Faculty

Peter Armbruster

Peter Armbruster
Davis Family Professor



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Interests: Evolutionary dynamics of range expansion, adaptation genomics, diapause.


Shweta Bansal

Shweta Bansal  
Associate Professor



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Interests: Network modeling of disease; quantitative disease ecology; epidemiology and public/animal health problems.


Edd Barrows

Edward Barrows
Professor



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Interests: Insect ecology, invasive species.


Shaun Brinsmade

Shaun Brinsmade
Assistant Professor



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Interests: Bacterial pathogenesis; nutrient sensing.


Isaac Sandoval

Isaac Cervantes-Sandoval
Assistant professor



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Interests: Molecular and cellular mechanisms of learning and memory; forgetting memories using the fruit fly as an animal model.


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Mun Chun Chan
Associate Teaching Professor



Interests: Disease of the skeletomuscular and cardiovascular systems; Science education. 


kaitlyn Choi

Kaitlyn Choi  
Assistant Teaching Professor



Interests: Embryonic development, epigenetic, undergraduate science education.


Kasey Christopher

Kasey Christopher
Assistant Teaching Professor



Interests: Embryonic development, genetics, science education


Thomas Coate

Thomas Coate  
Assistant Professor



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Interests: Developmental neuroscience; axon guidance; inner ear neurobiology.


Heidi Elmendorf

 Heidi Elmendorf 
 Associate Professor



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Interests: Cell biology of Giardia; genome organization and structure.


Jennifer Fox

Jennifer Fox 
Teaching Professor and Director of the Biology Major



Interests: Life history evolution; ecological genetics.


Linda Green

Linda Green 
 Teaching Professor



Interests: Community ecology of freshwater systems; anthropogenic impacts on ecosystems, particularly the biology of climate change.


Haiyan He

Haiyan He
 Assistant Professor



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Interests: Experience-dependent structural and functional plasticity in the visual system; Metaplasticity; Development and refinement of the inhibitory neuronal circuit and its roles in the etiology of neurodevelopmental disorders.


Matthew Hamilton

Matthew Hamilton 
Associate Professor



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Interests: Population genetics and mathematical biology. 


Michael Hickey

Michael Hickey 
Assistant Teaching Professor



Interests: Immunology; undergraduate education.


Jeffrey Huang

Jeffrey Huang
  Associate Professor



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Interests: CNS neuron-glia interactions, myelin biogenesis, inflammation, and regeneration.


Dan Issac

Daniel Isaac 
Biology Program Manager 


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


Sarah Johnson

Sarah Johnson
Assistant Professor



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Interests: Geobiology, astrobiology.


Peter Marra

Peter P. Marra
Professor and Director of the Georgetown Environment Initiative 
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Interests: TBA


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Kathleen Maguire-Zeiss  
Professor
Research Building EPO8


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Interests: Neuroinflammation; misfolded protein disorders; neuron-glia communication; neurodegenerative diseases


Janet Mann

Janet Mann
Professor



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Interests: Behavior of dolphins; mother-calf interactions; social networks.


Tim Newsfield

Timothy Newfield 
Assistant Professor



Interests: Historical epidemiology; interdisciplinary premodern environmental history; orgins and late Holocene history of infectious diseases of humans and livestock.


Joseph Neale

Joseph Neale  
Emeritus Professor



Interests: NAAG neuropeptide, pain reception.


Manus Patten

Manus Patten 
Teaching Professor



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Interests: Evolutionary genetics.


Leslie Ries

Leslie Ries
Assistant Professor



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Interests: Butterfly community dynamics; biogeography, climate and land-use change, ecological and biodiversity informatics.


Ronda J Rolfes

Ronda Rolfes
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies



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Interests: Regulation of gene expression; Genetics of yeasts Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Candida albicans


Mark Rose

Mark Rose
Paduano Distinguished Professor and Chair



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Interests: Cell biology in the budding yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae; cell and nuclear fusion, regulation of meiosis.


Anne G Rosenwald

Anne Rosenwald
Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies



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Interests: Protein trafficking in Saccharomyces cerevisiae; cell wall biosynthesis in Candida glabrata; microbial genomics.


Elena Silva

Elena Silva 
Professor



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Interests: Nervous system development.


Steven Singer

Steven Singer
Professor and Director of Biology of Global Health Major



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Interests: Host-parasite interactions, Giardia immunology.


Martha R Weiss

Martha Weiss  
Professor and Director of the Environmental Biology Major



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Interests: Evolutionary ecology; plant-animal interactions and butterfly learning, wasp learning and caterpillar behavior.


Gina M Wimp

Gina Wimp  
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies



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Interests: Community ecology; Genetic and environmental factors that structure biodiversity.

Adjunct Faculty

Amy Walsh

Craig Costion 

 Erin Sorrell