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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.

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