Directory

Administrative Core Contacts
Bioinformatics Core Contacts
Communications Core Contacts
Mentoring Core Contact
Undergraduate Coordinator Office Contacts
Network Steering Committee
Incentives and Awards Committee

 


Administrative Core Contacts


Douglas E. (Doug) Wright, PhD
(Principal Investigator)

Co-Director of the Neuroscience Graduate Program and Vice Chair

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
University of Kansas Medical Center

Mail Stop 3038, 3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-2713
Fax: 913-588-5677
dwright@kumc.edu


John A. Stanford, PhD

Program Coordinator, KUMC Campus Coordinator

Associate Professor
Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology

University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7416; Fax: 913-588-7430
jstanford@kumc.edu


Heiata Chapman

Assistant Director, K-INBRE

University of Kansas Medical Center
Mail Stop 3051, 3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7170; Fax: 913-945-7760
hchapman@kumc.edu


Janette Lyon

Executive Assistant, K-INBRE

University of Kansas Medical Center
Mail Stop 3051, 3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7517; Fax: 913- 945-7760
jlyon@kumc.edu

 

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Bioinformatics Core Contacts


Kansas State University


Susan J. Brown, PhD

Bioinformatics Core Director

University Distinguished Professor
Kansas State University

Division of Biology
340 Ackert Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-3935
sjbrown@ksu.edu


Sherry Miller, PhD

Outreach Coordinator

Kansas State University
Division of Biology

340 Ackert Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-3935
sherrymiller@k-state.edu


University of Kansas - Lawrence


Stuart Macdonald, PhD

Satellite Director

Associate Professor
University of Kansas
Molecular Biosciences
4043 Haworth Hall
Lawrence, KS 66047
Phone: 785-864-5362
sjmac@ku.edu


Boryana S. Koseva, MS

Bioinformatics Specialist

University of Kansas
Molecular Biosciences
3005 Haworth Hall
Lawrence, KS 66047
boryana@ku.edu


University of Kansas Medical Center


Devin C. Koestler, PhD

Satellite Director

Assistant Professor Biostatistics
University of Kansas Medical Center
Biostatistics
3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 785-945-4788
dkoestler@kumc.edu


Farnoosh Abbas Aghababazadeh, PhD

Post-Doctoral Fellow

University of Kansas Medical Center
Biostatistics
3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-4703
fabbasaghababazadeh@kumc.edu


Qian Li, PhD

Post-Doctoral Fellow

University of Kansas Medical Center
Biostatistics
3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-4703
qli4@kumc.edu

 

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Communications Core Contacts


Ryan Spaulding, PhD

Director

Associate Vice Chancellor, Institute for Community Engagement
Research Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management

University of Kansas Medical Center
Mail Stop 3056, 3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-2251; Fax: 913-945-6893
rspaulding@kumc.edu


Sarah E. Velasquez, MS, MAB, MLS

Communications Manager, K-INBRE

University of Kansas Medical Center
Mail Stop 3051, 3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-2247; Fax: 913-945-7760
svelasquez@kumc.edu

 

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Mentoring Core Contact


V. Gustavo Blanco, MD, PhD

Core Director

Interim Chair and Professor
Molecular and Integrative Physiology

University of Kansas Medical Center
Mail Stop 3043, 3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7405
gblanco@kumc.edu

 

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Undergraduate Coordinator Office Contacts


S. Keith Chapes, PhD, MPH

Undergrad Office Director, KSU Campus Coordinator

Professor
Division of Biology

Kansas State University
239C Chalmers Hall, 1717 Claflin Rd
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-3935
skcbiol@ksu.edu


K. J. Abraham, PhD

Undergrad Office Director, KSU Campus Coordinator

Professor
Department of Biology

Langston University
219 HAMH, HWY 33 P.O. Box 1500
Langston, OK 73050
Phone: 405-466-3310
kjabraham@lunet.edu


Tim Burnett, PhD

(ESU) Campus Coordinator

Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

Emporia State University
1200 Commercial St., Campus Box 4050
Emporia, KS 66801
Phone: 620-341-5910
tburnett@emporia.edu


Bridgett Chapin, PhD

HINU Campus Coordinator

Instructor
Environmental Science Department

Haskell Indian Nations University
155 Indian Avenue, Box 5029
Lawrence, KS 66046
Phone: 785-832-6609
bchapin@haskell.edu


William Hendry, III, PhD

WSU Campus Coordinator

Professor and Chair
Department of Biological Sciences

Wichita State University
529 Hubbard Hall, 1845 Fairmount Dr.
Wichita, KS 67260-0026
Phone: 316-978-6086; Fax: 316-978-3772
william.hendry@wichita.edu


