Staff Directory

Directorate for Biological Sciences  (BIO/OAD)

Phone: (703) 292-8400 | Fax: (703) 292-9154 | Room: C 12000 | Website

Directorate for Biological Sciences list
Assistant Director
Susan Marqusee
(703) 292-7361 C 12004 smarquse@nsf.gov
Deputy Assistant Director
Simon Malcomber
(703) 292-8227 C 12006 smalcomb@nsf.gov
Directorate Operations Officer
Reyda P Gonzalez-Nieves
(703) 292-7183 C 12022 rpgonzal@nsf.gov
Science Advisor
Karen C Cone
(703) 292-4967 E 12461 kccone@nsf.gov
Science Advisor
Brent J Miller
(703) 292-2988 C 12016 bmiller@nsf.gov
Communications Specialist
Jared M Dashoff
(703) 292-4523 C 12014 jdashoff@nsf.gov
Management and Program Analyst
Alexis Patullo
(703) 292-2265 C 12015A apatullo@nsf.gov
Staff Associate
Lynette M Bouchie
(703) 292-8843 C 12033 lbouchie@nsf.gov
IT Specialist
Eric Goulette
(703) 292-4232 C 12017A egoulett@nsf.gov
IT Computer Specialist
Jeffrey J. Lawson
(703) 292-7915 C 12015B jlawson@nsf.gov
Executive Assistant
Alicia Hightower
(703) 292-4795 C 12000A ahightow@nsf.gov
AAAS Fellow
Martin Liu
(703) 292-4704 C 12019B mliu@nsf.gov

Division of Molecular & Cellular Biosciences  (BIO/MCB)

Phone: (703) 292-8440 | Fax: (703) 292-9061 | Room: E 12400External Website

Division of Molecular & Cellular Biosciences list
Division Director
Theresa A Good
(703) 292-2450 E 12461 tgood@nsf.gov
Deputy Division Director
Charles Cunningham
(703) 292-2283 E 12485 chacunni@nsf.gov
Operations Manager
Rosetta W Rhine
(703) 292-7391 E 12467 rwrhine@nsf.gov
Program Analyst
Tresa S Proffitt
(703) 292-7894 Offsite tproffit@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Ismael Gonzalez
(703) 292-2248 E 10452B igonzale@nsf.gov
Science Assistant
Kaidra Nicole Riggins
E 12462A kriggins@nsf.gov
Program Assistant
Rachelis Flores
(703) 292-7344 E 12358C rflores@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Abdul RASHID Baig
E 12484B abaig@nsf.gov
Program Assistant
Bolaji Oyegbola
(703) 292-2603 E 12462C boloyegb@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Berkeley Wilkins
(703) 292-7339 E 12339A bwilkins@nsf.gov

Cellular Dynamics and Function  (BIO/MCB)

Phone: (703) 292-8440 | Fax: (703) 292-9061

Cellular Dynamics and Function list
Program Director
Matthew John Buechner
E 12477 mbuechne@nsf.gov
Program Director
Richard James Cyr
(703) 292-8440 Offsite rcyr@nsf.gov
Program Director
Loretta Jackson-Hayes
(703) 292-4286 E 12476 lojackso@nsf.gov
Program Director
Elizabeth S Sztul
E 12345A esztul@nsf.gov

Cellular Dynamics and Function Administrative Staff 

Phone: (703) 292-8440


Genetic Mechanisms  (BIO/MCB)

Phone: (703) 292-8440 | Fax: (703) 292-9061

Genetic Mechanisms list
Program Director
Clifford Weil
(703) 292-4668 E 12483 cweil@nsf.gov
Program Director
Manju M Hingorani
703-292-7323 E12469 mhingora@nsf.gov
Program Director
Stephen DiFazio
(703) 292-4517 E 12472 sdifazio@nsf.gov
Program Director
Arcady R. Mushegian
(703) 292-8528 E 12475 amushegi@nsf.gov

