Title: Administrative manager for the Department of
Duties: First and foremost, I support [Department
of Chemistry Chair] K.C. Nicolaou with his administrative
needs. Secondarily, I act as the central reference point for
the department. I help find information that people in the
department may need about grants, budgets, hiring, etc...
I help trouble-shoot administrative problems.
Background: Born in Denmark and grew up speaking
Danish as her first language.
Degree: B.A. in business administration.
Started at TSRI: 1989.
Started Working for Nicolaou: 1985.
What Keeps Her at TSRI: "Dr. Nicolaou is a good boss.
We get along. Thats why I moved to San Diego. Thats
why Ive stayed so long at TSRI."
What She Enjoys Most About Her Job: "I have the opportunity
to meet many students and postdocs. They teach me about different
cultures and we often become good friends."
Family: Husband, Michael, and three-year-old daughter,
Greatest Accomplishment: "My daughter!"
Comments on Being a Mother: "Having my daughter turned
life right-side-up. I enjoy seeing the world through
her eyes. She has really changed my priorities."
Vicky Nielsen supports Chemistry Chair
K.C. Nicolaou and acts as a central reference point for the
department, providing information on grants, budgets, and