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        Dr. Katherine Harper  

Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Genetics, Cell Biology  

  Dr. Mark Chatfield

Chair, Department of Biology 

Associate Director of Research and Technology, Land Grant Programs

Plant Physiology

   Dr. Tim Ruhnke

Coordinator, Biotechnology Graduate Program

Systematics and Evolution of Parasitic Platyhelminths, Environmental Parasitology   

   Dr. Richard Ford

Principles of Biology, Microbiology

   Dr. Sean Collins 

Ecology of Social Insects, Invasive Species Biology

   Dr. Jonathan Eya,

Fish Biology and Nutrition, Aquaculture

   Dr. David Huber

Environmental Microbiology and Genomics, Microbial Diversity, Biofilms, Anaerobic Digestion

   Dr. Umesh Reddy

Plant Genomics, Biotechnology

        Dr. Rob Harris 

Muscle Physiology

                          Dr. Kevin Barry

Principles of Biology, Invasive Species

    Dr. Gerald Hankins

Biology of Cancer, Gene Therapy


   Dr. Barbara Liedl

Affiliate Faculty - Associate Research Professor

Horticulture, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Plant Reproductive Barriers

     Dr. Padma Nimmakayala

Affiliate Faculty - Associate Research Professor

Quantitative genetics, DNA marker assisted plant breeding

       Ms. Mandy Bailey

Lab Coordinator

  Ms. Audrana Austin

Academic Program Associate

  Ms. Glenna Curry

Administrative Secretary, Sr.


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