Sam Leung, PhD

WU Campus Coordinator

Professor
Washburn University

1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621
Phone: 785-670-2375
sam.leung@washburn.edu


Michael E. Madden, PhD, RT(R)(CT)(MR)

FHSU Campus Coordinator

Professor, Director Radiologic Technology
& Medical Diagnostic Imaging Programs
Department of Allied Health

Fort Hays State University
130 Cunningham Hall, 600 Park St.
Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone: 785-628-5678
mmadden@fhsu.edu


Virginia Rider, PhD

PSU Campus Coordinator

Professor
Biology

Pittsburg State University
1706 South Joplin, 213 Heckert-Wells
Pittsburg, KS 66762-7552
620-235-4739
vrider@pittstate.edu


John A. Stanford, PhD

Program Coordinator, KUMC Campus Coordinator

Associate Professor
Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology

University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7416; Fax: 913-588-7430
jstanford@kumc.edu


Robert Ward, PhD

KU Campus Coordinator

Associate Professor
Molecular Biosciences

University of Kansas
4004 Haworth Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045
Phone: 785-864-5235
robward@ku.edu

 

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External Advisory Board


Jerome F. Strauss, III, MD, PhD

Chair

Dean of the School of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University
Executive VP for Medical Affairs

VCU Health System
Sanger Hall, Rm 1-071
1101 East Marshall Street
Richmond, VA 23298-0565
Phone: 804-828-9788; Fax: 804-828-7628
jfstrauss@vcu.edu


Carolyn J Hovde Bohach, PhD

University Distinguished Professor, School of Food Science
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2312
Moscow, ID 83833-2312
Phone: 208-596-1747
cbohach@uidaho.edu


Sally A. Camper, PhD

Chair, Department of Human Genetics
University of Michigan Medical School
1500 West Medical Center Drive, 4301 MSRB III
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-0638
Phone: 734-763-0682; Fax: 734-763-7672
scamper@umich.edu


Stephen A. Krawetz, PhD

Charlotte B. Failing Professor
Wayne State University
253 C.S. Mott, 275 East Hancock
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone: 313-577-6770, Fax: 313-577-8554
steve@compbio.med.wayne.edu


R. Michael Roberts, PhD

Vice Chair

Curators’ Professor
University of Missouri-Columbia
240B Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences Center
1201 E. Rollins Street
Columbia, Missouri 65211-7310
Phone: 573-882-0908; Fax: 573-884-9676
robertsrm@missouri.edu


Barbara N. Timmermann, PhD

Distinguished Professor
University of Kansas
4004 Malott Hall, 1251 Wescoe Hall Dr.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7582
Phone: 785-864-4495, Fax: 785-864-5326
btimmer@ku.edu

 

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Network Steering Committee


Douglas E. Wright, PhD

Chair, Principal Investigator

Co-Director of the Neuroscience Graduate Program and Vice Chair
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

University of Kansas Medical Center
Mail Stop 3038, 3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-2713; Fax: 913-588-5677
dwright@kumc.edu


K. J. Abraham, PhD

LU Campus Coordinator

Professor
Department of Biology

Langston University
219 HAMH, HWY 33 P.O. Box 1500
Langston, OK 73050
Phone: 405-466-3310
kjabraham@lunet.edu


Dale Abrahamson, PhD

Incentives & Awards Committee Chair

University Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

University of Kansas Medical Center
Mail Stop 3038, 3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7000; Fax: 913-588-2710
dabrahamson@kumc.edu


Christopher Alderman

Student Representative

Student
Department of Biological Sciences

Emporia State University
1200 Commercial St., Campus Box 4050
Emporia, KS 66801
Phone: 620-794-1882
Calderma@g.emporia.edu


V. Gustavo Blanco, MD, PhD

DRP Core Director

Interim Chair, Professor
Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology

University of Kansas Medical Center
Mail Stop 3043, 3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7405
gblanco@kumc.edu


Susan J. Brown, PhD

Bioinformatics Core Director

University Distinguished Professor
Division of Biology

Kansas State University
340 Ackert Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-3935
sjbrown@ksu.edu


Tim Burnett, PhD

ESU Campus Coordinator

Assistant Professor
Department of Biological Sciences

Emporia State University
1200 Commercial St., Campus Box 4050
Emporia, KS 66801
Phone: 620-341-5910
tburnett@emporia.edu


S. Keith Chapes, PhD, MPH

Undergraduate Office Director, KSU Campus Coordinator

Professor
Division of Biology

Kansas State University
239C Chalmers Hall, 1717 Claflin Rd
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-3935
skcbiol@ksu.edu


