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Our Faculty

You can access contact information and individual faculty web pages through our Directory page. Recent faculty accomplishments, such as presentations and publications, are also highlighted in this section.

Broad Range of Expertise

Faculty members in the Biological Sciences department teach and conduct research in many areas of the life sciences, including:

  • Molecular and cellular biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Animal behavior
  • Conservation biology
  • Ecology
  • Paleontology
  • Physiology
  • Botany
  • Developmental biology
  • Structural biology
  • Immunology
  • Cancer biology
  • Genetics

Faculty-Student Relationships

While our faculty are experts in their fields, they also maintain close interactions with students through the following venues:

  • Upper division courses with small class size (typically 12 to 24 students).
  • Direct involvement with faculty research projects.
  • Faculty open door policies: students can visit and talk with professors outside their scheduled office hours.
  • Co-curricular activities: many faculty members often interact with students in student clubs and organizations outside of the classroom setting.