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Robert Raguso
Department Chairman
W347 Mudd Hall
607 254-4353

Joseph Fetcho
Associate Department Chairman
W103 Mudd Hall
607 254-4341
Hudson Kern Reeve
Professor; Director of Graduate Studies
W309 Mudd Hall
607 254-4352


David Deitcher
Associate Professor; Director of Undergraduate Studies
W125 Mudd Hall
607 342-1194
Adrienne Mason
Department Business Administrator
W359 Mudd Hall
607 254-4360

Human Resources, Finances, Grants, Keys

John Howell
Building Manager
E131 Corson Hall
607 254-4395

Building matters; Animal Care
Gary Oltz
Equipment Technician
E125 Corson Hall
607 254-4205

Machine/Wood Shops


Brian Mlodzinski
Computer Consultant
W157 Mudd Hall
607 254-4390

See staff in W361 for his office door code


Terri Natoli
Administrative Assistant to Department Chair, Director Graduate Studies, Director Undergraduate Studies
W361 Mudd Hall
607 254-4340

Supports Department Chair,Drs. Adler, Bradbury, Emlen, Howland, Raguso, Vehrencamp, Graduate Field, Department curriculum

; Search Committees

See Terri to:

  • Schedule appointments with the Department Chair
  • Discuss information about the Graduate Program
  • Discuss general department curriculum-related matters
  • Find out about daily coffee break and Friday SNEEB (social)


Saundra Anderson
Administrative Assistant
W361 Mudd Hall
607 254-4389

Supports Profs. Deitcher, Goldberg, Harris-Warrick, Hopkins, Seeley, Shaw, Walcott, Yapici; BIOG1440

See Saundra to:

  • Be added to the Behavior Lunch Bunch listserve
  • Be added to the NBB Seminar listserve
  • Be added to the Department website
  • Have your Netid added to listserves (department; field; faculty-plus; grad students; postdocs)
  • Have your picture taken for the photo board
  • Have your contact information added to the department directory
  • Postage
Kathie Ely
Accounts Representative
W361 Mudd Hall
607 254-4351

Supports Profs. Booker, Fetcho, Johnson, Linster, Warden; BioNB4910

See Kathie to:

  • Discuss the procedure for ordering
  • Discuss the travel and reimbursement procedures
  • Discuss the Undergraduate Honors Program
Lori M. Maine
Administrative Assistant
W361 Mudd Hall
607 254-4300

Supports Profs. Bass, Hoy, Reeve, Sheehan, Webster; BioNB2210/2220, 7210

See Lori to:

  • Discuss payroll
  • Discuss timecards
  • Be added to Neural Basis of Behavior Journal Club listserve
  • Room Reservations
  • Get basic instructions for copier, fax
  • Get information regarding mail pick up and delivery times
  • Get information regarding incoming, outgoing packages (approximate times), cabinet code
  • Learn about W367: door code, copier, fax, campus & US Mail bins, NBB mailboxes

Animal Resources and Education

Sylvie Allen
Supervisor Animal Resource and Education
127 Savage Hall
607 255-0323
Rich Moore
Animal Technician
E120 Corson Hall
607 254-4388
Stephanie Pierson
Animal Technician
B83 Weill Hall
607 255-1718


Kate Strednak
Animal Technician
B70 Weill Hall


Timothy Van Deusen
Animal Facilities Manager
607 227-4424



Investigative Biology Laboratory

Irena Horvatt
Course Coordinator
1130 Comstock Hall
607 255-2031
Martha Lyon
Laboratory Coordinator
1105 Comstock Hall
607 255-4409
KC Ryan
Assistant Lab Coordinator
1128 Comstock Hall
604 255-1305