Bridgett Chapin, PhD

HINU Campus Coordinator

Instructor
Department of Environmental Science

Haskell Indian Nations University
155 Indian Avenue, Box 5029
Lawrence, KS 66046
Phone: 785-832-6609
bchapin@haskell.edu


Brooke Fridley, PhD

KUMC Bioinformatics Satellite Director

Associate Professor
Department of Biostatistics

University of Kansas Medical Center
Mailstop 1026, 3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 785-945-5039
bfridley@kumc.edu


William Hendry, III, PhD

WSU Campus Coordinator

Professor and Chair
Department of Biological Sciences

Wichita State University
529 Hubbard Hall, 1845 Fairmount Dr.
Wichita, KS 67260-0026
Phone: 316-978-6086; Fax: 316-978-3772
william.hendry@wichita.edu


Sam Leung, PhD

WU Campus Coordinator

Professor
Department of Chemistry

Washburn University
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621
Phone: 785-670-2375
sam.leung@washburn.edu


Stuart J. Macdonald, PhD

KU Bioinformatics Satellite Director

Associate Professor
Department of Molecular Biosciences

University of Kansas
4043 Haworth Hall
Lawrence, KS 66047
Phone: 785-864-5362
sjmac@ku.edu


Michael E. Madden, PhD, RT(R)(CT)(MR)

FHSU Campus Coordinator

Professor, Director Radiologic Technology & Medical Diagnostic Imaging Programs
Department of Allied Health

Fort Hays State University
130 Cunningham Hall, 600 Park St.
Hays, KS 67601-4099
Phone: 785-628-5678
mmadden@fhsu.edu


Virginia Rider, PhD

PSU Campus Coordinator

Professor
Department of Biology

Pittsburg State University
1706 South Joplin, 213 Heckert-Wells
Pittsburg, KS 66762-7552
620-235-4739
vrider@pittstate.edu


Ryan Spaulding, PhD

Director, Communications Core

Associate Vice Chancellor, Institute for Community Engagement
Associate Professor, Health Policy and Management

University of Kansas Medical Center
Mail Stop 7001, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway
Fairway, KS 66205
Phone: 913-588-2081; Fax: 913-588-2227
rspaulding@kumc.edu


John A. Stanford, PhD

Program Coordinator, KUMC Campus Coordinator

Associate Professor
Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology

University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7416; Fax: 913-588-7430
jstanford@kumc.edu


Robert Ward, PhD

KU Campus Coordinator

Associate Professor
Department of Molecular Biosciences

University of Kansas
4004 Haworth Hall
Lawrence, KS 66045
Phone: 785-864-5235
robward@ku.edu

 

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Incentives and Awards Committee


Dale Abrahamson, PhD

Incentives & Awards Committee Chair

University Distinguished Professor and Chair
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

University of Kansas Medical Center
Mail Stop 3038, 3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7000; Fax: 913-588-2710
dabrahamson@kumc.edu


Brian Ackley, PhD

Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Bioscience

University of Kansas
Haworth Hall, 1200 Sunnyside Ave
Lawrence, KS 66045-7566
Phone: 785-864-5821
bdackley@ku.edu


George Bousfield, PhD

Dr. Lawrence M. Jones Distinguished Professor
Protein Core Laboratory Director

Wichita State University
431 Hubbard Hall, Box 26
Wichita, KS 67260
Phone: 316-978-6088; Fax: 316-978-3772
George.bousfield@wichita.edu


S. Keith Chapes, PhD, MPH

Undergrad Office Director, KSU Campus Coordinator

Professor
Division of Biology
Kansas State University
239C Chalmers Hall, 1717 Claflin Rd
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: 785-532-3935
skcbiol@ksu.edu


John A. Stanford, PhD

Program Coordinator, KUMC Campus Coordinator

Associate Professor
Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology
University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-7416; Fax: 913-588-7430
jstanford@kumc.edu


John Tomich, PhD

Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Kansas State University
206 Burt Hall
Manhattan, KS 66502
Phone: 785-532-5956; Fax: 785-532-6297
jtomich@ksu.edu


Leanne Wiedemann, PhD

Staff Scientist
Stowers Institute for Medical Research
1000 East 50th Street
Kansas City, MO 64110
Phone: 816-926-4052
lmw@stowers-Institute.org


Douglas E. (Doug) Wright, PhD

Principal Investigator
Co-Director of the Neuroscience Graduate Program and Vice Chair

Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Mail Stop 3038, 3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160
Phone: 913-588-2713; Fax: 913-588-5677
dwright@kumc.edu


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