Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Sudha Krishnamurthy, BDS, PhD, is the Program Director for the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. She reports to John Peck, Associate Director of Human Resources. Sudha oversees OPA, serving as the primary contact for postdoctoral scholars with regard to employee relations, conflict resolution issues, career development, and mentoring. She is the public face of, and ambassador for, Gladstone postdocs. Sudha also works closely with Gladstone's Postdoctoral Advisory Committee (GPAC), chaired by Renu Kumar (Ott Lab) and Itedale Namro Redwan (Ding Lab), in its mission to help create a superior training environment for Gladstone postdocs.
Sudha comes to us from UT MD Anderson Cancer Center where she did her post-doctoral fellowship developing tumor progression models. As a postdoctoral fellow, she served on UT MD Anderson's Postdoctoral Association Executive Committee, and believes in a superior training environment that includes professional, personal and scientific development of all postdoctoral scholars.
John Peck is the Associate Director for Human Resources at Gladstone.John currently serves on the National Postdoc Association's (NPA) Advisory Council. Previously, he served for four years on the NPA's Board of Directors.