Biology

Biology entails the study of the entire process of life from its beginning, through its development, reproduction, and to its cessation and decay. Many of the new developments and discoveries in this dynamic field are the result of interdisciplinary cooperation between biologists, chemists, physicists, and computer scientists. These researchers have added considerably to our understanding of the basic principles and mechanisms of living systems at cellular, molecular, organismic, population, and ecological levels.

Career opportunities for those who major in biology are numerous. Besides being one of the traditional preparatory fields for those pursuing careers as health care professionals, biology is an excellent choice of major for those interested in secondary education or in the burgeoning genetic engineering industry. And, of course, the areas of academic and industrial research are open to those who pursue a PhD in the discipline.


Faculty List

Biology

Agarwal, Gautam

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Armstrong, Jennifer

Professor of Biology
Phone: 72822

Borchert, Jason

Visiting Instructor of Biology
Phone: 70033

Brodman, Robert

Visiting Lecturer in Biology

Brown, Michael

Biology Education Specialist

Budischak, Sarah

Assistant Professor of Biology

Chandrangsu, Pete

Assistant Professor of Biology

Coleman, Melissa

Professor of Neuroscience
Phone: 70889

Comito, Robert

Visiting Lecturer in Biology

Duistermars, Brian

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Edwalds-Gilbert, Gretchen

Associate Professor of Biology
Phone: 77068

Ferree, Elise

Professorial Lecturer
Phone: 78277

Ferree, Patrick

Associate Professor of Biology
Phone: 78304

Finseth, Findley

Assistant Professor of Genomics
Phone: 18569

Gilman, Sarah

Associate Professor of Biology; Keck Science Convener, Biology
Phone: 70715

Jay, Kyle

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Jha, Suryatapa

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Jones, Erin

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Monroy, Jenna

Associate Professor of Biology; Keck Science Convener Neuroscience

Nalley, Thierra

Visiting Lecturer in Biology

Preest, Marion

Pritzker Family Foundation Professor of Biology
Phone: 78014

Rega, Elizabeth

Visiting Lecturer in Biology

Schlau, Benjamin

Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Schmitz, Lars

Associate Professor of Biology
Phone: 77409

Solomon-Lane, Tessa

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Steele Stephanie

Visiting Lecturer in Biology

Steele, Andrew

Visiting Professor of Biology

Tang, Zhaohua Irene

Professor of Biology
Phone: 79067

Thomson, Diane

Professor of Biology and Environmental Science
Phone: 70029

Watson, Sandra

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Wiley, Emily

Professor of Biology
Phone: 79698