TC 1600 Management Roster

Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry


Daniel Sullivan, Director


Peter Paras, Acting Director


Amjad Abraham, Acting Director


Administrative Officer and Secretaries

Stephanie Costello, Administrative Officer 571-272-1202
Sandra L. "Sandy" Williams571-272-1616
Vacant, Secretary 
Office Managers 
Beverly DeWalt POC571-272-8443
Chi Vu "Mimi"571-272-4782
Kacie Bennerman571-272-7771
Emiri Luster571-272-2772
Technical Support Staff 
Alicia Kelly-Collier - Head Supervisory Legal Instruments Examiner571-272-6059
Helen Payton - Supervisory Legal Instruments Examiner 571-272-1605
April Walker - Lead - Legal Instruments Examiner 571-272-1637
Deidre King‐Woodward571-272-5621
Ranell Gray - UMP Supervisory 571-272-9360
Training Quality Assurance Specialists (TQAS) 
Bennett Celsa 571-272-0807
Lora Driscoll 571-272-1928
Scarlett Goon 571-270-5241
Marianne Seidel571-272-0584
Management Quality Assurance Specialists (MQAS) 
Zachariah Lucas571-272-0905
Anne Gussow571-272-6047

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1610 Organic Compounds: Bio-affecting, Body Treating, Drug Delivery, Steroids, Herbicides, Pesticides, Cosmetics, and Drugs

Art Unit
Supervisory Patent Examiner (SPE)
1611Bethany Barham571-272-6175
1612Fredrick Krass 571-272-0580
1613Brian Kwon571-272-0581
1615Robert Wax 571-272-0623
1616Sue Liu571-272-5539
1617Johann Richter 571-272-0646
1618Michael Hartley 571-272-0616
1619David Blanchard571-272-0827

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1620 Organic Chemistry

Art Unit
Supervisory Patent Examiner (SPE)
1621Clinton Brooks 571-270-7682
1622Brandon Fetterolf 571-272-2919
1623Shaojia "Anna" Jiang 571-272-0627
1624Mark Shibuya 571-272-0806
1625John Kenyon (Acting)571-270-1567
1626Joseph McKane571-272-0699
1627Kortney Klinkel 571-270-5239
1628Amy Clark 571-272-1310
1629Jeffrey S Lundgren571-272-5541

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1630 Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry

Art Unit
Supervisory Patent Examiner (SPE)
1631James "Doug" Schultz 571-272-0763
1632Peter Paras 571-272-4517
1633Christopher Babic  571-272-0763
1634Wu Cheng "Winston" Shen 571-272-3157
1635Ram Shukla 571-272-0735
1636Neil Hammel571-270-5919
1637Gary Benzion 571-272-0782

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1640 Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology

Art Unit
Supervisory Patent Examiner (SPE)
1642Misook Yu571-272-0839
1643Julie Wu571-272-5205
1644Daniel Kolker 571-272-3181
1645Gary Nickol 571-272-0835
1646Vanessa Ford571-272-0857
1647Joanne Hama571-272-2911
1648Janet Andres571-272-0867
1649Jeffrey J Stucker571-272-0911

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1650 Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes

Art Unit
Supervisory Patent Examiner (SPE)
1651Renee Claytor571-272-8394
1652Robert B Mondesi 408-918-7584
1653Sharmila Landau571-272-0614
1654James Alstrum-Acevedo571-272-5548
1655Terry McKelvey571-272-0775
1656Manjunath Rao571-272-0939
1657Louise Humphrey571-272-5543
1658Melissa Fisher 571-270-7430

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1660 Plants

Art Unit
Supervisory Patent Examiner (SPE)
1661 & 1662Shubo "Joe" Zhou571-272-0724
1663Amjad Abraham571-270-7058

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1670 Process, Nucleic acid, Protein, Carbohydrate Chemistries and Diagnostics

Art Unit
Supervisory Patent Examiner (SPE)
1671Karlheinz Skowronek571-272-9047
1672Larry Riggs571-270-3062
1675Heather Calamita571-272-2876
1677Bao-Thuy Nguyen571-272-0824
1678Gregory "Greg" Emch571-272-8149

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1699 Search and Classification Examiner Art Unit

This art unit comprises Search and Classification Examiners (SCEs).  SCEs are patent examiners who have specific duties to support CPC classification and provide search expertise in addition to their examination responsibilities.

Art Unit
Supervisory Patent Examiner (SPE)
1699Fereydoun Sajjadi571-272-3311

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