Administrative and Technical Staff

Department Administration

jacques.archambault2 [at] (Name) jacques.archambault2 [at] (Phone) jacques.archambault2 [at] (Room)  

samantha.gruenheid [at] (Dr. Samantha Gruenheid)
Interim Chair


3775 University Street, Room 511
Montreal, QC H3A 2B4


3649 Promenade Sir-William-Osler, Room 365
Montreal, QC H3G 0B1

ciro.piccirillo [at] (Dr. Ciriaco A. Piccirillo) GPD
Graduate and Postdoctoral Committee Chair
514-934-1934 x 76143

Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre
Centre for Translational Biology Bloc E, Office EM23248
1001 Boul. Decarie
Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4


selena.sagan [at] (Dr. Selena Sagan)
Undergraduate Education Committee Chair


3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, room 805B
Montreal, Quebec H3G 1Y6

Administrative Affairs

Name Phone Room  

info.microimm [at] (Elisa Torres)

514-398-7492 RM 511

office.microimm [at] (Lana Kobeici) - On Leave
Senior Administrative Coordinator 


RM 511

Student Affairs

Name Phone Room  

undergrad.microimm [at] (Christine DeSantis)
Student Affairs Officer

Undergraduate Program Inquiries

Undergraduate Student Advising Sessions:

  • Location: In-Person or Online
  • Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
  • Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 3:00pm
  • To book a student advising session click here
514-398-3915 RM 511

grad.microimm [at] (Nishat Shabnam)
Student Affairs Administrator

Graduate Program Inquires

Graduate Student Advising Sessions:

  • Location: In-Person or Online
  • Days: Tuesday (Online), Thursday (In-Person)
  • Times: 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • To book a student advising session click here
514-398-3061 RM 511


Administrative Excellence Centre 2 (AEC2)

Hugessen House, 3666 McTavish Street Montreal, QC, Canada, H3A 1Y2

Click here to see the School of Biomedical Sciences AEC team chart

Name Phone Room ROLE

associate.director.sbms [at] (Johans Fakhoury )

Associate Director

(514) 222-6537

Room 101

  • Strategic partner and senior advisor to Department Chairs and Directors
  • Oversight of all HR, Budget & Finance, and Academic Affairs activities of the three AEC departments 
  • Supervision of AEC team and departmental administrative and technical staff
  • Assistance in strategic development of departmental business plans and programs
  • Acts as liaison between AEC departments, other AECs, the Faculty of Medicine and central offices of McGill University (Research, Teaching, Finance, HR) to share best practices and promote business objectives
Academic Affairs & Human Resources

hr.admin1.sbms [at] (Carmen Aimee Paez)

HR Administrator 





Room 100

  • Administrative and support staff (unionized and non-unionized)
  • Casual employees
  • Research Assistants
  • Postdocs
  • Invigilators
  • TA’s / USCA’s
  • Research Trainees (undergraduate and graduate students)

Vacant Position

Academic Affairs Administrator

  • Ranked and unranked academic staff (tenure-track, Contract Academic Staff, nil-salary)
  • Research Associates
  • Academic Trainees
  • Visiting scholars and professors
  • Course Lecturers
  • Adjunct and Affiliate Appointments
  • Ranked and unranked academic staff (tenuretrack, CAS, nil-salary)
  • Course lecturers
  • Research Associates
  • Academic Trainees
  • Visiting scholars and professors
  • Stipend appointments

fin.officer1.sbms [at] (Bela Geurkova)

Finance Officer

  • Supervision of Finance Team and all financial operations of all three departments
  • Fund monitoring and research budget planning
  • Budget planning/forecasting and analysis for departmental funds
  • Budget planning and analysis for research and teaching facilities as well as departmental programs and initiatives (Body donor program, Facility for Electron Microscopy Research, MIMM undergraduate teaching labs, Poster Printing Service, Visiting Speakers program/Seminar Series)
  • Expense report training and compliance issues
  • Endowment monitoring
  • Faculty allocations, discretionary funds 

fin.admin2.sbms [at] (Anna Cho)

Financial Administrator


  • Fund monitoring and research budget planning
  • FOAPAL requests
  • Oversight of all financial transaction streams (see Sr. Accounts Administrator) & departmental financial operations and initiatives (MIMM Gala, International Dissection Program, Common Equipment, MIMM Biobar, BME Poster Printing, Core Facilities)
  • Uprint resource accounts and FOAPAL assignment
  • Expense report training and compliance issues
  • Faculty allocations and discretionary funds

fin.saa5.sbms [at] (Nick Monastiriotis)

Senior Accounts Administrator

  • Fund transfers (journal entries)
  • Internal/External Billing
  • BSA (student stipend payments)
  • Pcard reconciliation
  • Advances and Expense Reports
  • Payment Requests

Teaching Facility

Name Phone Room  
david.gagnon3 [at] (David Gagnon) 514-398-5072 D8

tuana.mesquita [at] (Tuana Mesquita)

Course technician


514-398-4455 C9

Media Facility

Name Phone Room  
shanhong.zhang [at] (Shan Hong Zhang) 514-398-3924 C9

Autoclaving/Biobar/Dishwashing Facility

Name Phone Room  
tom.ringer [at] (Tom Ringer) 514-398-3920 508


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