Department Chair

Phillip Barnes, Associate Professor of Biology, Chair of the Biology Department

Phillip Barnes

Associate Professor of Biology, Chair of the Biology Department

Genetics • Evolution of complex quantitative traits • Insect flight


Faculty

Anne Bernhard, Associate Dean of the Faculty, Katharine Blunt Professor of Biology

Anne Bernhard

Associate Dean of the Faculty, Katharine Blunt Professor of Biology

Microbial ecology of estuaries and salt marshes • Community ecology and population dynamics of ammonia-oxidizing bacteria


Deborah Eastman, Associate Professor of Biology

Deborah Eastman

Associate Professor of Biology

Developmental biology • Molecular biology • Genetics • Microbiology


Martha J. Grossel, Jean C. Tempel '65 Professor of Biology

Martha J. Grossel

Jean C. Tempel '65 Professor of Biology

Molecular biology • Cell biology • Cancer and the cell cycle • Cell cycle regulation


Kristine J. Hardeman

Senior Lecturer of Biology and Botany

Molecular biology • Genetics • Plant biotechnology

Kate McDonald, STEM Learning Specialist

Kate McDonald

STEM Learning Specialist

Biology • Neuroscience • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory


E. Carla Parker-Athill, Assistant Professor of Biology

E. Carla Parker-Athill

Assistant Professor of Biology

Molecular Neuroscience • Neurobiology • Immunology


Maria Rosa, George & Carol Milne Assistant Professor of Biology

Maria Rosa

George & Carol Milne Assistant Professor of Biology

Marine Biology & Ecology • Oceanography • Marine Sciences


Sardha Suriyapperuma, Senior Lecturer of Biology and Botany

Sardha Suriyapperuma

Senior Lecturer of Biology and Botany

Molecular biology • Plant and cell biology • Microarray • Genomics and linkage mapping • Plant-microbe interactions



Staff

Karen Baker

Lab Assistant

Liz Smith

Academic Department Assistant

Robert A. Askins, Katharine Blunt Professor Emeritus of Biology

Robert A. Askins

Katharine Blunt Professor Emeritus of Biology

Ecology, ornithology • Impact of forest fragmentation on natural communities • Ecology of early successional birds • Conservation biology


Marylynn Fallon, Senior Lecturer in Biology, Pre-health Adviser

Marylynn Fallon

Senior Lecturer in Biology, Pre-health Adviser

Human physiology • Biology • Pre-health professions advising


Stephen Loomis, Jean C. Tempel '65 Professor Emeritus of Biology

Stephen Loomis

Jean C. Tempel '65 Professor Emeritus of Biology

Comparative biochemistry and physiology • Invertebrate stress physiology • Marine biology • Tropical biology


In Memoriam

Paul Fell

Katharine Blunt Professor Emeritus of Zoology

Susan Warren

Senior Lecturer in Biology