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Faculty & Staff

Biology Faculty

Carolyn Bauer

Assistant Professor

Physiological Ecology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8053
  2. Singer 311
Carolyn Bauer

Alex Baugh

Associate Professor

Animal Behavior

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5243
  2. Singer 407

Research: Communication, sexual behavior and individual differences

Dawn Carone

Associate Professor, Genetics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6859
  2. Singer 308
dawn carone

Itzue W. Caviedes-Solis

Assistant Professor

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8047
  2. Singer Hall 408
Itzue Caviedes-Solis

Karen Chan

Assistant Professor

Marine Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8051
  2. Singer Hall 404
karen chan

Eva-Maria S. Collins

Associate Professor

Systems Biology

Affiliated Faculty, Physics & Astronomy

Adjunct Member, CEET Environmental Neuroscience

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5380
  2. Singer 403

Bradley Davidson

Associate Professor & Department Chair

Developmental Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5718
  2. Singer 309

Timothy DuBuc

Visiting Assistant Professor

Biology

Contact

  1. Primary Phone: (610) 957-6428
  2. Singer Hall 313
  3. Office Hours:

    Fridays 11:30-1:00 EST

Timothy DuBuc

Vince Formica

Associate Professor

Evolution

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8621
  2. Singer 405

Jeff Gauthier

Asst Professor

Neurobiology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6427
  2. Singer 312

Nick Kaplinsky

Professor

(on leave F'21-S'22)

Plant Molecular Genetics

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8039
  2. Singer 402

Research: Molecular genetics of plant abiotic stress response

Terence Leach

Visiting Assistant Professor

Biology

Contact

  1. Singer 307
Terence Leach

José-Luis Machado

Associate Professor

Ecology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8562
  2. Singer 401

Research: Invasive species and plant physiological ecology of temperate and tropical ecosystems

Katherine Meckel

Visiting Assistant Professor

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6360
  2. Singer Hall 303
Katherine Meckel

Liz Vallen

Howard A. Schneiderman Professor of Biology

Cell Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8048
  2. Singer 310

Research: Symbiosis in corals/anemones

Biology Teaching Staff

Erin Clemens

Lab Instructor

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6098
  2. Singer 305

Damir Creecy

Laboratory Instructor

Biology

Contact

  1. Singer 304
Damir Creecy

Hannah Donald

Laboratory Instructor

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5542
  2. Singer Hall 101B

Stacey Miller

Laboratory Instructor

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6067
  2. Singer 306

Susan O'Donnell

Lab Instructor & Bio 2 Coordinator

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6429
  2. Singer Hall 101 C

Nicole Stowell

Laboratory Instructor & Bio 1 Coordinator

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6219
  2. Singer 101A

Biology Departmental Staff

Kendra Ashenfelder

Animal Facility Manager

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7335
  2. Singer 06
Kendra Ashenfelder

April Bialas

Postdoctoral Fellow

Biology

Contact

April Bialas

Alison (Ali) Danilak

Administrative Coordinator

Biology

The Cooper Foundation

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8047
  2. Singer 301

Matt Eagle

Animal Care Specialist

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8047
  2. Singer Hall 007
Matt Eagle

Hannah Gruner

Postdoctoral Fellow

Biology

Contact

Hannah Gruner

Rhonda Hilt

Greenhouse & Garden Manager

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5761
  2. Singer 425H
Rhonda Hilt

Maury Hutchens

Laboratory Ops Manager

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8179
  2. Singer Hall 326

Danielle Ireland

Postdoctoral Fellow

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8047
Danielle Ireland

Kayla Morrill

Research Lab Assistant 213004

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8047
  2. Singer Hall
Kayla Morrill

Kate Newman

Greenhouse Assistant

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5761
  2. Singer Hall 425
Kate Newman

C. J. Pickett

Research Assistant

Biology

Contact

C. J. Pickett

Matt Powell

Business & Technology Manager

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8046
  2. Singer 302

Christina Rabeler

Laboratory Manager I

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8047
  2. Singer Hall
Christina Rabeler

Sam Scoma

Biological Tech Specialist

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8055
  2. Singer Hall 031
Sam Scoma

Taden Welsh

Research Assistant

Biology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8047
  2. Singer Hall 419
Taden Welsh

Biology Emeriti Faculty

Scott Gilbert

Howard A. Schneiderman Professor Emeritus of Biology

Developmental Biology

Finland Distinguished Professor (emeritus), University of Helsinki

Contact

Research: How the turtle forms its shell

Scott Gilbert

Sara Hiebert Burch

Edward Hicks Magill Professor Emerita of Mathematics and Natural Science

Animal Physiology

Contact

Research: Environment, dietary fat choice, and cellular consequences

John Jenkins

Isaac Clother Emeritus Professor of Biology

Genetics

Contact

Research: How predation affects evolutionary changes

Rachel Merz

Walter Kemp Professor Emerita in the Natural Sciences

Marine Biology

Contact

Research: The biomechanics of invertebrates

Kathy Siwicki

Howard A. Schneiderman Professor Emerita of Biology

Neurobiology

Contact

Research: Courtship behavior and memory in fruit flies.

Amy Vollmer

Isaac H. Clothier Jr. Professor Emerita of Biology

Microbiology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8044

Research: Bacterial stress response

Eva Maria Collins Write Up

Read about our very own Eva-Maria Collins in UPenn’s Center of Excellence In Environmental Toxicology piece.

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Faculty spotlight: Karen Chan

Read her new research on the Impact of a More Acidic Ocean on Bioluminescent Organisms

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