Faculty

Name & Title Contact Information
Maryam Ahmed

Dr. Maryam Ahmed

Associate Professor
Viral Pathogenesis and Immunity
(828) 262-2677
Rankin Science North 215
Andrew Bellemer

Dr. Andrew Bellemer

Assistant Professor
Molecular Neuroscience
(828) 262-6923
Rankin Science West 263
Cortney Bouldin

Dr. Cortney Bouldin

Assistant Professor
Molecular Embryology
(828) 262-2077
Rankin Science West 265
Suzanna Brauer

Dr. Suzanna Bräuer

Associate Professor
Microbial Ecology
(828) 262-7451
Rankin Science West 264
Robert Creed

Dr. Robert P. Creed

Professor
Aquatic Ecology and Community Ecology
(828) 262-6512
Rankin Science West 043
Jon Davenport photo

Dr. Jon Davenport

Assistant Professor
Community Ecology, Herpetology, Conservation Biology
(828) 262-2673
Rankin Science West 261
Matt Estep

Dr. Matt Estep

Assistant Professor
Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics
(828) 262-8058
Rankin Science North 315
Michael Gangloff

Dr. Michael Gangloff

Assistant Professor
Freshwater Conservation Biology
(828) 262-7790
Rankin Science West 258
Jennifer Geib

Dr. Jennifer C. Geib

Associate Professor
Ecology and Science Teacher Education
(828) 262-2174
Rankin Science West 169
Dru Henson

Dr. Dru A. Henson

Professor and Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Exercise Immunology & Animal Physiology
(828) 262-2413
IG Greer 201
Guichuan Hou

Dr. Guichuan Hou

Professor and Director, Electron Microscope Facility
Microscopy and Plant Developmental Cell Biology
(828) 262-2682
Rankin Science South 112

Dr. Ece Karatan

Professor and Interim Vice Provost for Research
Molecular Microbiology
(828) 262-6742
Rankin Science North 319
Mary Kinkel

Dr. Mary Kinkel

Assistant Professor
Developmental Biology
(828) 262-6907
Rankin Science South 230
Mike Madritch

Dr. Mike Madritch

Associate Professor and Assistant Chair
Ecosystems and Ecology
(828) 262-7793
Rankin Science South 216
Rankin Science South 208D
Nathan Mowa

Dr. Nathan Mowa

Professor
Physiology and Endocrinology
(828) 262-2676
Rankin Science North 219
Zack Murrell

Dr. Zack E. Murrell

Professor and Chair
Plant Systematics, Speciation and Hybridization & Southern Appalachian Floristics and Biogeography
(828) 262-2674
Rankin Science South 208A
Howie Neufeld

Dr. Howard S. Neufeld

Professor
Physiological Plant Ecology, Plant Water Relations Ecosystem Ecology, and Air Pollution Effects on Plants
(828) 262-2683
Rankin Science South 220
Michael Opata

Dr. Michael Opata

Assistant Professor
Immunology and Infectious Diseases
(828) 262-2671
Rankin Science South 232
Annkatrin Rose

Dr. Annkatrin Rose

Associate Professor
Plant Molecular Biology
(828) 262-7395
Rankin Science West 266
Steven Seagle

Dr. Steven W. Seagle

Professor
Terrestrial Ecosystem and Landscape Ecology
(828) 262-2681
Rankin Science West 292
Darren Seals

Dr. Darren Seals

Assistant Professor
Cancer Cell Biology
(828) 262-2675
Rankin Science South 224
Lynn Siefferman

Dr. Lynn Siefferman

Associate Professor and Biology Honors Program Director
Behavioral Ecology
(828) 262-7082
Rankin Science West 272
Shea Tuberty

Dr. Shea Tuberty

Professor and Assistant Chair for Student Affairs
Invertebrate Physiology and Aquatic Ecotoxicology
(828) 262-6857
Rankin Science South 208B
Mark Venable

Dr. Mark E. Venable

Professor
Cell Biology, Lipids and Biofuels
(828) 262-6513
Rankin Science South 234
Gary Walker

Dr. Gary L. Walker

Professor
Cliff-Face Ecology
(828) 262-2672
Rankin Science South 214
Ray Williams

Dr. Ray S. Williams

Professor and Interim Graduate Program Director
Insect Ecology and Plant-Insect Interactions
(828) 262-6511
Rankin Science North 217
Ted Zerucha

Dr. Ted Zerucha

Professor and Director of General Education
Development and Evolution
(828) 262-2083
Rankin Science West 208B