Grants & Contracts Officer
Sarah provides financial support for the department by monitoring spending at a detailed level to ensure financial and grant compliance. She also assists faculty with Post-Award reporting requirements, advises on account spending plans, reconciles final financial reports, and provides an assortment of other financial assistance to Department Faculty and Staff as needed.
Brian procures equipment, supplies and services for the department in accordance with University guidelines as well as state and federal procurement laws.
Indira provides administrative support for the Sundquist and Hill laboratories, scheduling appointments, travel and miscellaneous administrative tasks.
Heidi receives all of the incoming packages and distributes them to labs of Biochemistry and Pathology. She is also responsible for monitoring the inventory of the Biochemistry Stockroom.
Jared directs daily business operations, formulates the department annual budget, and manages sponsored projects. He also oversees HR including payroll, faculty recruitment, and administrative staff recruitment and retention.
Business Systems Analyst
Rachel works on process improvement, IT solutions, SIENNA (ordering), web development, and business intelligence financial reporting. She also acts as a backup buyer for the department.
rachel at biochem dot utah dot edu
Diana Sperry Mills
Diana provides general administrative support for the department, and is the receptionist in the biochemistry administration main office.
Thanh (Brandon) Trieu
Brandon provides financial analysis support, processes new hires, I-9 submissions/updates, visa applications, educational trainee payments, postdoc NRSA level tracking and assists with Kronos/payroll inquiries. Purchasing card reallocator and UShop approver, also requests GFA approval for new activities and projects. Submits core facility work authorizations, billings/invoices, cost transfers and journal entries needed per management report review or request. Provides chartfield information as needed and reviews/approves financial documents.
Administrative Program Coordinator
Jill coordinates the Biochemistry graduate program, faculty recruitment and FARA, and Development activities; and assists with departmental HR matters.