Genetic Mechanisms Administrative Staff 

Phone: (703) 292-8440


Molecular Biophysics  (BIO/MCB)

Phone: (703) 292-8440 | Fax: (703) 292-9061

Molecular Biophysics list
Program Director
Wilson A. Francisco
(703) 292-7856 E 12481 wfrancis@nsf.gov
Program Director
Jaroslaw Majewski
(703) 292-7278 E 12463 jmajewsk@nsf.gov
Program Director
Engin Serpersu
(703) 292-7124 E 12471 eserpers@nsf.gov
Program Director
Ishita Mukerji
(703) 292-2499 E 12416 imukerji@nsf.gov

Molecular Biophysics Administrative Staff 

Phone: (703) 292-8440


Systems and Synthetic Biology  (BIO/MCB)

Phone: (703) 292-8440 | Fax: (703) 292-9061

Systems and Synthetic Biology list
Program Director
David Rockcliffe
(703) 292-7123 E 12465 drockcli@nsf.gov
Program Director
Anthony G Garza
(703) 292-2489 E 12416 aggarza@nsf.gov
Program Director
David John Klinke
(703) 292-2890 E 12474 dklinke@nsf.gov
Program Director
Bianca Garner
(703) 292-7587 offsite bgarner@nsf.gov

Systems and Synthetic Biology Administrative Staff 

Phone: (703) 292-8440 | Fax: (703) 292-9061


Division of Biological Infrastructure  (BIO/DBI)

Phone: (703) 292-8470 | Fax: (703) 292-9063 | Room: W 12200External Website

Division of Biological Infrastructure list
Acting Division Director
James O. Deshler
(703) 292-8470 W 12235 jdeshler@nsf.gov
Acting Deputy Division Director
Katharina Dittmar
(703) 292-7799 W 12136 kdittmar@nsf.gov
Division Secretary
Jerrinus Cross
(703) 292-7154 W 12225D jcross@nsf.gov
Program Support Manager
Deseree W. Mason
(703) 292-7157 W12255 dwmason@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Curtis Stellfox
(703) 292-7717 W 12214B cstellfo@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Maya S. Anderson
(703) 292-7890 W 12214C manderso@nsf.gov
Program Analyst
Jeffrey D Rieke
(703) 292-5303 OFFSITE jrieke@nsf.gov
Program Analyst
Pauline Meng
(703) 292-4542 OFFSITE pmeng@nsf.gov
Operations Specialist
Ashley L. Hobbs
(703) 292-4972 W 12237 ahobbs@nsf.gov
Student Trainee (Program Assistant)
HUONG THI THU LE
(703) 292-2369 W 12244B htle@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Tonisha S Thompson
N/A tonthomp@nsf.gov
Science Advisor for Assessment
Leslie Ries
(703) 292-7102 W 12241 lries@nsf.gov
Program Manager
Stewart Lamerdin
(703) 292-2330 W 12225C slamerdi@nsf.gov
BIOLOGIST
Kayleigh Elizabeth Hood
N/A khood@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Hannah Perry
(703) 292-7358 W 12225B hanperry@nsf.gov
Program Assistant
Dionjala J Thompson
(703) 292-7214 W 12200A djthomps@nsf.gov

Centers, Facilities, and Additional Research Infrastructure  (BIO/DBI)



Centers, Facilities, and Additional Research Infrastructure list
Program Director
Steven E. Ellis
(703) 292-7876 W 12203 stellis@nsf.gov
Program Director
Sridhar Raghavachari
(703) 292-4845 E 12328 sraghava@nsf.gov
Program Director
Charlotte Roehm
(703) 292-4218 W 12217 croehm@nsf.gov
Program Director
Andrew James Elmore
(703) 292-7939 W 12244D aelmore@nsf.gov
Program Director
John Steven Cole De Belle
(703) 292-2975 W 12244C jcdebell@nsf.gov

