Faculty & Staff

Faculty members in the Department of Biology conduct active research in a variety of fields, including algal molecular biology, aquatic ecology, cell biology, conservation biology, cytogenetics, developmental biology, ecological genetics, entomology, immunology, microbial ecology, mycology, neurobiology, parasitology, plant physiological ecology, and systematics. Research programs in the Department of Biology receive outside funding from many sources including the National Science Foundation, Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, and private corporations.


Featured Faculty

For the Fall 2016 installment of our Featured Faculty series, we sat down with Dr. Mary Kinkel, an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department, who specializes in Developmental Biology. Her philosophy of teaching and a short description of her research make for fascinating read! 

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