About Us

CBRS Administration

Andreas Matouschek, Ph.D. Director

Andreas Matouschek is a biochemist at The University of Texas at Austin, where he is a professor in the College of Natural Sciences. His graduate work with Alan Fersht resulted in the seminal application of phi-value analysis to the study of barnase, a bacterial RNAse used in many protein folding studies.

Phone: 512-232-4045
Office: NMS 4.304
Loretta Cowen Assistant Director

Loretta is the Assistant Director for the ICMB and CBRS departments. Loretta joined the ICMB team in 1998 and has over 20 years of experience in accounting, grant and office management. She oversees financial structure related to the ICMB graduate program and CBRS service centers, managing and forecasting budgets and expenditures, in addition to reviewing operational performance to outline areas of cost reduction. In addition, Loretta serves as the Human Resource Coordinator for each unit, overseeing human resource support operations and serving as the internal consultant regarding related policies and procedures at UT Austin.

Phone: 512-232-3417
Office: NHB 2.610
Bryan Medina Supply Center Administrative Associate

Bryan joined CBRS as an Administrative Associate in 2014. He has over 15 years experience, including office management. He currently maintains the Biomedical Research Supplies Core and also provides support by processing invoices, billing and purchase orders for MGEF, Microscopy, Electronics, and Macro-Crystallography.

Office: MBB 1.426K
Andres Villarreal Administrative Associate

Andrew joined the CBRS team in 2015. He has over 12 years experience in business operations, shipping, and receiving. He provides support by processing invoices, billing, and purchasing for Computational Biology and BioInformatics, DNA Sequencing Facility, and Genomic Sequencing and Analysis Facility.

Phone: 512-232-3911
Office: MBB 1.420