Huimin Zhang

Huimin Zhang

Huimin Zhang has provided several years of technical support working with life science-related products, and she has over a decade of research experience in a genomic research lab. Before joining the CCIL, Zhang spent seven years as a lab manager in the Carl R. Woese...
Hui Xu

Hui Xu

Dr. Hui Xu is the inaugural Research Coordinator for the CCIL Tumor Engineering and Phenotyping (TEP) Shared Resource. Dr. Xu  received a doctoral degree in molecular biology and has helped set up a protein facility at Texas A&M University, as well as helped grow...
Cathy Tingley

Cathy Tingley

Cathy Tingley has provided administrative support at the University of Illinois since 1995 in the Department of Chemistry.  She joined the Institute for Genomic Biology in 2006.  In 2008 Cathy became the administrative assistant for the newly formed Division...
Barry Schatz

Barry Schatz

Barry Schatz serves as the Associate Director for Administration for the Cancer Center at Illinois. At the CCIL, he is responsible for the administrative operations of the research and education activities, including oversight of grant and fiscal support services....
Marcia “Marci” Pool

Marcia “Marci” Pool

Marcia Pool received her PhD in Biomedical Engineering from Louisiana Tech University. She was the Director of Undergraduate Programs in the Department of Bioengineering at Illinois from 2015 to 2019. She develops problem-based laboratories to enhance experimental...
Liudmila “Mila” Mirica

Liudmila “Mila” Mirica

Prior to joining the CCIL, Mila Mirica served as the Director of Budget and Finance in the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. Mila brings nine years of finance and administrative experience in a NCI designated comprehensive cancer center. In 2009, she...
James McGraw

James McGraw

James McGraw is the lab administrator for the Bhargava group. Jim began his career at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2013, as an Account Technician I, in the School of Integrative Biology Business Office. Eight Months later, Jim was promoted to...
Amber Lannert

Amber Lannert

Amber Lannert received her BA in psychology from Eastern Illinois University and joined the University of Illinois in 2017 after seventeen years as an executive in a non-profit healthcare leadership and fundraising. She develops the integrated strategic plan for all...
Tor W. Jensen

Tor W. Jensen

Tor Jensen has Bachelor degrees in Chemical Engineering and Chemistry from the University of Minnesota and received his PhD from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Northwestern University in 2004.   At the University of Illinois, he has...
Jordan Goebig

Jordan Goebig

Before joining the Cancer Center, Jordan was a Communications Specialist at the Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment at Illinois. Her previous experience includes working as an Assistant Director at the Illinois Property Assessment Institute and as a...
Andréa Fain

Andréa Fain

Andréa Fain holds a Masters degree in Higher Education Administration as well as a Bachelors degree in Business Administration. Over ten years of experience with increasing responsibility at Illinois, she provides expansive knowledge spanning the breadth of University...
Rex Gaskins

Rex Gaskins

H. Rex Gaskins’ research focuses on host-intestinal microbe interactions relevant to colorectal cancer with a particular interest in microbial sulfur metabolism. Efforts to understand colonic mucosal responses to hydrogen sulfide led to further interest in redox...