The strength of our Biology program depends on a vibrant faculty. Follow the links to learn more about our Faculty’s scholarship and teaching.

Bates Biology Faculty

Larissa Williams                                     Will Ambrose                                   Brett Huggett

Lee Abrahamsen
Assoc. Professor
Microbiology and Med Studies
Don Dearborn (Chair)
Evolution, Behavior and
Conservation Biology
Joshua Lord
Visiting Asst. Professor 2014-15
Marine Biology and Invertebrate
Will Ambrose
Marine Community Ecology
and Climate Change
On leave AY 2014-15
Allyson Eller
Visiting Assistant Professor 2014-15
Plant Physiological Ecology
Karen Palin
Microbiology and Epidemiology
Pam Baker
Helen A. Papaioanou Professor
of Biological Sciences

On leave AY 2014-15
Brett A. Huggett
Asst. Professor
Plant Physiology and
Functional Morphology
Stephanie Richards
Visiting Asst. Professor 2014-15
Genetics and Molecular Biology
Ron Barry
Mammalogy and Biostatistics
Sharon Kinsman
Assoc. Professor
Plant Ecology
On leave AY 2014-15
Robert Thomas
Professor Emeritus
Plant Physiology
Ryan Bavis
Assoc. Professor
Animal Physiology
Nancy Kleckner
Assoc. Professor
Larissa Williams
Asst. Professor
Molecular Toxicology and Development