Department Information

The Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology (MGM) is committed to delivering the best education for medical and graduate students. Our faculty offer mentorships in their laboratories for students interested in cutting edge biomedical research.

Leadership

Our department is led by Vojo Deretic, PhD. Dr. Deretic serves as Chair of MGM and is the Director of the NIH-funded Autophagy, Inflammation and Metabolism (AIM) Center of Biomedical Research Excellence.

The MGM Executive Committee:

Bryce Chackerian, PhD, Vice-Chair & Research Mission

Judy Cannon, PhD, Educational Mission

Mary Ann Osley, PhD, Tenure and Promotion

Michelle Ozbun, PhD, Scholarly Activities

Administration

Title & Name Contact
Department Administrator
Sally Ann Garcia
505-272-9374
Administrative Assistant 2
Michael Zamora
505-272-3797
Department IT Support
Lee Allers
505-272-2281
AIM Program Coordinator
Shaina Aguirre
505-272-0166

Address

Visit us on-campus in Fitz Hall Room 347.

Or send mail to:  
Molecular Genetics & Microbiology 
MSC 08-4660 
1 University of New Mexico 
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001 
Fax: 505-272-6029