Huck Executive Team

This group meets weekly to steer day-to-day operations of the Huck Institutes; to develop policy, strategy and tactics; and to engage in perpetual “horizon scanning.” The team is comprised of the Huck Institutes’ director, five academics appointed by the director, and a managing director (senior administrative position, currently vacant). 

Andrew Read

Director, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences; Evan Pugh Professor of Biology and Entomology; Eberly Professor of Biotechnology

James Marden

Associate Director of Operations, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences; Professor of Biology

Troy Ott

Associate Director for Graduate Education, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences; Professor of Reproductive Physiology

Vivek Kapur

Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences; Huck Distinguished Chair in Global Health; Professor of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases

Connie Rogers

Associate Director, Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences; Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences