Faculty

Cynthia Anderson

Position:  Assistant Teaching Professor
Email: cda55@georgetown.edu

Interests: Cardiovascular biology; molecular and gene-based therapies

Peter Armbruster

Position: Professor
Email: paa9@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: 
Evolutionary dynamics of range expansion; Diapause
  

 Shweta Bansal

Position: Assistant Professor
Email: sb753@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: 
Network modeling of disease; quantitative disease ecology; epidemiology and public/animal health problems.
 
 

Edd Barrows Edward M. Barrows

Position: Professor, Director of the Center for the Environment
Email: barrowse@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: 
Insect ecology, invasive species
 
 

Shaun BrinsmadeShaun Brinsmade

Position: Assistant Professor, Director of Biology Major
Email: sb1344@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests:
Bacterial pathogenesis; nutrient sensing
 

Elena Casey, see Elena Silva
Mun Chun Chan

Position: Assistant teaching professor
Email: mc2198@georgetown.edu

Interests: Diseases of the Skeletomuscular and Cardiovascular systems; Science Education for majors and non-majors.

Kaitlyn Choi

Position:   Assistant Teaching Professor
Email: yc709@georgetown.edu

Interests: Embryonic development, epigenetics, undergraduate science education

 

Thomas CoateThomas Coate

Position: Assistant Professor, Director of Neurobiology Major
Email: Thomas.Coate@georgetown.edu
 Website
Interests: 
Developmental neuroscience; axon guidance; inner ear neurobiology
 
 

 Maria V. Donoghue

Position: Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Strategic Planning for Georgetown's College of Arts and Sciences
Email: mjv23@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: 
Neurobiology; Cortical development; Ephrins and Eph-receptors
 
 

Heidi Elmendorf 2 Heidi G. Elmendorf

Position: Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Students
Email: hge@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests:
Cell biology of Giardia; Genome organization and structure
 
 

Jennifer Fox Jennifer Fox

Position: Teaching Professor
Email: jaf243@georgetown.edu
 
Interests: 
Life history evolution, ecological genetics
 
 

Matthew Hamilton Matthew B. Hamilton

Position: Associate Professor
Email: hamiltm1@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: 
Population genetics and mathematical biology
 
 

Michael Hickey Michael Hickey

Position: Laboratory Assistant Professor
Email: hickeyma@georgetown.edu
 
Interests: 
Immunology; Undergraduate education
 
 

Jeffrey Huang Jeffrey Huang

Position: Assistant Professor
Email: jh1659@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests:
CNS neuron-glia interactions, myelin biogenesis, inflammation, and regeneration. 
 
 

Daniel Isaac

Position: Biology Program Manager
Email: di75@georgetown.edu

Interests: Bacterial stress response, enterotoxigenic E. coli pathogenesis, the history of neuroscience and genetics, neuroscience, undergraduate and graduate student education and mentoring.

Sarah Stewart Johnson

Position: Assistant Professor
Email: sarah.johnson@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: Geobiology, astrobiology.
 
 

 

Janet Mann Janet Mann

Position: Professor, Vice Provost for Research
Email: mannj2@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: 
Behavior of Dolphins, Mother-calf interactions, Social Networks
 

Joseph H Neale Joseph H. Neale

Position: Emeritus (was a Paduano Distinguished Professor)
Email: nealej@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: 
NAAG neuropeptide, pain reception
 
 

 Timothy Newfield

Position: Professor
Email: tpn11@georgetown.edu
Interests: Historical Epidemiology; Interdisciplinary Premodern Environmental History; Origins and Late Holocene History of Infectious Diseases of Humans and Livestock.

 

Manus Patten 2 Manus Patten

Position: Teaching Professor
Email: mmp64@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: 
Evolutionary genetics

 

Leslie Ries Leslie Ries

PositionAssistant Professor
Emaillr354@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: butterfly community dynamics; biogeography, climate and land-use change, ecological and biodiversity informatics

 

Ronda J Rolfes

Ronda J. Rolfes

Position: Associate Professor, Co-Director of Graduate Studies
Email: rolfesr@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: 
Regulation of gene expression; Genetics of yeasts Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Candida ablicans
 
 

 Mark Rose

Position:  Paduano Distinguished Professor
Emailmr1513@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: Cell Biology in the budding yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae; cell and nuclear fusion, regulation of meiosis

 

Anne G Rosenwald Anne G. Rosenwald

Position: Associate Professor, Director of BGH Major
Email: rosenwaa@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: 
Protein trafficking in Saccharomyces cerevisiae; cell wall biosynthesis in Candida glabrata; microbial genomics
 
 

Elena Casey Elena Silva

Position: Professor, Chair of Biology
Email: emc26@georgetown.edu
 Website
Interests: 
Nervous system development
 
 

Steven Singer Steven Singer

Position: Professor
Email: sms3@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests:
Host-parasite interactions, Giardia immunology

 

Martha R WeissMartha R. Weiss

Position: Associate Professor, Director of Environmental Biology Major
Email: weissm@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: 
Evolutionary ecology; plant-animal interactions and butterfly learning, wasp learning and caterpillar behavior.
 
 

Gina M WimpGina M. Wimp

Position: Associate Professor, Co-Director of Graduate Studies
Email: gmw22@georgetown.edu
Website
Interests: 
Community ecology; Genetic and environmental factors that structure biodiversity.

 

Kathleen Maguire-Zeiss

Position: Associate Professor, Neuroscience
Email: km445 @georgetown.edu
Interests: TBA