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Office Location
Painter Hall (PAI) 3.04
Front Desk Phone
Postal Address
Freshman Research Initiative
The University of Texas at Austin
College of Natural Sciences
103 W. 24th Street, G2550
Austin, TX 78712

TIDES Contacts

Executive Director
Sarah Eichhorn, Ph.D.
TIDES Director of Student Programs
Lynda Gonzales
TIDES Event Coordinator
Suzette Nava
TIDES Business Manager
Kris Powledge Gaddy
STEM Program Evaluation and Research Coordinator
Shelly Engelman
Research Educator Program Component Contacts
Recruitment & Admissions Coordinator
Soo-Hyun Yang, Ph.D.
BioBricks Stream
Stream Sort Coordinator and Course & Curriculum Coordinator
Lauren DePue, Ph.D.
Luminators Stream
Peer Mentor Coordinator
Al MacKrell, Ph.D.
Gene Networks Stream
Advanced Research Coordinator
Tony Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Plant Pathways Stream
Communications Coordinator
Elizabeth Ilardi, Ph.D.
Bioactive Molecules Stream
Assessment & Accreditation Coordinator
Moriah Sandy, Ph.D.
BioProspecting Stream
Faculty Events Coordinator
Jo-anne Holley, Ph.D.
Bugs in Bugs Stream
Operations & Safety Coordinator
Diana Zamora-Olivares, Ph.D.
SupraSensors Stream
Corporate & Industry Relations Coordinator
Tim Riedel, Ph.D. 
DIY Diagnostics Stream 
K-12 Outreach Coordinator
Greg Clark, Ph.D.
Discovering Signals Stream
K-12 Pipeline Initiative Coordinator
Gwen Stovall, Ph.D.
Aptamer Stream
Peer Observation Coordinator
Virtual Cures Stream
SIAD & OAS Coordinator