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Biological Sciences Faculty and Instructional Staff

Faculty | Instructional Staff


Social Innovation Collaboratory Alan Clark

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

Edward Dubrovsky of the Biological Sciences Department.

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; Diploma in Biochemistry; Ph.D., Free U Berlin, Germany

Dr. Craig Frank Head Shot.

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

Steve Franks

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

Eduardo Gallo

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

Evon Hekkala of the Biological Sciences Department.

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; B.S., Loyola/Baltimore; M.S., Delaware; Ph.D., Penn State

Marija Kundakovic

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

James Lewis

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

Patricio Meneses, Department of Biological Sciences

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

Jason Munshi-South

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

John Wehr of the Biological Sciences Department.

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

Qize Wei

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

Instructional Staff

Susmita Bagchi of the Biological Sciences Instructional Staff.

Susmita Bagchi
Ph.D., University of Kent, UK

Tara Anderson

Tara Anderson
Ph.D., Harvard University

Dawn Fariello

Dawn Fariello
Ph.D., Fordham University

William Gault of the Biological Sciences Instructional Staff.

William Gault
Ph.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Stephanie Gillespie Head Shot.

Stephanie Gillespie
Ph.D., Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Elena Hamann Profile Shot for the Biological Sciences Instructional Staff.

Elena Hamann
Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow
Ph.D., University of Basel

Justin Pool

Justin Pool
Advanced Lecturer
Ph.D., Fordham University

Eugenia Ribeiro of the Biological Sciences Instructional Staff.

Eugenia Ribeiro-Hurley
Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., Fordham University

Usha Sankar

Usha Sankar
Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Victor Santos of the Biological Sciences Instructional Staff.

Victor Santos
Ph.D., St. John's University

Di Wu
Undergraduate lab manager
M.D., Sun Yat-sen University of Medicine (Guangzhou, China)

* Retired from an office or position