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)

Grants & Contracts Admin

Jennifer Dostert

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

Terry Jones

  • 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