Manuel oversees the academic support and outreach for schools and hospitals served by the Holman Biotech Commons. At the same time, he supports data and innovation services, liaising with research communities, forging and strengthening relationships with research cores and other campus partners, and spearheading new and innovative services. He also supervises the manager of the Biotech Commons Makerspace and the Library's Visualizationist.

Manuel provides support in: Troubleshooting MyNCBI, SciENcv, and PMCID/NIH Public Access submissions; managing researcher profiles in ORCiD, Google Scholar, ScopusID, and ResearcherID; creating bibliometrics reports, co-authorship network visualizations, and determining impact metrics such as H-index and Impact Factor; consulting on data visualizations; consulting on all the suite of NCBI databases for bioinformatics and on BioCyc. Manuel also serves as the Libraries' Liaison to the Biomedical Graduate Studies program at the Perelman School of Medicine.