Staff Portfolios

Senior Business Manager

Melissa Segal

  • Financial oversight
  • Budget/projections
  • Space oversight/planning
  • Supervision of administrative staff
  • Oversight of neurobiology programs
  • HR management
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Strategic planning

Operations Coordinator

Kathleen Boatè

  • Building and space management
  • Renovations planning/management
  • Equipment oversight and repair
  • Services oversight (e.g., DI Water)
  • Viral Vector Core Admin

    Grants & Contracts Admin

    Jennifer Dostert

    • Pre-award and post-award for neurobiology faculty
    • JITs and RPPRs
    • Monthly PI reports
    • Financial/travel approvals

    Dawn Williams

    • Pre-award and post-award for neurobiology faculty
    • JITs and RPPRs
    • Monthly PI reports
    • Financial/travel approvals

    DGSA

    LaDonna Huseman

    • Student funding, records, issues
    • Courses and scheduling
    • Student seminars/programs
    • Retreat and recruitment
    • Training grant

    Program & Communications Coordinator (20 hours/week)

    Jennifer Kornbluth

    • Seminar series
    • Faculty meeting lunches
    • Website and faculty pages
    • Weekly newsletter
    • Display screens
    • Social media
    • Promotional materials

      Staff Assistant

      Jenise Taylor

      • Travel/expense reports admin
      • Buy@Duke ordering and management
      • Reimbursements
      • Line Item Reports
      • Deposits
      • Event Logistics

      HR/Payroll Rep

      Darla Wherry

      • Payroll setup/admin
      • Hiring processes and onboarding
      • APT (including faculty 1:1's with Department Chair)
      • Visas
      • Faculty recruitment
      • COI reports/training