Immunology and Virology (CIV) Administrative Staff
Charles Thomas, MS, MBA
Charles is responsible for the business and operations groups in CIV, as well as overall administration of the department. He is a resource for strategic initiatives involving
CIV, space needs, HR-related issues, faculty recruitment, and oversight of the Cancer Immunology Training Program and the Center for Cancer
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Faculty Affairs & Operations Administrator
Alison oversees promotions and appointments through Harvard Medical School for CIV. In addition, she handles pre-award for the Cantor group and is a major part various
strategic initiatives in the department.
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Program Manager, Human Retrovirology Group
Elizabeth is responsible for managing the day-to-day lab needs, facilitating on-boarding/off-boarding with Alexandra Neuse, and preparing grant and fellowship
applications for the Human Retrovirology group.
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Julianne DeLuca, CRA
Business and Financial Administrator
Julianne supports the Engelman, Gabuzda, Hemler, Marasco, Novina, Sodroski, and Wu labs in post-award grants management. In addition, she provides oversight of
the pre-award activities in CIV, including the routing of grants to Grants and Contracts.
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Research Operations Coordinator
Anne is responsible for handling operational aspects of the department, including upkeep of space, equipment maintenance and organization, facilities' needs, and organization
of various professional development activities.
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Kathleen Kennedy, MS, CRA
Department Grants Management Specialist IV
Kathleen supports the Cantor, Dougan, Glimcher, Kranzusch, and Wucherpfennig labs in post-award grants management.
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Alexandra Neuse, MS
Alexandra serves as a liaison between CIV and Dana-Farber Human Resources. As such, she coordinates on-boarding and off-boarding for all non-faculty hires (i.e., students, technicians,
postdocs, etc.) for the department, including facilitation of the J-1 and H-1B visa processes for incoming foreign nationals. In addition, Alexandra assists the department grant managers in the pre-award process. She is also responsible for organizing
various departmental activities, as well as editing online content for CIV.
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Research Operations Manager, Human Retrovirology Group
Denise supports faculty and laboratory staff in operational needs for the CIV Human Retrovirology Investigators. This includes the labs
of Drs. Engelman, Gabuzda, and Sodroski. Her responsibilities include the upkeep of space, including the bio-containment suite; equipment maintenance and organization; facilities' needs; upkeep of shared supplies and consumables; and serving as the
freezer alarm contact for the Human Retrovirology group.
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Jenna Pedrin, MS, CRA
Department Grants Management Specialist III
Jenna supports faculty and staff in identifying and preparing grant and fellowship applications. Her responsibilities include reviewing sponsor eligibility
and application requirements and being responsible for the entire award application process, excluding scientific content.
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Department Grants Management Specialist II
Lauren supports the Agudo, Rashidian, and Wu labs in post-award grants management.
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