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Research & Academic IT provides a broad range of IT services including: desktop support, application development, systems administration, server and web hosting, IT consulting, and project management for the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and other affiliated organizations. Our leadership is committed to meeting the technology needs of the University of Rochester community today, and planning for secure, dependable IT systems and devices in the future. 


Departmental Leadership

Mike Conklin
Interim Co-Director, Research and Academic IT
Project Director, Biostatistics and Computational Biology

Yvonne M. Watson
Interim Co-Director, Research and Academic IT

Departmental Administration

Gail Marriott
Department Administrator

Programming Services

Research Programming

Amanda Davin
Lead Software Developer, Research and Academic IT

Kim Kaukeinen
Analyst/Programmer Sr., Research and Academic IT
Analyst/Programmer Sr., Biostatistics and Computational Biology

Taylor Muenzberg
Analyst/Programmer, Research and Academic IT

Joanne Janciuras
Analyst/Programmer Sr., Research and Academic IT
Analyst/Programmer Sr., Biostatistics and Computational Biology

Desktop and Technical Support Services

Desktop Support

Andrew Onofrey
Manager, Support Services, Research and Academic IT

Adrec Derue
Lead Desktop Support Specialist, Research and Academic IT

Daniel Lacy
Desktop Support Specialist II, Research and Academic IT

Michael McGrath
Desktop Support Specialist II, Research and Academic IT

Justin Grigg
Consultant

System Administration and Infrastructure

Peter Kostraba
System Administrator, Research and Academic IT

William Redman
System Administrator, Research and Academic IT