IBC Membership

The IBC consists of University faculty and community representatives. The individual members contribute the professional competency necessary to review specific research activities representing a broad range of disciplines through experience and expertise in their fields.

The fully convened IBC meetings take place at least quarterly either virtually or on the Storrs campus and is made up of the following members:

IBC Chair: Mary Anne Amalaradjou, PhD, DVM Associate Professor, Animal Science

IBC Vice Chair: Steven Szczepanek, PhD Associate Professor, Pathobiology

Alfredo Angeles-Boza, PhD Associate Professor, Chemistry

        James Brennan, MS Administrative Program Manager (Facility Operations & Technical Training), Animal Care Services

Karen Moré, MS (ex officio) Director of Research Compliance – Animal Research & Safety

David Cavallaro, MS, CBSP (voting ex officio) Institutional Biosafety Officer, Environmental Health & Safety

Terri Dominguez, MSPH, CSP (ex officio) Director, Environmental Health & Safety

Bobbie Macierowski, MS Non-Affiliated Community Member, Biosafety Outreach Officer / State Training Coordinator / Microbiologist 2, Connecticut Department of Public Health

Robert Miller, MPH, RS Non-Affiliated Community Member, Director of Health, Eastern Highlands Health District

Curtis Schondelmeyer, DVM, CPIA, DACLAM (voting ex officio) Director and Attending Veterinarian, Animal Care Services

Geoffrey Tanner, PhD Assistant Professor-in-Residence, Physiology and Neurobiology

Ad-Hoc Plant Expert Consultant: Yaowu Yuan, PhD Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology