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OCGA Staff Assignments

Find your OCGA contract officers by activity type or UC San Diego department / division.

Health Sciences and SIO: Use the Proposal Decision Tree (PDF) and Award Decision Tree (PDF) to identify which office will handle your EPD record. For SIO agreements, contact SIO OCGA.

Contract Officer Roles 

For Sponsored Research Activity, proposals and awards are assigned by department and by sponsor-related service lines divided across three Contract and Grant (C&G) Officer roles. For Ancillary Research Agreements, MTAs are assigned to the MTA Team and all other agreements are assigned to the Business Contracts Team.

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Sponsored Research Activity: Proposals and Awards

Service Lines

There are three Contract and Grant (C&G) Officer roles: Officer, Senior Officer and Principal Officer. C&G Officers are assigned to service lines, which are organized by sponsor type and complexity of the proposal or award activity. Go to the Service Line Descriptions page for detailed descriptions.

Officer

  • Direct Federal: Grants, Cooperative Agreements, Fellowships*
  • Direct University of California (UC) Programs

Senior Officer

  • Flow-through Federal: Incoming Subaward Grants*
  • Flow-through UC Programs: Incoming Multi-Campus Awards (MCAs)
  • Non-Profit Agreements (incl. Fellowships)

Principal Officer

  • Direct / Flow-through Federal: Contracts and Incoming Subaward Contracts / MCAs, and Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs)
  • Industry Agreements (incl. Fellowships, PI-initiated Clinical Trials)
  • California & Other Government Agreements
  • Foreign Government Agreements

*Exception: NIH/AHRQ grant and subaward grant proposals for Health Sciences investigators are submitted by HS SPPO

EPD Tips

  • Completing an EPD record will help route your request to the appropriate office.
  • For Multi-Campus Awards (MCAs), select either Sub-award Grant or Sub-award Contract.
  • For Federal Other Transaction Agreements (OTAs), select 'Contract' to ensure it is routed to the correct Principal Officer.

Ancillary Research Agreements: MTAs and Business Contracts

Agreements ancillary to sponsored research are assigned to two teams: Business Contracts and MTA Team.These teams manage requests through different channels. Go to the Ancillary Research Agreements page for a detailed breakdown.

MTA Team

Material Transfer Agreements (MTA): MTAHelpDesk@ucsd.edu


Business Contracts

Unfunded Agreements: ocgacontractsupport@ucsd.edu

  • confidentiality agreements (CDA/NDAs)*
  • data use agreements (DUAs)
  • equipment loan agreements (ELAs)
  • memorandums of understanding (MOUs)
  • software licence agreements (SLAs)
  • teaming agreements (TAs)
  • unfunded collaboration agreements (UCA)

Outgoing Subawards: subawards@ucsd.edu

Outgoing Multi-Campus Awards (MCA): multicampusawards@ucsd.edu

Incoming Service Agreements (General Campus / VCAA): UCSD-provided-svcs@ucsd.edu 


*Exception: CDA/NDAs associated with potential OCTA industry-initiated, industry-funded clinical trials are handled by OCTA

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Staff Assignments Search Tool

Search by Department / Contract Officer 

Use the Filter box in the the data table below to search for your department's assigned officers for proposals and awards.

*Marianna Meyer: Covering for Cynthia Escobedo

**Stella Sung: Triage Point of Contact (POC) for Neurosciences, Senior and Principal Officer (except Neurosciences - ADCS)

Department / Division name Officer Senior Officer Principal Officer
General Campus - Other Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Other VC Areas (non-General Campus or Health Sciences) Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
History Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Theatre and Dance Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Literature Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Music Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Philosophy Fernan Balsalubre Fernan Balsalubre Trevor Johnson
Visual Arts Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Biological Sciences Luz Molina Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Cell & Developmental Biology Luz Molina Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Ecology, Behavior & Evolution Luz Molina Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Molecular Biology Luz Molina Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Neurobiology Luz Molina Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Jacobs School of Engineering - Other Luz Molina Fernan Balsalubre Mary Mansfield
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (MAE ) Luz Molina Fernan Balsalubre Mary Mansfield
Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE) Luz Molina Fernan Balsalubre Mary Mansfield
Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) Luz Molina Fernan Balsalubre Mary Mansfield
Bioengineering Luz Molina Fernan Balsalubre Mary Mansfield
Structural Engineering Luz Molina Fernan Balsalubre Mary Mansfield
Nanoengineering Luz Molina Fernan Balsalubre Mary Mansfield
Center for Research in Language (CRL) Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Center for Energy Research (CER) Fernan Balsalubre Fernan Balsalubre Trevor Johnson
Center for Memory and Recording Research - CMRR Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) Fernan Balsalubre Fernan Balsalubre Trevor Johnson
Institute of Engineering in Medicine (IEM/GC) Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Biocircuits Institute (BCI) Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS) Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Qualcomm Institute/Calit2 Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Center for Human Development (CHD) Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Institute for Neural Computation (INC) Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Center for Astrophysics & Space Sciences (CASS) Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Animal Care Program Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Center for Circadian Biology (CCB) Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Food & Fuel for the 21st Century (FF21) Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Center for Iberian & Latin American Studies (CILAS) Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Center for Drug Discovery Innovation (CDDI) Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Center on Global Justice (CGJ) Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Halicioglu Data Science Institute (HDSI) Oudone Sisanachandeng Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Physical Sciences Oudone Sisanachandeng Fernan Balsalubre Trevor Johnson
Chemistry & Biochemistry Oudone Sisanachandeng Fernan Balsalubre Trevor Johnson
Mathematics Oudone Sisanachandeng Fernan Balsalubre Trevor Johnson
Physics Oudone Sisanachandeng Fernan Balsalubre Trevor Johnson
Rady School of Management Fernan Balsalubre Fernan Balsalubre Trevor Johnson
School of Global Policy and Strategy Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC) Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Center for Educ Equity, Assessment, Teaching Excellence (CREATE) Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Anthropology Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Economics Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Ethnic Studies Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Linguistics Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Political Science Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Psychology Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Sociology Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Communication Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Urban Studies & Planning Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Cognitive Science Fernan Balsalubre Fernan Balsalubre Trevor Johnson
Education Studies Susanna Pastell Susanna Pastell Trevor Johnson
Anesthesiology Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Marianna Meyer* Lisa Gu
Cellular & Molecular Medicine (CMM) Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Marianna Meyer* Molly Fashola
Clinical & Translational Research Institute (CTRI) Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Marianna Meyer Lisa Gu
Dermatology Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Michael Brown Molly Fashola
Emergency Medicine Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Michael Brown Erin Zardouzian
Family Medicine & Public Health Sennite Meche Michael Brown Molly Fashola
Medicine - Allergy Sennite Meche Michael Brown Ann Tsueng
Medicine - Biomedical Informatics Sennite Meche Michael Brown Ann Tsueng
Medicine - Cardiology Sennite Meche Michael Brown Ann Tsueng
Medicine - Gastroenterology Sennite Meche Michael Brown Erin Zardouzian
Medicine - General Internal Medicine Sennite Meche Michael Brown Ann Tsueng
Medicine - Genetics Sennite Meche Michael Brown Erin Zardouzian
Medicine - Geriatrics Sennite Meche Michael Brown Ann Tsueng
Medicine - Global Public Health Sennite Meche Michael Brown Ann Tsueng
Medicine - Hematology/ Oncology Sennite Meche Michael Brown Lisa Gu
Medicine - Infectious Diseases Sennite Meche Michael Brown Erin Zardouzian
Medicine - Nephrology Sennite Meche Michael Brown Erin Zardouzian
Medicine - Physiology Sennite Meche Michael Brown Ann Tsueng
Medicine - Pulmonary Sennite Meche Michael Brown Ann Tsueng
Medicine - Rheumatology Sennite Meche Michael Brown Ann Tsueng
Medicine - Endocrinology/Metabolism Sennite Meche Michael Brown Ann Tsueng
Medicine - Owen Clinic Sennite Meche Michael Brown Ann Tsueng
Medicine - Other (incl Regenerative Medicine) Sennite Meche Michael Brown Lisa Gu
Medicine - Cardiology Academic Research Administration Sennite Meche Michael Brown Ann Tsueng
Medicine - Graduate Student Aid Rheumatology Sennite Meche Michael Brown Ann Tsueng
Moores Cancer Center Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Marianna Meyer* Lisa Gu
Moores Cancer Center - Clinical Trials Office Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Marianna Meyer* Lisa Gu
Neurosciences Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Stella (POC)** / Ann / Lisa Stella (POC)**  / Erin / Molly
Neurosciences - CRBS Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Stella (POC)** / Ann / Lisa Stella (POC)**  / Erin / Molly
Neurosciences - CIHED Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Stella (POC)** / Ann / Lisa
Stella (POC)**  / Erin / Molly
Neurosciences - ADCS Jeff Warner Jeff Warner Jeff Warner
Ophthalmology Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Marianna Meyer* Molly Fashola
Orthopaedic Surgery Sennite Meche Marianna Meyer* Lisa Gu
Pathology Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Marianna Meyer* Molly Fashola
Pediatrics Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Suzanne Wolff Molly Fashola
Pediatrics - Dysmorphology Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Suzanne Wolff Lisa Gu
Pharmacology Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Suzanne Wolff Lisa Gu
Psychiatry Sennite Meche Marianna Meyer* Ann Tsueng
Institute for Research on Aging (IRA) Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Marianna Meyer* Ann Tsueng
Radiation Medicine and Applied Sciences Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Marianna Meyer Molly Fashola
Radiology Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Marianna Meyer* Erin Zardouzian
Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Marianna Meyer* Molly Fashola
Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Marianna Meyer* Lisa Gu
Institute for Genomic Medicine (IGM) Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Marianna Meyer* Lisa Gu
Surgery Sennite Meche Marianna Meyer* Lisa Gu
Urology Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Marianna Meyer* Molly Fashola
Health Sciences - Other Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Stella Sung Molly Fashola