Welcome to Arkansas State University!

Executive Director

Travis Marsico

Dr. Travis Marsico

Vice Provost for Research, Innovation, and Discovery | Executive Director of the Arkansas Biosciences Institute

Professor of Botany

Phone: 870-680-8191

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 102


Brandon Brown

Mr. Brandon Brown

Research Associate

Information Technology

Phone: 870-972-2050

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 204

Linda Despain

Ms. Linda Despain

Project Program Specialist

Phone: (870)-680-4294
Brandi Gibson

Ms. Brandi Gibson

Animal Facility Manager

Phone: 870-680-4855
Chris Groves

Mr. Chris Groves

Building Manager

Phone: (870)-972-2025
R. Shea Harris

Mr. R. Shea Harris

Outreach Coordinator

Phone: (870)-680-4340
Kimberly Lee

Ms. Kimberly Lee

Greenhouse Manager

Phone: (870)-680-4345
Luis Nopo

Dr. Luis Nopo

Research Associate

ABI Research Technology Manager

Phone: 870-680-4333

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 316

Belinda Olive

Ms. Belinda Olive

Administrative Analyst

Phone: (870)-680-4028
Prathima Pattada

Prathima Pattada

Project Program Director

Phone: (870) 680-4292

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 103


Mohammad Abrar Alam

Dr. Mohammad Abrar Alam

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Phone: (870) 972-3319

Office: Lab Science West, 339C

Jonathan Berman

Dr. Jonathan Berman

Assistant Professor

Department of Basic Sciences, NYITCOM-Arkansas

Sudeepa Bhattacharyya

Dr. Sudeepa Bhattacharyya

Associate Professor of Bioinformatics

Phone: 870-972-3712

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 309

Amanda Carpenter

Dr. Amanda Carpenter

Program Director and Assistant Professor of Public Health

Co-Division Lead, CNBT Division of Medical Sciences and Public Health

Phone: 870-972-3894

Office: E. Smith, 318H

Jason L Causey

Dr. Jason L Causey

Associate Professor of Bioinformatics

Associate Director, Center for No-Boundary Thinking Division Lead, CNBT Division of Algorithms & Computational Methodology

Phone: 870-680-8182

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 206

Maureen Dolan

Dr. Maureen Dolan

Director of Biotechnology Program

Associate Professor of Molecular Biology

Phone: 870-680-4359

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 311

Brook Fluker

Dr. Brook Fluker

Asssociate Professor of Aquatic Ecology

Curator of Fishes

Phone: (870) 972-3253

Office: Ecotox Building, 113B

Kyle Gustafson

Dr. Kyle Gustafson

Assistant Professor

Phone: 870-972-3174

Office: Lab Science West, 330-A

Xiuzhen Huang

Dr. Xiuzhen Huang

Professor of Computer Science

Director, Center for No-Boundary Thinking

Phone: 870-680-8116

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 208

Argelia Lorence

Dr. Argelia Lorence

Professor of Metabolic Engineering

Vaughn Endowed Professorship; Director, A-State Phenomics Facility

Phone: 870-680-4322

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 310

Scott Mangan

Dr. Scott Mangan

Associate Professor

Phone: 870-972-3783

Office: Lab Science West, 330-B

Fabricio Medina-Bolivar

Dr. Fabricio Medina-Bolivar

Professor of Plant Metabolic Engineering, Director of Environmental Sciences and Molecular Biosciences

Phone: 870-680-4319

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 308

Lori Neuman-Lee

Dr. Lori Neuman-Lee

Associate Professor of Physiology

Phone: 870-972-3111

Office: Lab Science East, 320

Jake Qualls

Dr. Jake Qualls

Assistant Professor of Bioinformatics

Program Director, Data Science and Data Analytics

Phone: 870-680-8121

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 205

Viswanathan (Vishwa) Rajagopalan

Dr. Viswanathan (Vishwa) Rajagopalan

Associate Professor

Department of Basic Sciences; Cardiovascular Medicine; Molecular and Translational Physiology, NYITCOM-Arkansas

Phone: 870-680-8822

Office: Wilson Hall, 144

Rajendram Rajnarayanan

Dr. Rajendram Rajnarayanan

Assistant Dean of Research and Associate Professor

Department of Basic Sciences, NYITCOM-Arkansas

Brett Savary

Dr. Brett Savary

Research Professor of Biopolymer Chemistry

Phone: (870) 680-4792

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 307

Jonathan Stubblefield

Dr. Jonathan Stubblefield

Assistant Director, Center for No-Boundary Thinking

Phone: 870-972-3229

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 203

Andrew Sweet

Dr. Andrew Sweet

Assistant Professor

Phone: 870-680-8480

Office: Lab Science West, 330 C

Asela Wijeratne

Dr. Asela Wijeratne

Associate Professor of Bioinformatics

Phone: 870-972-3311

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 303

Cameron Wimpy

Dr. Cameron Wimpy

Associate Professor of Political Science

Department Chair

Phone: (870) 972-3048

Office: HSS, 3007

Yanhua (Jennifer) Xie

Dr. Yanhua (Jennifer) Xie

Associate Professor

Department of Biomedical Sciences, NYITCOM-Arkansas

Jianfeng (Jay) Xu

Dr. Jianfeng (Jay) Xu

Research Professor

Phone: (870) 680-4812

Office: Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 306

Guolei Zhou

Dr. Guolei Zhou

Professor of Cell Biology

Phone: 870-680-8588

Office: ABI, 209