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 of Biomedical Sciences, which then transformed into the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Institute. Over these years she has attained extensive knowledge with many areas of the campus in administrative, support for students at both undergrad and grad student level, and wide-ranging grant experience.
Cathy has supported the Cancer Center at Illinois since its inception and serves as the liaison between CCIL and the Carle Cancer Center. She supports all aspects of research for CCIL at the Biomedical Research Center, where she provides support for the Bioengineering /CCIL faculty and staff.