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Henry Baker 
Associate Director | 352-273-5935 |

Cindy Heesacker
AST DIR, Administrative Services  | 352-273-5033 |

  • Provides support and tracking of initiatives and ongoing reporting and spending in the Institute
  • In absence of Director, has full responsibility for all daily administrative and fiscal operations
  • Develops and maintains a network of relationships with local, regional and campus affiliates

Cornelia Frazier 
Administrative Support AST III | 352-273-8290 |

  • Administrative Assistant to UFGI Director
  • Maintains UFGI Director’s calendar
  • Manages UFGI office staff
  • Processes HR and Fiscal transactions
  • Provides assistance with Seminar series and annual Florida Genetics Symposium

Hope Parmeter 
Program Assistant, Graduate Program | 352-273-8289 |

  • Genetics Institute Graduate Program
  • Provides administrative assistance to the Graduate Coordinator(s)
  • Maintains Conference Room 111 calendar
  • Schedules weekly graduate student luncheon
  • Processes HR and Fiscal transactions for the graduate program/students

Greg Tyler
CGRC Building Coordinator | 352-273-8263 |

  • Responsible for Cancer & Genetics Research Complex, including both UFGI and UF Health Cancer Center facilities.

David Rinc
Loading Dock-Receiving Manager | 352-273-8331 |

  • Manager of shipping and receiving at Cancer & Genetics Research Complex


General Email

Micayla Kinder 
Marketing & Communications Coordinator | 352-273-8413 |

IT Services

Thaddeus Suggs, Eric Sanchez

IT Support |

Brad Barbazuk

Computer Chair  | 352-273-8624 |

UF IT help-desk
352-392–4357 |

UF Health IT help-desk
352-265-0526 | on-line service request at