Daniel M. Vernon
Arthur G. Rempel Professor of Biology, BBMB Program Director
Ph.D., University of Arizona
Research Interests: plant molecular biology, developmental genetics, functional genomics.
Courses: Molecular Biology, BBMB Senior Seminar, Genetics.
ProfessorStructural Biology and Biophysics
James E. Russo
Professor, BBMBHall of Science 336509-527-5228
Teaching/Research areas: Biochemistry / Pharmacology and Anti-cancer Drug Design / Biochemical nutrition and Public Health / Infectious Diseases
Lab and Imaging Coordinator for Cell and Molecular Biology
M.S., Washington State University
Courses: Biology 111 labs, Cell Biology labs.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Physics and BBMB
Other faculty serving as senior research advisors
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Research Interests: Mitochondria, Exercise, Cardiac Physiology, Sex Differences
Courses: Physiology, Exercise Physiology, Bioenergetics
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs / Associate Professor of BiologyMemorial 311
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
Currently serving as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
Research Interests: Various aspects of microbiology, including biofilms, antibiotic resistance, and phage therapy.
Courses: Microbiology, Cell Biology, Nutrition.
Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies Co-Director
Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
Research Interests: phylogeography and population genetics; natural history of the Blue Mountains.
Courses: Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Natural History, Genetics.
Ph.D., University of Washington
Research Interests: Systems neurophysiology, visuomotor coordination and learning, mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Courses: BIOL111 Biological Principles, BIOL323 Neurophysiology, BIOL272 Human Anatomy and Physiology