Biology Faculty & Staff

--------------------------------------------Who are WE?

Kenneth M. Bart
M.A., State University of New York at Binghamton

electron microscopy; cyanobacteria; cell ultrastructure.



Wei-Jen Chang
Ph.D. State University of New York at Buffalo

biochemistry; bioinformatics


David A. Gapp
Ph.D., Boston University

endocrinology; comparative endocrinology of gastro-entero-pancreatic hormonal peptides in reptiles.


Jinnie M. Garrett
Ph.D., Texas A&M University

molecular genetics;molecular genetics of the mechanisms of nitrogen uptake and utilization in the yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae.


Herman K. Lehman
Ph.D., Florida State University

neurobiology; developmental regulation of neurotransmitter systems and neuropeptide structure and function.


Michael L. McCormick
Ph.D. University of Michigan

geomicrobiology; formation, structure and reactivity of biogenic minerals; biological transformation of contaminants by metal-reducing bacteria; characterization of the cell / mineral interface


Sue Ann Miller
Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder

developmental biology; cell proliferation in vertebrate morphogenesis.


William A. Pfitsch
Ph.D., University of Washington

botany/physiological ecology; plant community structure and compos


Patrick D. Reynolds
Ph.D., University of Victoria

invertebrate biology; functional morphology, phylogenetic systematics, and evolution of form of marine molluscs; marine benthic community ecology of the Antarctic


Ashleigh Smythe
Ph.D., University of California at Davis

invertebrate biology; parasitology; nematology; phylogeny and systematics


Ernest H. Williams
Ph.D., Princeton University

ecology; population biology and chemical ecology of butterflies.



Harvey Cramer
Supervisor of Introductory Laboratories


Carrie Tome

Supervisor of Introductory Laboratories



Pearl Gapp
Laboratory Coordinator


Hillary Joy Pitoniak

GreenHouse/Invertebrate Care Technician



Sally Corney
Animal Care Technician