Faculty

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
Medical Studies
Brett A. Huggett
Asst. Professor
Plant Physiology and
Functional Morphology
 Karen Palin
Lecturer
Microbiology and Epidemiology
Will Ambrose
Professor
Marine Ecology
Nancy Kleckner
Assoc. Professor
Neurobiology
On sabbatical leave
AY ’17/’18
Larissa Williams
Asst. Professor
Molecular Toxicology and Development
Ryan Bavis
Helen A. Papaioanou Professor
of Biological Sciences
,
Chair of Biology
Animal Physiology
Martin Kruse
Asst. Professor
Neurobiology
Pam Baker
Professor – Emerita
Immunology
Don Dearborn
Professor
Evolution, Behavior and
Conservation Biology
Derek Laux
Visiting Asst. Professor
Cellular and Molecular
Development
Sharon Kinsman
Assoc. Professor – Emerita
Plant Ecology
Carla Essenberg
Asst. Professor
Plant Ecology
 Andrew Mountcastle
Asst. Professor
Functional Morphology
Robert Thomas
Professor – Emeritus
Plant Physiology