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Core Facilities Committees

Inter-Institutional Core Advisory Committee

This Committee serves as an advisory board for the Open Access Initiative between Northwestern, the University of Chicago and the University of Illinois-Chicago. The members below are representatives from Northwestern and include senior faculty and senior administrators in the Office for Research.

Current Members:
Andrew Ott – Research Associate Professor and Director of Core Facilities

Amy Paller Professor and Faculty Director of SDRC
John Disterhoft
Professor and Faculty Director of BPC
Karl Scheidt
Professor and Faculty Director of ChemCore
Vinayak P. Dravid
– Professor and Faculty Director of NUANCE

University Core Facility Advisory Board

This Committee meets quarterly to coordinate policies and procedures regarding core facilities across the University. Topics include strategic planning, marketing, professional development and tactical business decisions that promote and enhance the operations and management of core facilities.

Co-Chair:  Andy Ott – Director of Core Facilities (OR)
Co-Chair:  Jeff Weiss – Director of Research Core Planning (FSM)

Current Members:

Fruma YehielyAssociate Vice President for Research
Jian CaoAssociate Vice President for Research
Kelly MayoAssociate Dean for Research (WCAS)
Suchitra Swaminathan – Director of Flow Cytometry
Vadim BackmanAssociate Director of the Cancer Center
Rex ChisholmAssociate Vice President for Research and Associate Dean for Research (FSM)
Rich LueptowSenior Associate Dean for Research (McC)
Vinayak P. DravidFaculty Director of NUANCE
OR Review Panel – Fall 2019

Chair: Rich Lueptow, Senior Associate Dean for Research (McC)

Mike Bedzyk, Faculty Director of X-Ray Facility
Anil Dhote, Director of MPMF
Young Goo, Director of Proteomics Facility
Jessica Hornick, Director of Biological Imaging Facility
Mike Jewett, Faculty Director of rPPC
Mark Karver, Director of Peptide Synthesis Facility
Evan Kiskinis, Faculty Director of Stem Cell Facility
Chi-Hao Luan, Director of HTAL
Chris Malliakas, Co-Director of IMSERC
Kelly Mayo, Associate Dean for Research (WCAS)
Ken Pooppelmeier, Faculty Director of REACT
Neil Schweitzer, Director of REACT
David Seidman, Faculty Director of NUCAPT
Suchitra Swaminathan, Director of Flow Cytometry
Alex Waters, Manager of CAMI
Craig Weiss, Director of Behavioral Phenotyping Facility
Jeff Weiss, Director of Research Core Planning (FSM)