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Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics

Houston, Texas

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Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
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Administration

The Administrative Office of the Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics assists faculty and staff members in their respective research and educational activities, and assists students of the department in their academic careers. Services include, but are not limited to, financial reporting, grant submission, human resources, purchasing, travel, information technology, seminar preparation and graduate program administration.


Name/E-mail

Title

Phone

Responsibilities

Ross Adkins

Administrator

713-798-4700

Department Administrator

Lynda Attaway

Senior Administrative Assistant I

713-798-4700

-Administrative assistant to Dr. Hamilton (Chair)
-Assists faculty
-SAP ordering (departmental supplies and equipment)
-Travel arrangements for seminars
-Reimbursement processing
-Faculty Appointments
-Conference room- update and maintain schedule
-Coordination of meetings

Debbie Colbert

Senior Administrative Assistant II

713-798-5113

-Human Resources - create and fill positions in SAP
- Assist faculty
-Maintain employee records
-Time and attendance entry
-Terminations
-VISA and other appointment paperwork
-Issue keys, long distance codes, and copier codes
-Reimbursement processing
-Conference room- update and maintain schedule
-Coordination of meetings

Tammy Frank

Laboratory Helper

713-798-4700

-Cleans laboratory equipment
-Retrieves, washes, dries, sterilizes, and redistributes laboratory glassware
-Operates autoclave and dishwasher

Janet Joines Tran

Accountant

713-798-5107

-Financial reporting
-Setup, maintain, and close out project reporting
-Research encumbered expenses
-Audit & correct grant reports
-Account maintenance
-Correct & approve expenditures in SAP
-SAP issues and concerns

Meagan Simpson

Academic Coordinator

713-798-5109

-Program coordinator for the Graduate School Program
-Coordinates administrative duties for the Education Program
-Seminar Series - Coordinate speaker's travel and itinerary