Director
Senior Associate Dean for Research
Director, Medical Scientist Training Program
Professor of Medicine and Physiology and Biophysics
Address: 140 CWM, MC 784
Phone: 312-413-9688
Fax: 312-996-9006
Email: lst@uic.edu
 
Associate Director
Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
E620 MSB, MC 790
Phone: 312-355-4903
Email: nfreitag@uic.edu

Associate Director 
Mark Rosenblatt, MD, PhD
Professor and Head,
Dept. of Ophthalmology & Visual Science
3138 EEI, MC 648
Phone: 312-996-6590
Email: mrosenel@uic.edu
 
Assistant Director 
Address: 308 CSN, MC 784
Fax: 312-413-8221
Email: roberta@uic.edu
 
Admissions Committee Members
Dept. of Bioengineering
228 SEO, MC 063
312-413-9424
mcho@uic.edu

Xiaoping Du,PhD, Professor 
Dept. of Pharmacology
4313 COMRB, MC 868
312-355-0237
xdu@uic.edu
Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
3152 MBRB, MC 870
312-423-0213
mfederle@uic.edu

Iris Kassem, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
MC 648
ikassem@uic.edu
 
Department of Anatomy
6055 COMRB, MC 512
312-996-5990
alysakow@uic.edu
 
Department of Clinical Ophthalmology
3150 EEI, MC 648
312-996-9120
hemoss@uic.edu

Department of psychiatry
IJR 244, MC 912
klphan@uic.edu
 
Dept. of Anatomy & Cell Biology
666 CME, MC 512
312-413-0072
kamalsha@uic.edu

Dept. of Physiology & Biophysics
2133 COMRB, MC 901
312-355-0150
costocco@uic.edu
 
Dept. of Bio-pharmaceutical Sciences
451 PHARM, MC 865
312-996-1698
dtonetti@uic.edu
 
James Vary, PhD
Dept. of Biochem-Molecular Genetics
316 CMW, MC 536
312-996-8444
jvary@uic.edu

Student Members
Sarah Baumgarten, G4 Student
sbaumg3@uic.edu

Jason Buhram, G4 Student
jbuhrm2@uic.edu

Micheal Fettiplace, G3 Student
mfetti3@uic.edu

Alicia Rizzo, G3 Student
anrizzo@uic.edu
 
Auxiliary Committee Members