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Leadership Team


Tina Iverson, PhD

Professor, Department of Pharmacology
Professor, Department of Biochemistry

Tina M Iverson, PhD, is Professor of Pharmacology and Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Basic Science; a Member of the Vanderbilt Center for Structural Biology and Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology; Scientific Director of High throughput Macromolecular Crystallization at Vanderbilt

Associate Director

Vito Quaranta, PhD

Professor, Department of Biochemistry
Professor, Department of Pharmacology

Vito Quaranta, MD, is Professor of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Basic Science; Director of the Quantitative Systems Biology Center at Vanderbilt; and, PI for the National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Systems Biology at Vanderbilt.

Assistant Director

Beth Bowman, Ph.D.

Assistant Director, Graduate Programs in Biomedical Sciences
Co-Director, Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy

Dr. Beth Bowman, Assistant Professor of Medical Administration, serves as Assistant Director of the QCB. Dr. Bowman directs the recruitment and admissions process for the QCB.

Admissions and Curriculum Committee

Ray Blind, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Timothy Hohman, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Marjan Rafat, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology

Matthew Walker, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of the Practice of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences

Marija Zanic, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology

Program Manager

Carolyn Berry

Quantitative and Chemical Biology Program Manager, Biomedical Research Education & Training
Interdisciplinary Graduate Program Manager, Biomedical Research Education & Training