Claudia has been a part of the Herzenberg Laboratory for over 25 years. She administers the budget and vendor side of the two-person administrative office. She has developed the specialized knowledge necessary to order all the supplies, equipment, reagents, etc. for the laboratory with minimal input from the laboratory, FACS Facility academic and technical staff. In addition, she administers the payroll, helps to hire (and occasionally fire or lay off) personnel and serves as an all-around troubleshooter for issues involving machinery, vendors, service contractors, personnel interactions with the University or Government, etc.