NEON 


OED Synthesis Center 


Biology Integration Institutes 


Human Resources  (BIO/DBI)

Phone: (703) 292-8470 | Fax: (703) 292-9063

Human Resources list
Program Director
Joel K Abraham
(703) 292-4694 W 12239 jkabraha@nsf.gov
Program Director
Deana Erdner
(703) 292-2053 W 12249 derdner@nsf.gov
Program Director
Andrea Holgado de Brigueda
(703) 292-7076 W 12247 aholgado@nsf.gov
Program Director
Sally E. O'Connor
(703) 292-8470 W 12219 soconnor@nsf.gov
Program Director
Amanda Alice Simcox
W 12253 asimcox@nsf.gov
Program Director
Melissa Ann Pilgrim
(703) 292-4152 W 12225A mpilgrim@nsf.gov

Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology 

Phone: (703) 292-8470 | Fax: (703) 292-9063


Research Experiences for Undergraduates 

Phone: (703) 292-8470 | Fax: (703) 292-9063


Research Coordination Network 


Research Resources  (BIO/DBI)

Phone: (703) 292-8470 | Fax: (703) 292-9063

Research Resources list
Program Director
Reed Schiele Beaman
(703) 292-7163 W 12245 rsbeaman@nsf.gov
Program Director
Jennifer Walsh Weller
(703) 292-2224 W 12251 jweller@nsf.gov
Program Director
David Liberles
W 12256C dliberle@nsf.gov
Program Director
Eric H. Lyons
W 12244A erlyons@nsf.gov

Advancing Digitization of Biodiversity Collections 


Capacity: Bio Collections 


Capacity: Cyberinfrastructure 


Capacity: Field Stations 


Innovation: Bioinformatics 


Innovation: Instrumentation 


Innovation: Research Methods 


Macrosystems 


Sustaining 


Division of Integrative Organismal Systems  (BIO/IOS)

Phone: (703) 292-8420 | Fax: (703) 292-9153 | Room: E 12300External Website

Division of Integrative Organismal Systems list
Division Director
Maria Denise Dearing
(703) 292-2209 E 12312 mdearing@nsf.gov
Deputy Division Director
Michelle M. Elekonich
(703) 292-7202 E 12316 melekoni@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Janice Hermann
(703) 292-4578 E 12339B jhermann@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Eric Aaron Kornegay
(703) 292-2213 E 12300 erkorneg@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Ben Wong
(703) 292-2297 E 12358A cbwong@nsf.gov
Operations Manager
Daniel Paul Gerszewski
(703) 292-4637 E 12346 DGERSZEW@nsf.gov
Management Analyst
Sheila D. Wilkinson
(703) 292-4864 OFFSITE sdwilkin@nsf.gov
Science Advisor
Julie B Kellner
(703) 292-4834 E 12338 jkellner@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Elizabeth B. Bell
(703) 292-7881 E 12358D ebell@nsf.gov
Program Assistant
Adama Lamon
(703) 292-8102 E 12381A alamon@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Regina Baker
(703) 292-7758 E 12372C rbaker@nsf.gov
Biologist
Rachel Shackelford
(703) 292-8497 E 12484A rshackel@nsf.gov
Biologist
Elizabeth Wenker
(703) 292-8584 E 12381C ewenker@nsf.gov
Program Director
Daniel R. Marenda
(703) 292-2157 W 12253 dmarenda@nsf.gov

Behavioral Systems Cluster  (BIO/IOS)

Phone: (703) 292-8423 | Fax: (703) 292-9153

Behavioral Systems Cluster list
Program Director
Jodie M. Jawor
(703) 292-7887 OFFSITE jjawor@nsf.gov
Program Director
Colette Marie St. Mary
(703) 292-4332 E 12318 cstmary@nsf.gov
Program Director
Susan Renn
(703) 292-2260 E 12327 srenn@nsf.gov

