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New Faculty & Faculty Administrators 2012:Office of Research

Mr. Reis D. Alsberry

Licensing Associate, received a J.D. in 2003 from the University of Richmond School of Law, a B.E. in Civil Engineering in 1998 from the University of Virginia, and is pursuing a second bachelor's of engineering at Old Dominion University. Previously he was a Patent Licensing Associate for the Office of Research at Old Dominion University.

Mr. Anthony M. Barraco

Senior Project Scientist, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, received a B.S. in Computer Science in 2002 from the University of Central Florida. Previously he was a Software Developer at General Dynamics.

Dr. Hai-Lan Chen

Research Associate Professor, Frank Reidy Research Center for Bioelectrics, received a Ph.D. from the Department of Biochemistry at Liverpool University in 1995, an M.D. in 1988 from Beijing Medical University and a B.Med. in 1982 from Hubei Medical University, China. Previously she was a Senior Investigator Scientist in the MRC Toxicology Unit at Leicester University.

Dr. Brent V. Edington

Director of Patents and Licensing, received an M.B.A. in 1999 from the University of Colorado at Denver, a Ph.D. in Genetics/Molecular Biology in 1988 from the University of Connecticut and a B.S. in Biology in 1980 from the University of Mexico. Previously he was Director of Business Development and Finance and COO and Vice President of Business Development for JSK Therapeutics, Inc.

Mr. Hector M. Garcia

Senior Project Scientist, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center, received a Masters in Architecture in 1997 from the University of Houston and a Bachelor of Architecture in 1994 from the Universidad Regiomontana, Monterrey, MX. Previously he was employed at the Virginia Modeling, Analysis & Simulation Center by the Old Dominion University Research Foundation.

Dr. Bridget Giles

Senior Program/Project Scientist/Project Manager, Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center, received a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences in 2001 from Eastern Virginia Medical School, an M.A. in Biology in 1994 from Hampton University and a B.S. in Biology in 1993 from Virginia Commonwealth University. Previously she was a Contractor for Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Clinical Research Coordinator at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.

Dr. Coryce O. Haavik

Grant Writer for the College of Health Sciences, received a Ph.D. in Pharmacology in 1965 from the University of Wisconsin, Madison and a B.A. in Biology in 1954 from Bryn Mawr College. Previously she was Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and Deputy Director for Institutional Research at the University of Botswana.