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Melissa Palmer

Administrative Coord
Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Box 3546, Durham, NC 27710
322 CARL Bldg, Durham, NC 27710


Melissa provides administrative support for Joseph Heitman, both in his capacity as MGM Chair and faculty member. Melissa manages all pre-award and post-award aspects of Dr. Heitman’s financial resources, monitoring and reconciling expenditures and preparing monthly financial reports including financial projections. In addition, she coordinates the appointment, promotion, and tenure (APT) process for all faculty, preparing APT dossiers in preparation for School of Medicine review.

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