Meet the Team

Meet the Team

At the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, we are dedicated to the growth and success of our postdocs. The OPA team is here for you. Please see below and click on a team member's name to pull up their biography.


Itzamarie Chevere-Torres

Itzamarie Chévere-Torres
Director, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs 

Carmen Castro Carmen R. Castro
Senior Program Coordinator
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs; Rutgers Connection Network Mentoring Program
Yvonne Gonzalez

Yvonne Gonzalez
Director, Mentoring and Career Development
Office of the Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Jillian Hanna

Jillian J. Hanna
Administrative Assistant
Office of Postdoctoral Affairs; Rutgers Connection Network Mentoring Program


While the office's main home is in Nelson Biological Laboratories on Busch Campus in Piscataway, the office staff regularly visits the Medical Science Building located in Newark.

New Brunswick/Piscataway


Nelson Biology Laboratories, Suite D-350
604 Allison Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

Office hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



Medical Building


Rutgers University - Newark Campus 
Conklin Hall | 175 University Ave
Newark, NJ 07103

Medical Science Building 
185 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103


Camden or Off-Campus

If you're at Rutgers University–Camden or off-campus, please contact us to schedule a visit. We look forward to seeing you soon.