Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Development

Parent unit(s): College of Biological Sciences

Unit Contact Information

US mailing address: 321 Church St SE, 6-160 Jackson Hall, Minneapolis MN 55455  Map

Campus mail address: 6-160, del code 1217

Phone number: (612) 624-3110

Fax number: (612) 626-6140

gcd@umn.edu

https://cbs.umn.edu/academics/departments/gcd

Employee Information

  • Department HeadTom Hays, (612) 626-2949

    • Center DirectorTerri Ritz, (612) 624-5953

    • Executive AssistantJess Gullikson, (612) 625-0988

  • Associate HeadMelissa Gardner, (612) 626-6760

  • Associate HeadMary Porter, (612) 626-1901

  • Graduate Studies

    • DirectorSivaraj Sivaramakrishnan, (612) 301-1537

    • DirectorHiroshi Nakato, (612) 625-1727

    • Program CoordinatorSue Knoblauch, (612) 624-7470

  • Undergraduate Studies

    • DirectorRobert Brooker, (612) 624-3053

      • Program CoordinatorSue Knoblauch, (612) 624-7470

  • Office Personnel

    • Finance Professional 2Diane Arney, (612) 624-1200

    • Human Resources SpecialistDenetra Cade, (612) 624-3401

    • Finance Professional 3Laura Diedrich, (612) 624-0947

    • Grants and Contracts Professional 3Paulie Garcia, (612) 626-6257

    • Finance Professional 1Pamela Hyser, (612) 625-1131

    • Program and Project SpecialistSue Knoblauch, (612) 624-7470

    • Grants and Contracts Professional 3Michelle Lewis, (612) 625-8470

    • Program and Project SpecialistJess Gullikson, (612) 625-0988

    • Human Resources Generalist 1Laurie O’Neill, (612) 625-8471

    • Grants and Contracts Professional 3David Okita, (612) 624-7107

    • Accountant IIOtto Palmer, (612) 626-9976

    • Human Resources Generalist 3 and HR SupervisorMoyya Kemp, (612) 301-2472

    • Administrative Manager 3 and Center DirectorTerri Ritz, (612) 624-5953

    • Finance Manager 1 and Accounting SupervisorBarbara Royce, (612) 301-1652

    • Administrative Manager 1 and Grants SupervisorJeffery Schaub, (612) 625-1166

    • Finance Professional 2Mohini Singh, (612) 625-8607

  • Centers

  • Caenorhabditis Genetics Center

    • DirectorAnn Rougvie

  • Center for Precision Plant Genomics

    • DirectorDaniel Voytas

  • Developmental Biology Center

    • DirectorDavid Zarkower

Faculty and Instructors

Professors: Vivian Bardwell, Robert Brooker, David Greenstein, Perry Hackett, Tom Hays, Bonnie LeRoy, R. Scott McIvor, Hiroshi Nakato, Thomas Neufeld, Michael O’Connor, Mary Porter, Ann Rougvie, Jeff Simon, Margaret Titus, Brian Van Ness, Daniel Voytas, David Zarkower

Associate Professors: Lihsia Chen, Duncan Clarke, Sean Conner, Laura Gammill, Melissa Gardner, Victoria Iwanij, Yasuhiko Kawakami, , Nobuaki Kikyo, David Kirkpatrick, Deanna Koepp, York Marahrens, Naoko Shima, Sivaraj Sivaramakrishnan, Nikunj Somia

Assistant Professors: Kate Adamala, Frank Albert, Ran Blekhman, Naomi Courtemanche, Aaron Engelhart, G.W. Gant Luxton, Jan Norrander, Daniel Schmidt, Heather Zierhut

Emeritus Faculty: G. Eric Bauer, Martin Blumenfeld, Kathleen Conklin, William Cunningham, David Fan, Anthony Faras, Stuart Goldstein, David Hamilton, Robert Herman, William Herman, Ross Johnson, Richard King, Ryoko Kuriyama, Richard Linck, Paul Magee, Robert McKinnell, Jocelyn Shaw, Judson Sheridan, Michael Simmons, Jonathan Slack, Robert Sorenson

Send update requests to gcd@umn.edu.