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Biological Sciences Faculty

Dr. J. Alan Clark - Avian ecology, behavioral Ecology, and conservation biology
Associate Professor; J.D., M.S., Michigan; Ph.D., Washington

Dr. Edward B. Dubrovsky - Hormonal control of development, cancer genes
Professor; BS, Novosibirsk State; Ph.D., Institute of Cytology & Genetics, Novosibirsk, Russia

Dr. Silvia C. Finnemann - Cell biology of the retina and retinal degeneration
Professor; Associate Chair of Graduate Studies; Diploma in Biochemistry; Ph.D., Free U Berlin, Germany

Dr. Craig L. Frank - Behavioral, physiological and biochemical adaptations of mammals to extreme environments
Associate Professor; B.S., SUNY at Albany; MS, Kansas State; Ph.D., UC Irvine

Dr. Steven Franks - Ecology and evolutionary dynamics of natural plant populations
Professor; B.A., Brown; M.S., Ph.D., University of Georgia

Dr. Eduardo F. Gallo - Neurobiological mechanisms of motivated behavior
Assistant Professor; B.S., University of New Orleans; Ph.D., Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Dr. Evon Hekkala - Genotypic response to biogeographic and anthropogenic factors. Community based sustainable resource use
Associate Professor; Ph.D., Columbia

Dr. Gerard F. Iwantsch (Emeritus) - Physiological and developmental interactions of the insect and its insect parasites
Associate Professor; Associate Chair Undergraduate Studies; B.S., Loyola/Baltimore; M.S., Delaware; Ph.D., Penn State

Dr. Marija Kundakovic - Epigenetics, behavior and psychiatric disorders
Assistant Professor; Pharm.D./M.Sc., University of Belgrade; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. James D. Lewis - Plant, community and ecosystem responses to climate change, habitat fragmentation, invasive organisms and urbanization
Professor; Department Chair; B.S./M.S., Penn State; Ph.D., Duke

Dr. Patricio I. Meneses - Molecular biology and virus-host interactions of papillomaviruses
Associate Professor; B.S., SUNY Stony Brook; Ph.D., Weill Cornell Medical College

Dr. Jason Munshi-South - Animal behavior, population genetics, urban ecology
Professor; B.A., Chicago; Ph.D., Maryland

Dr. Robert A. Ross (Emeritus) - Neurobiology and neuroblastoma
Professor; B.A., Hobart; Ph.D., Cornell

Dr. Berish Y. Rubin - Genetic diseases
Professor; B.S., CUNY City College; Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

Rev. Daniel J. Sullivan, SJ (Emeritus) - Biological control of insect pests
Professor; B.S., M.S., Fordham; Ph.D., UC Berkeley

Dr. William B. Thornhill - Neurobiology and ion channel disorders
Professor; B.S., Washington; Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara

Dr. John D. Wehr - Biodiversity of freshwater algae
Professor; B.S., Northern Arizona; M.S., British Columbia; Ph.D., Durham

Dr. Qize Wei - Molecular signaling in cytoskeletal regulation
Associate Professor; M.S., Guangxi Medical U; M.D., Youjiang Medical College; Ph.D., Peking Union Medical College