Computer Support

CBC Computer Support has a single mission: To make computing resources and assistance readily available to Staff, Faculty, and students in CBC. We support all computing in the department:

  • Research laboratory computing, including instrument control and data collection
  • High-performance scientific computing
  • Educational computing labs
  • Desktop and laptop-based computing



Forms and Information

Account Request Form
Door Access Request Form
Computing Help
CBC Conference Room Calendars



Computer Support Contacts

Please e-mail the main help desk for IT help. If you are in biochemistry and at the Biological Sciences Building or Riffe, please e-mail the main help desk for IT help if you cannot reach someone in 119. 

Main Help Desk | 2105 NW | 614-292-0848 |
Biochemistry Campus Local Support | 119 BI | 614-292-0848 |

Hours: 8:30am-5:00pm Mon-Fri


Staff Contacts

Renee Cogley, Computer Support Manager        2102 NW

Ray Cross, Linux Systems Administrator    2109 NW

Eric Drake, Windows Systems Administrator       2105A NW  

Mo Duncan, Computer Systems Specialist          2105B NW

Jon Lackey, Computer Systems Specialist           2105A NW

Mike Rake, Computer Systems Specialist            119 BioSci

Max Koontz, Computer Systems Specialist          4055 MP


Student Workers Contacts

Open positions are available; please see the Computer Support Staff for open position inquiries. 



Chemistry & Biochemistry Licensed Software

The software below is provided to current faculty, staff, and students at The Ohio State University. The software, downloaded from the respective websites, is provided to you for your exclusive use on personally or University-owned computers. You are not allowed to distribute either the software or activation code to any other individual, even others at The Ohio State University.