Seryu Patel email icon email

Administrative Services Officer II
Division of Immunology and Organ Transplantation

Contact Information
Academic Office 713.500.7425
Fax number 713.500.0785

Seryu comes to UTHealth with strong academic experience as a Department/Center Business Administrator. Her experience as a Business Administrator was gained while working with Rice University (16 years), the Baylor College of Medicine, and the University of Houston. She managed $4-$8 million in research and departmental budgets and over 250 accounts. She is a certified Research Administrator and has managed research grants/contracts and collaborated internationally.

Seryu has a varied background and has excellent human resources experience which includes compensation, benefits, domestic and international recruiting (faculty, staff, technologist, post docs, students, scientists, and researchers) and has superb knowledge of visa processes.

As a manager she has previously led a team of staff members which proved to be a successful, efficient and effective operation. Additionally, she has been very successful in establishing two international research centers in Houston.

Prior to arriving in Houston, Seryu worked for the American Chemical Society for seven years where she performed market research and business analysis. Seryu has joined UTHealth in the Division of Immunology and Organ Transplantation and is very excited for the opportunity to further her experience in the medical field, academically and clinically.