Kristin Giglietti

Kristin Giglietti

Kristin Giglietti received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Biological Sciences from Eastern Illinois University. She has diverse professional experience in education involving both formal and informal education, as well as program development, outreach,...
Taylor Dent

Taylor Dent

Taylor received her bachelor’s degree in sociology and anthropology from the University of Illinois Springfield. She has worked in several industries including government, nonprofit, and education. Prior to working for the Cancer Center at Illinois, Taylor served as...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
Nibedita Chakraborty

Nibedita Chakraborty

Prior to joining CCIL, Nibedita worked as Research Program Coordinator at West Cancer Center & Research Institute, Memphis (Germantown), Tennessee, providing leadership in managing clinical research studies. She has extensive experience in the area of advanced...
Jason Butler

Jason Butler

With over 20 years of business administration experience with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jason provides a comprehensive understanding of the university’s financial and accounting operations. In previous positions with the Office of Vice Chancellor...