Developmental Systems Cluster  (BIO/IOS)

Phone: (703) 292-8417 | Fax: (703) 292-9153

Developmental Systems Cluster list
Program Director
Anna K. Allen
(703) 292-8011 E 12324 akallen@nsf.gov
Science Expert
Philip William Becraft
(703) 292-2477 OFFSITE pbecraft@nsf.gov

Neural Systems Cluster  (BIO/IOS)

Phone: (703) 292-8421 | Fax: (703) 292-9153

Neural Systems Cluster list
Program Director
Melissa Jeanette Coleman
(703) 292-2657 E 12332 melcolem@nsf.gov
Program Director
Paul Forlano
(703) 292-4611 E 12315 pforlano@nsf.gov
Program Director
Laura Noemi Borodinsky
(703) 292-4958 E 12372A lborodin@nsf.gov
Program Director
Edda Thiels
(703) 292-8421 E 12334 ethiels@nsf.gov

Physiological and Structural Systems Cluster  (BIO/IOS)

Phone: (703) 292-8413 | Fax: (703) 292-9153

Physiological and Structural Systems Cluster list
Program Director
Kathryn Dickson
(703) 292-7380 E 12319 kdickson@nsf.gov
Program Director
Theodore J. Morgan
(703) 292-7868 E 12335 tmorgan@nsf.gov
Program Director
Joanna Shisler
(703) 292-5368 E 12329 jshisler@nsf.gov
Program Director
Miriam Adele Ashley-Ross
(703) 292-4997 E 12322 mashleyr@nsf.gov
Program Director
Mamta Rawat
(703) 292-7265 E 12326 mrawat@nsf.gov
Program Director
Courtney Elaine Jahn
(703) 292-7746 E 12317 cjahn@nsf.gov
Program Director
Keith Reinhardt
(703) 292-4854 E 12325 kreinhar@nsf.gov
Program Director
Aardra Kachroo
(703) 292-7826 E 12336 akachroo@nsf.gov
Program Director
Cristiana M Argueso
(703) 292-5090 E 12358B cargueso@nsf.gov
Program Director
Douglas Kilpatrick Abbot
(703) 292-4740 C 12041 dkabbot@nsf.gov
Program Director
Amer Fayad
OFFSITE afayad@nsf.gov
Science Expert
Irwin Forseth
N/A iforseth@nsf.gov

Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP)  (BIO/IOS)

Phone: (703) 292-4400 | Fax: (703) 292-9153

Plant Genome Research Program (PGRP) list
Program Director
Diane Jofuku Okamuro
(703) 292-4508 E 12344 dokamuro@nsf.gov
Program Director
Gerald Schoenknecht
(703) 292-5076 E 12337 gschoenk@nsf.gov
Program Director
Kan Wang
(703) 292-4591 C 12031 kawang@nsf.gov
Program Director
Pankaj Jaiswal
(703) 292-4594 E 12342 pjaiswal@nsf.gov

Division of Environmental Biology  (BIO/DEB)

Phone: (703) 292-8480 | Fax: (703) 292-9064 | Room: W 12100External Website

Division of Environmental Biology list
Division Director
Allen J. Moore
(703) 292-4807 W 12142 ajmoore@nsf.gov
Deputy Division Director
Bernice L. Smith
(703) 292-8466 W 12144 bersmith@nsf.gov
AAAS Fellow
Nicole Barger
(703) 292-4441 C 12015C nbarger@nsf.gov
Program Assistant
Melody C Jenkins
(703) 292-7362 C 12017B mjenkins@nsf.gov
Biologist
Emily Maria Mellicant
(703) 292-2492 OFFSITE emellica@nsf.gov

Population & Community Ecology Cluster  (BIO/DEB)

