annual awards, Rosenstiel and Gabbay.
  • Provide support for the Rosenstiel Research Center.
  • Prepares and distributes the monthly billing for the Foster Animal Lab and weekly payroll.
Carolyn Signore
Grants and Finance Administrator
781-736-4847 Rosenstiel 106, MS 029
  • Manages the finances for the Division of Science, including tracking expenses and providing monthly reports to departments and PIs.
  • Assists PI's in setting up budgets with SPA, and make budget change requests, or amendments.
Susan Sondej Pochapsky
Director, Brandeis NMR Facility
781-736-2543 Carl J. Shapiro Science Center, 3-07
  • Maintain and optimize software and hardware for four NMR spectrometers (400-800 MHz).
  • Establish training protocols and train users in spectrometer operation.
  • Collaborate with internal and regional researchers (students, academic faculty and biotech professionals).
  • Supervise chemistry graduate student NMR teaching assistant.
  • Manage Brandeis NMR facility including scheduling, billing and website.
Jane Theriault
Academic Administrator, Division of Science Graduate Affairs Group
781-736-2302 Rosenstiel-Kosow Connector  RK02
  • Oversees admissions, academics, and student financials for several of the graduate programs within the Division of Science.
Joan Thorne
Sr. Department Coordinator, Physics
781-736-2802 Abelson-Bass-Yalem Building 107, MS 057
Julien Tremblay
Grants and Finance Administrator
781-736-2320 Rosenstiel 106, MS 029
  • Manages the finances for the Division of Science, including tracking expenses and providing monthly reports to departments and PIs. 
  • Assists PI's set up budgets with SPA, and make budget change requests, or amendments, as necessary. 
Lena Webb
Personnel and Business Process Administrator
Division of Science, Personnel and Business Process Group
781-736-4872 Volen 208, MS 013
  • Ensures the efficient and compliant function of personnel processes and paperwork for faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars, and other affiliated personnel in the Division of Science. This includes preparing documentation for new hires and appointments, terminations, changes in personnel status, and working with ISSO to process visa paperwork for foreign postdocs and staff.
Alex Wechsler
Applications Administrator
Division of Science, Technology and Communications Group
781-736-2835
  • Designs, maintains and updates FileMaker databases for the Division of Science
  • Supports the Division of Science staff computer and database use
Claudia Wellington
Manager of the PreAward Group
781-736-2515 Edison-Lecks Science Building 117
  • Provides support to PIs at the division level as they apply for the external funding of sponsored projects, from federal and non-federal sources for research or training purposes.
  • Acts as a liason between faculty (and fellowship applicants) and the Office of Research Administration.
Jean Wong
Grants and Finance Administrator
Division of Science, Grant and Finance Group
781-736-4852 Rosenstiel 106, MS 029
  • Manage the finances for the Division of Science, including tracking expenses and providing monthly reports to departments and PIs.
  • Assists PI's set up budgets with SPA, and make budget change requests, or amendments, as necessary. 

Laura Woolf
Sr. Department Administrator, Physics
781-736-2833
  • Responsible for the daily operations of the Physics Department encompassing academic, faculty, staff, research, budgetary and facilities needs.