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Research Support

The Institute’s research support staff comprises the program managers, lab technicians, and individuals who collect, sample and measure at field sites and analyze, count and do data processing in laboratories.

At any one time there are approximately 40 research assistants working with scientists at the Institute’s labs in Millbrook as well as at sites at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, in New Hampshire, and elsewhere across the U.S. and abroad.

sahar adish

Sahar Adish

Molecular Biologist, Lab Tech II
lisa borre

Lisa Borre

Senior Research Specialist, Foundation and Corporate Relations Manager
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elizabeth buhr

Elizabeth Buhr

Alaska Field Manager/Junior Programmer
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Thomas Butler

Manager of Ithaca Precipitation Chemistry Site
Adrian Castellanos

Dr. Adrian Castellanos

Data Manager

Joy Damon

Catskill Science Collaborative Coordinator
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david fischer

David Fischer

Manager of Hudson River Studies/Education Associate Research Specialist and Data Coordinator
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nichole gange

Nichole Gange

Program Manager, Western Fire & Forest Resilience Collaborative
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michael hanes

Michael Hanes

Associate Research Specialist
victoria kelly

Victoria Kelly

Environmental Monitoring Program Manager
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heather malcom

Heather Malcom

Senior Research Specialist/Safety Officer

Lisa D. Martel

Manager of Nitrogen Biochemistry Laboratory
lora murphy

Lora Murphy

Computer Programmer
kelly oggenfuss

Kelly M. Oggenfuss

Manager of Tick-Borne Disease Monitoring
cora potter

Cora Potter

Associate Research Specialist

Denise A. Schmidt

Director of Laboratory Research Facilities and Analytical Service
eleizabeth valentine

Elizabeth Valentine

Associate Research Specialist
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Milada Vomela

Lab Technician II
geoff wilson

Geoff Wilson

Manager of Field and Laboratory Operations at Hubbard Brook
tamara wooster

Tamera E. Wooster

Senior Research Specialist