Phone: (703) 292-8481 | Fax: (703) 292-9064

Population & Community Ecology Cluster list
Program Director
Betsy Von Holle
(703) 292-4974 W 12126 mvonholl@nsf.gov
Program Director
Andrea Porras-Alfaro
(703) 292-2944 W 12162 aporrasa@nsf.gov
Program Director
Jeremy Wojdak
(703) 292-8781 W 12135 jwojdak@nsf.gov
Program Director
Kari Segraves
(703) 292-8935 W 12129 ksegrave@nsf.gov
Program Director
Steven Dudgeon
(703) 292-2279 W 12153 sdudgeon@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Elizabeth Banda Cruz
(703) 292-4467 E 12466A ecruz@nsf.gov
Program Assistant
Danis Michelle M Bonilla
(703) 292-8098 W 12172B dbonilla@nsf.gov
Student Trainee - Program Assistant
Samaya Fallings
(703) 292-7222 W 12172A sfalling@nsf.gov

Ecosystem Science Cluster  (BIO/DEB)

Phone: (703) 292-8481 | Fax: (703) 292-9064

Ecosystem Science Cluster list
Program Director
Kendra McLauchlan
(703) 292-2217 W 12148 kmclauch@nsf.gov
Program Director
Matthew D. Kane
(703) 292-7186 W 12164 mkane@nsf.gov
Program Director
Robyn Smyth
(703) 292-2996 W 12155 rsmyth@nsf.gov
Program Director
Jason B. West
(703) 292-7410 W 12189 jwest@nsf.gov
Program Director
Kirsten Schwarz
(703) 292-2416 OFFSITE kschwarz@nsf.gov
Program Analyst
Megan Lewis
(703) 292-4941 OFFSITE meglewis@nsf.gov
Program Assistant
Danis Michelle M Bonilla
(703) 292-8098 W 12172B dbonilla@nsf.gov
Student Trainee - Program Assistant
Samaya Fallings
(703) 292-7222 W 12172A sfalling@nsf.gov

Evolutionary Processes Cluster  (BIO/DEB)

Phone: (703) 292-8481 | Fax: (703) 292-9064

Evolutionary Processes Cluster list
Program Director
Samuel M. Scheiner
(703) 292-7175 W 12134 sscheine@nsf.gov
Program Director
Leslie J. Rissler
(703) 292-4628 W 12144 lrissler@nsf.gov
Program Director
Francisco Bilbao Moore
(703) 292-5376 W 12162 fbmoore@nsf.gov
Program Director
Matthew Herron
(703) 292-5361 W 12188 mherron@nsf.gov
Program Director
Jeremiah William Busch
(703) 292-5168 W 12124 jbusch@nsf.gov
Biologist
Megan A Parks
(703) 292-5192 OFFSITE mparks@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Christina N. Washington
(703) 292-2083 W 12157C cwashing@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Simmone Deane
(703) 292-7512 W 12172D sdeane@nsf.gov

Systematic Biodiversity Science Cluster  (BIO/DEB)

Phone: (703) 292-8481 | Fax: (703) 292-9064

Systematic Biodiversity Science Cluster list
Program Director
Maureen M Kearney
(703) 292-8239 W 12158 mkearney@nsf.gov
Program Director
Christopher Balakrishnan
(703) 292-2331 W 12137 cbalakri@nsf.gov
Program Director
Matthew Fujita
(703) 292-7814 W 12156 mfujita@nsf.gov
Program Director
Mary Aime
(703) 292-4572 W 12147 maime@nsf.gov
Program Director
Carolyn Jeannine Ferguson
(703) 292-2689 W 12182 cferguso@nsf.gov
Biologist
Rachel L Roberts
(703) 292-8248 OFFSITE rarobert@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Christina N. Washington
(703) 292-2083 W 12157C cwashing@nsf.gov
Program Specialist
Simmone Deane
(703) 292-7512 W 12172D sdeane@nsf.gov

Emerging Frontiers Office  (BIO/EF)

Phone: (703) 292-8400 | Fax: (703) 292-9054External Website