Taylor Abad

Lab Coordinator

BSIF 2219
Coordinates the Introductory Biology Program laboratory courses.

Catharine Arnold

Management Services Officer
Interim Graduate Advisor

4306 Life Sciences Building
Oversees the departmental operation and is responsible for it running smoothly.

Pedro Castellon

Undergraduate Advisor

3320 Life Sciences Building
Serves as Undergraduate Advisor, working with students and faculty in areas of undergraduate education.

Catherine Drake

Academic Coordinator

1118 BSIF

Assists the MCDB and EEMB departments with running Intro Bio lecture and laboratory courses.

Sayward Halling

Intro Bio Program Manager

1118 Biological Sciences Instructional Facility
Works cross-departmentally with MCDB and EEMB to oversee the administration of lecture and laboratory Intro Bio courses.

Cameron Hannah-Bick

Greenhouse Manager

540 Greenhouse
Maintains the school’s teaching collection and assists researchers with their experiments.

Ken Irwin

Shop Superintendent

1250A Bio Shop

Andi Jorgensen

Director of Finance
Interim Graduate Advisor

4308 Life Sciences Building
Responsible for finance administration, payroll, non-academic personnel, recharges, & accounts payable.

Ryan Langlo

Developmental Tech III

1255 Bio Shop
Assists with scientific equipment repair, research apparatus fabrication, and maintenance of departmental equipment.

Alice Nguyen

Academic Coordinator, Introductory Biology

4326 Life Sciences Building
Oversees the Introductory Biology Program, including both lecture and lab courses. Co-director of the Ocean Global Change Biology REU program.

Michael (Mickey) O'Connell

Marine Mechanician

1007 Marine Biotech
Responsible for the daily upkeep of departmental boats, research equipment maintenance and repair, facilities management, and design and construction services.

Christian Orsini

Assistant Diver / Collector

102 Building 465
Responsible for animal collections and care, facilities operations and maintenance, and captaining departmental boats.

Oscar Perez

Lab Manager

1118 Biological Sciences Instructional Facility
Manages the Introductory Biology Program laboratory courses.

Christoph Pierre

Director of Marine Operations

102 Building 465
Responsible for marine operations, seawater system function, boating program oversight and animal collections.

Michael Tucker

Undergraduate Academic Advisor

3318 Life Sciences Building
Advises undergraduates on the biology major(s), reviews petitions for graduation matters and creates the schedule of classes for each quarter.

Christopher Villaseñor

Departmental Assistant

4316 Life Sciences Building

Shelly Vizzolini

Academic Personnel

4310 Life Sciences Building
Responsible for academic personnel. Academic year and summer curriculum. Oversees student advising support staff.

Brian Wolf

Web Designer / Developer

2302 Life Sciences Building
Designs, maintains and develops websites for academic, research, outreach programs for the UCSB campus.