Office of the Vice President for Research

 

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH

Name

Position

Telephone

E-Mail

Thenkurussi (Kesh) Kesavadas Vice President for Research 518-956-8170 [email protected]
Ashley Turski Secretary II for Vice President for Research 518-956-8170 [email protected]
Thecla Philip Senior Associate for Finance and Administration 518-956-8176 [email protected]
       
Satyendra Kumar, PhD. Associate Vice President for Research - Grants Development 518-956-8172 [email protected]
Elisa M. Lopez University Research Awards & Information Coordinator 518-956-8171 [email protected]
       
Theresa A. Pardo​ Associate Vice President for Research Governance of Institutes, Centers, & Specialized Labs (ICL) & Research Data 518-442-3892 [email protected]
       
       

 

COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT​

Name

Position

Telephone

E-Mail

Matthew J. Grattan Director of Community and Economic Development 518-956-8172 [email protected]
Maria Pidgeon Associate Director, Innovation Hot Spot - Massry School of Business 518-956-8216 [email protected]
Robert W. Manasier Entrepreneur in Residence/New Ventures Manager - Health Science Campus 518-525-2627 [email protected]

SPONSORED PROGRAMS ADMINISTRATION
Paula Kaloyeros
Assistant Vice President 
518-442-3196 
[email protected]
Marlene Z. Williams
Administrative Staff Associate
518-437-3835
[email protected]
Pre Award Services
Research Administrators
Christine McCrary
Interim Associate Director for Research Administration
518-437-3773
[email protected]
Daniel Whaley
Senior Research Administrator
518-437-4555
[email protected]
Stefan Brooks
Senior Research Administrator
518-437-4557
[email protected]
Doris Romand
Research Administrator
518-437-4567
[email protected]
Contract Administration
George Mossad
Assistant Director 
518-437-4550
[email protected]
Derek Bell
Contracts Administrator
518-437-4556
[email protected]
Bridget Wilson
Contract Specialist
518-437-4550
[email protected]
Award Establishment and Maintenance
Todd Remkus
Manager, Award Establishment and Maintenance
518-437-4551
[email protected]
Joyce Donohue
Account Establishment and Maintenance Specialist
518-437-4599
[email protected]
Jane White
Account Establishment and Maintenance Specialist
518-437-4559
[email protected]
Binh Ngo
Information Technology Coordinator
518-437-4558
[email protected]
Post Award Services
Jerold Gauriloff
Director, Post Award Services
518-437-5074 
[email protected]
Accounts Payable
Charlene Cox
Accounts Payable Team Leader
518-437-3865
[email protected]
Sue Beattie
Clerk II
518-437-3889
[email protected]
Pamella Cozzy
Processing Specialist
518-437-3868
[email protected]
Susan Thayer
Purchasing Assistant
518-437-4594
[email protected]
Kate Thayer
Clerk II
518-437-4974
[email protected]
Financial Reporting
Erin Lupe
Financial Reporting and Collections Manager
518-437-3892
[email protected]
Siobhan Hoffman
Financial Reporting Specialist
518-437-5072
[email protected]
Miranda Martin
Financial Reporting Specialist
518-437-3890
[email protected]
Grants Administrators
Gaby Carrascal
Grant Administrator
518-437-3837
[email protected]
Tiffany Catalfamo
Grant Administrator
518-437-3864
[email protected]
Lori Hurley
Grant Administrator
518-437-3870
[email protected]
Mahogany Ten Eyck
Grant Administrator
518-437-3881
[email protected]
Alyssa Fox
Grant Administrator
518-437-3880
[email protected]
Grants Administration - Payroll Distribution
Nancy Marra
Payroll Distribution Manager
518-437-3883
[email protected]
Jennifer Donnelly
Labor Distribution Administrator
518-437-3888
[email protected]
Deborah Chong
Grant Administration Assistant
518-437-3873
[email protected]
Purchasing
Lynne Graham
Purchasing Team Leader 
518-437-4577
[email protected]
Willie Leong
Senior Purchasing Associate
518-437-4583
[email protected]
 

Department Assignments provide contact information for pre & post-award matters related to Research.

Organizational Chart updated September 2022

REGULATORY AND RESEARCH COMPLIANCE

Name

Position

Telephone

E-Mail

Erin M. Bell Interim Assistant Vice President for Research Compliance 518-437-4744 [email protected]
Terrell D. Rabb Interim Director 518-437-4565 [email protected]

RESEARCH PROTECTIONS OFFICE

Name

Position

Telephone

E-Mail

Anwesha Sarkar Regulatory and Research Compliance Analyst 518-437-3820 [email protected]
Kanako Sumida-Ervin Senior Regulatory and Research Compliance Administrator 518-437-3844

[email protected]

     

 

LABORATORY ANIMAL RESOURCES

Name

Position

Telephone

E-Mail

Timothy A. Quinn Facilities Manager 518-591-8817 [email protected]
Laura Stulberger Veterinary Technician 518-591-8818 [email protected]
Sharon Lonergan Senior Laboratory Animal Caretaker 518-591-7230 [email protected]
Binoy Thomas Senior Laboratory Animal Caretaker 518-591-8818 [email protected]
Shibu M. Thomas Research Technician I 518-591-8818 [email protected]

INNOVATION DEVELOPMENT AND COMMERCIALIZATION

Name

Position

Telephone

E-Mail

Peter Gonczlik Acting Director of Innovation Development and Commercialization 518-442-3270 [email protected] 
Katherine Ashton Intellectual Property and Docket Administrator
518-442-3270 [email protected]
   

STRATEGIC INITIATIVES, DATA, ASSESSMENT &  INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

Name

Position

Telephone

E-Mail

Vincent Delio  Director for Strategic Initiatives, Data Assessment and Technology

518-437-4562       

 
[email protected] 
Tianning Huang Assistant Director for Strategic Initiatives, Data Assessment and Technology

518-437-4552

 
[email protected] 
Chirag Charania Research Technology Coordinator

518-423-3046

[email protected]
Sahil Ghauri Programmer-Analyst

518-417-8112

 

 

[email protected]