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
 

 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

 

 


Emeritus

Joseph H Neale Joseph H. Neale

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

Douglas Eagles, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Biology Emeritus

Ellen Jane Henderson, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology Emerita

David J. Nishioka, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology Emeritus

Thomas A. O’Keefe, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biology Emeritus

Philip Sze, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology Emeritus

Diane Taylor, Ph.D.
Professor of Biology Emerita