Faculty

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


Dr. Lori Banks
Lori Banks
Asst. Professor
Microbiology
Ryan Bavis
Helen A. Papaioanou Professor
of Biological Sciences
Animal Physiology
ON LEAVE AY 2019-20
Louise Brogan
Visiting Assistant Professor
Genetics and Molecular Biology
Don Dearborn
Professor
Evolution, Behavior,
Conservation Biology
Chair of Biology
Katie Dobkowski
Visiting Asst. Professor
Marine Ecology
Dr. Allison Moloney
Carla Essenberg
Asst. Professor
Plant Ecology

April Hill
Wagener Family Professor of Equity and Inclusion,
Professor of Biology
Genetics, Evolution, and Development

Brett A. Huggett
Asst. Professor
Plant Physiology and
Functional Morphology
Martin Kruse
Asst. Professor
Neurobiology
Allison Moloney
Visiting Asst. Professor
Molecular Biology
Bruno-Salazar-Perea, MD
Andrew Mountcastle
Asst. Professor
Functional Morphology
Karen Palin
Lecturer
Microbiology and Epidemiology
Bruno Salazar-Perea
Visiting Asst. Professor
Anatomy and Physiology

Larissa Williams
Assoc. Professor
Molecular Toxicology and Development

On leave AY 2019-20

Lee Abrahamsen
Director, Medical Studies
Professor – Emerita

William Ambrose
Professor – Emeritus
Marine Ecology

Pam Baker
Professor – Emerita
Immunology

Nancy Kleckner
Professor – Emerita
Neurobiology

Robert Thomas
Professor – Emeritus
Plant Physiology

Sharon Kinsman
. Professor – Emerita
Plant Ecology