Biosciences HR Resources

Berkeley Lab’s Human Resources (HR) mission is to foster the recruitment, retention, and development of exceptional scientific, engineering, and operational talent to achieve Berkeley Lab’s mission.  The Berkeley Lab Human Resources website can be found HERE. 

Ethical Conduct and a Diverse Community

The following “Principles of a Diverse Community” were adopted by Berkeley Lab Director, Steve Chu in 2005 as guidelines that embody the Laboratory’s commitment to building and maintaining a diverse and ethical workforce. These principles include:

University of California Statement of Ethical Values

Berkeley Lab is subject to and strives to achieve the ethical values and standards introduced by the President and the Chairman of the Board of Regents of the University of California in October 2005. Its “Statement of Ethical Values” is as follows:

Routine Requests and Inquiries

For routine HR requests and inquiries, please email This alias email is intended to be a more effective method of tracking, processing, and managing HR actions. Topics may include a percentage of time changes, supervisor changes, organizational code changes, employee transfers within the division, verification of employment letters, effort changes, and other routine requests and inquiries.

If you have any questions, please contact your dedicated HR team member:

Tina Clarke

Principal HR Partner 

JG Division


Alex Degg

Principal HR Partner

BS and BE Divisions

(510) 486-4070

Sandy Roth

Senior HR Partner

EB & MB Divisions

(510) 486-6672

Jenny Quan

HR Partner 

Biosciences Area

(510) 486-6913

LaQuita Bowie

HR Assistant

Biosciences Area

(510) 495-8350

Sapana Kanakia

Senior Recruiter

Biosciences Area

(510) 612-0637

Mary Alatorre

BSA Recruiting Coordinator

Biosciences Area

(510) 219-5836 

BSA's Recruitment Process: 

Note: PDs are not needed for Student Assistant hires unless it is a posted recruited position. Skip to Step 5. 

As always, feel free to reach out to your BSA HR Team with any questions you may have. We are here to support you on your recruitment needs! 


-Your BSA HR Team!