Biological Sciences

Tenure-Track Faculty

Biological Sciences Tenure-Track Faculty

Steve Alas

Ph.D., Professor
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

Peter Arensburger

Ph.D., Associate Professor
Bioinformatics, genomics

Paul Beardsley

Ph.D., Associate Professor
Biology Education; botany

Ed Bobich

Ph.D., Professor
Plant physiological ecology, anatomy

Andrea Bonisoli Alquati

Ph.D., Assistant Professor
biological sciences

Nancy E. Buckley

Ph.D., Professor
Cell and molecular biology

Jeremy T. Claisse

Ph.D., Associate Professor
Subtidal marine ecology; biostatistics

Wendy J. Dixon

Ph.D., Professor

Douglas M. Durrant

Ph.D., Assitant Professor

Jason Ear

Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Cell biology; disease modeling

Frank Ewers

Ph.D., Emeritus Professor
Plant anatomy, ecophysiology

Juanita K. Jellyman

Ph.D. Assistant Professor

Glenn H. Kageyama

Ph.D., Professor

Craig W. LaMunyon

Ph.D., Professor
Interim Associate VP for Research

A. Kristopher Lappin

Ph.D., Professor
Ecological and functional morphology

Joan M. Leong

Ph.D., Professor

Wei-Jen Lin

Ph.D., Professor
Bacteriology; foodborne pathogens

Junjun Liu

Ph.D., Professor
Molecular cancer biology

Frances K. Mercer

Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Molecular immunology; parasitology

Janel Ortiz

Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Urban wildlife; conservation education

Erin Questad

Ph.D., Associate Professor

Elizabeth Scordato

Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Evolutionary biology, genomics, speciation, behavior

Bharti Sharma

Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Jayson Smith

Ph.D., Professor
Marine ecology; conservation biology

Jamie C. Snyder

Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Virology, archaea, virus-host interactions

Christos Stathopoulos

Ph.D., Professor
Medical microbiology; biosecurity

Andrew D. Steele

Ph.D., Associate Professor
Neuroscience; circadian rhythm

Robert Talmadge

Ph.D., Professor

Ángel A. Valdés

Ph.D., Professor
Evolutionary biology; phylogenetics

Yuanxiang (Ansel) Zhao

Ph.D., Professor
Stem cell biology