Faculty and Staff

sarahamugongo

Sarah K. Amugongo
Assistant Professor of Biology

Skeletal Biology and Physiology

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Diane Angell
Assistant Professor of Biology

animal ecology, animal behavior, conservation

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Lisa Bowers
Assistant Professor of Biology

microbiology, molecular biology, synthetic biology, genetics

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Joy Broin
Academic Administrative Assistant

Biology Academic Administrative Assistant

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Alyson Center
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Interests include ecophysiology, quantitative genetics, plant evolutionary ecology

Eric Cole

Eric Cole
Professor of Biology, Grace A. Whittier Endowed Chair in Science

developmental biology, particularly pattern formation in ciliates

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Kevin Crisp
Associate Professor of Biology

neural circuits, neurohormones, neuro-physiology and behavior

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Jay Demas
Assistant Professor of Biology and Physics

visual neurophysiology, developmental neurobiology, circadian biology

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Steve Freedberg
Associate Professor of Biology

evolutionary ecology, bioinformatics, population genetics

Sara Fruehling
Visting Assistant Professor of Biology

Teaching Intermediate Genetics

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John Giannini
Associate Professor of Biology

membrane transport associated with plants and fungi

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Ted Johnson
Professor of Biology

tumor immunology, aging, medical microbiology, cancer biology

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Kim Kandl
Associate Professor of Biology, Chair of Biology

cellular and molecular biology, genetics and cytoskeleton and mitochondrial function

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Laura Listenberger
Associate Professor of Biology and Chemistry

cell biology, including metabolism and nutrient storage

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Emily Mohl
Assistant Professor of Biology and Education

Overall research interests: evolution and ecology of food webs, plant-insect interactions, introduced species, science education. Link for more information: http://pages.stolaf.edu/mohl/research/

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Beth Pettitt
Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology

Will be teaching Human Biology and Current Issues in Biology. My research interests are Behavioral Ecology and Wildlife Field Research.

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Jean Porterfield
Associate Professor of Biology

using DNA sequences and other information to hypothesize relationships among vertebrate species (especially fish), and using these species trees to study other ecological and behavioral characteristics of the taxa

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John Schade
Associate Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies

biology, environmental studies, biogeochemistry, ecology

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Kathy Shea
Professor of Biology, Curator, Natural Lands

plant evolutionary ecology, restoration and community ecology, sustainable agriculture, conservation

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Nicole Shirkey-Son
Visiting Assistant Professor in Biology

neurobiology, human biology, cell biology, microscopy

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Mike Swift
Assistant Professor of Biology

aquatic biology

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Jo Tran
Stockroom Manager

Stockroom Manager

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Charles Umbanhowar Jr.
Professor of Biology

paleoecology, disturbance ecology of prairies

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Anne Walter
Professor of Biology, The Paul and Mildred Hardy Distinguished Professor of Science

biological membranes and their lipid components using fluorescence and other optical techniques