BMBB administrative resources

BioGen Administrative Center

Terri Ritz | BioGen Center Director
(612) 624-5953 |

Barbara Royce | Accounting Manager
(612) 301-1652 |

Jeff Schaub | Grants Manager
(612) 625-1166 |

Bev Retzlaff | Human Resources Manager
(612) 625-4440 |

David Okita | Lab Safety Officer
(612) 624-7107 |

Core facilities

Biophysical Technology Center
  • Director: Dr. Robyn T. Rebbeck
  • Assistant Director: Dr. Andrew Thompson
Center For Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics
  • Director: Dr. Tim Griffin
  • Manager: Dr. Julie Kirihara
Kahlert Structural Biology Laboratory
  • Director: Dr. Carrie Wilmot
  • Manager: Dr. Ed Hoeffner
Nano Crystallization Facility
  • Director: Dr. Hideki Aihara
  • Manager: Ke Shi
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facility
  • Director (Interim): Dr. Kevin Mayo
  • Manager: Tara Mclane

Quick links

Research Building Management Services

Grant research

Human Resources

Lab safety

The following types of events should be treated as an emergency:

  • If there is a fire and/or explosion, or if you see smoke
  • If there is a spill of or exposure to radioactive, chemical, biological materials, or any other potentially hazardous substances.
  • If someone has been injured or is experiencing some type of medical crisis. Some symptoms to look for are:
    • Uncontrolled bleeding
    • Loss of consciousness
    • Difficult breathing 

General Emergency Procedure

  1. Notify everyone around you of the emergency situation.
  2. Call 911. 
    • Be sure to call 911 for any situation similar to those described above, even if you are not sure if the situation is an emergency. The dispatcher can determine if it is necessary to send emergency personnel.
    • If you are calling from a non-University phone, ask for the University's dispatcher.
    • If the incident involves chemicals, biological materials, or radioactive materials, you should also call DEHS at (612) 626-6002 if it is during business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-4:30 pm).
    • Be sure to tell the dispatcher of your location, and clearly describe the incident.
    • Contact Paul Wright (763-331-5342) and Cheryl Miller (651-769-4664) to notify them of the situation. 
  3. Administer First Aid, if necessary.
  4. Evacuate the area, if necessary.

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