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Richard Moss, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Basic Research, Biotechnology and Graduate Studies
Executive Director and Co-founder, M.S. in Biotechnology Program
Kurt Zimmerman, M.S.
Director, Industry Engagement, SMPH
Director, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program
Natalie Betz, Ph.D.
Associate Director and Faculty Instructor, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program
Bryan Husk, M.A.
Assistant Director, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program
Michele Smith, MS SCT(ASCP)
Program Manager, Master of Science in Biotechnology Program
The Master of Science of Biotechnology Program brings together the expertise of the University of Wisconsin's world-class faculty, and the applied experience of the region's most successful biotechnology leaders from private industry.
Colleen Adams, MTSC
Director, Regulatory Affairs
Natalie Betz, Ph.D.
Associate Director and Faculty Instructor
Master of Science in Biotechnology
Dave Lewis, Ph.D.
Chief Scientific Officer (former)
Jessica Martin Eckerly, M.B.A., M.S.
CEO and Co-Founder
Michelle Venturini, M.B.A., SPHR
Scott Wildman, Ph.D.
UW Carbone Cancer Center
The M.S. in Biotechnology program has over 350 alumni since its first graduates in 2004.
Each year the value of the alumni network strengthens as more students graduate and grow their careers.
Alumni by Graduating Class:
Bryan Husk is the Assistant Director and lead information technology staff for the Master of Science in Biotechnology Program. Hired at the program's launch in 2002, Bryan has years of experience working with students, staff and faculty to grow and develop the program. He is responsible for overseeing new student recruitment, admissions, program marketing and communications including social media and industry outreach. He works to ensure the program provides continuous and timely support for any student, faculty, alumni and prospective student needs and requests.
Bryan also maintains the program's web servers, web sites, databases and classroom technologies. He also provides support to faculty and students by administering the program's online courses and developing all online course content.
Bryan sees future projects including further promoting the recruitment of new students and supporting the strategic goals of the Master of Science in Biotechnology program.
Prior to joining the Masters in Biotech program, Bryan was a member of University Relations at Western Michigan University where he served as the school's first University Web Manager. He was a leader in defining the visual identity and information architecture for the WMU homepage and many of its primary web sites. Bridging the gap between the news and communications office and the central information technology group, Bryan led initiatives at WMU that included e-commerce, online learning, streaming media and web usability.
Bryan has a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Western Michigan University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
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