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​​​CMU Biology Faculty
​​​​Photo of Elizabeth AlmElizabeth W. Alm
Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Biotechnology
Biosciences 3407
989-7​74-2503
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Photo of David AlmDavid M. Alm​
Complexity and Systems Thinking, Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation, and Domain-Specific Programming Languages
Brooks Hall 156
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Photo of Robert BaileyRobert E. Bailey
Biosciences 2409
989-774-3157
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Photo of Hunter CarrickHunter Ca​rrick
Aquatic Ecology, Biogeochemistry
Biosciences 2400
989-774-3348
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Photo of Gregory ColoresGregory M. Colores
Microbiology, Environmental Contaminants, Bacteria
Biosciences 3108
989-774-3412
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Photo of Cynthia DamerCynthia K. Damer
Cell Biology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Microscopy
Biosciences 3106
989-774-3455
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Photo of Joanne DannenhofferJoanne M. Dannenhoffer
Botany, Plant Cell Biology​​
Biosciences 3408
989-774-2509
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Peter D. Dijkstra​
Behavioral Ecology, Endocrinology, Comparative Physiology, Evolutionary Biology
Biosciences 4105
989-774-2918
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Photo of Tracy GalarowiczTracy Galarowicz - Department Chair
Fisheries Ecology
Biosciences 2100
989-774-3227
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Photo of Thomas GehringThomas M. Gehring
Mammalogy, Wildlife & Landscape Ecology
Biosciences 2402
989-774-2484
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Photo of Steven GorsichSteven W. Gorsich
Genetics, Cell & Molecular Biology, epigenetics, Alternative Energy
Biosciences 3103
989-774-1865
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Photo of Philip HertzlerPhilip L. Hertzler
Developmental Biology
Biosciences 3406
989-774-2393
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Photo of Stephen JurisStephen J. Juris
Biochemistry, Molecular Mechanisms, Microbial Pathogenesis
Biosciences 3104
989-774-3257
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Photo of Xantha KarpXantha Karp
Genetics, Cell Biology
Biosciences 3405
989-774-1267
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Photo of Janathan KeltyJonathan Kelty
Ecological Physiology
Biosciences 4103
989-774-1382
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Photo of Peter KourtevPeter S. Kourtev
Microbial Communities, Bacterial Diversity
Biosciences 3107
989-774-2388
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Photo of Deric LearmanDeric Learman
Geomicrobiology, Environmental Microbiology, Microbial Ecology
Biosciences 3111
989-774-4409
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Photo of Sarah LearmanSarah Learman
Genetics, Biotechnology, Biochemistry
Biosciences 3110
989-774-6643
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Debra Linton
Biology Education
Biosciences 3400
989-774-3190
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Photo of Eric LintonEric W. Linton
Bioinformatics, Molecular Systematics & Phylogenetics, Phycology, Eukaryotic Microbiology
​Biosciences 3401
989-774-3969
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APhoto of Andrew Mahon​ndrew Mahon
Molecular Ecology, Phylogeography, Molecular Systematics
Biosciences 3112​
989-774-1177
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Photo of A. Scott McNaughtA. Scott McNaught
Zooplankton Ecology, Aquatic Food Webs, Limnology
Biosciences 2407
Photo of Anna MonfilsAnna K. Monfils
Plant Systematics, Botany
Biosciences 2401
989-774-2492
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Photo of Kirsten NicholsonKirsten E. Nicholson
Zoology, Phylogenetics, Museum Studies
Biosciences 2104
989-774-3758
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Photo of Kevin PangleKevin Pangle
Phenotypic Plasticity, Great Lakes Food Webs
Biosciences 2406
989-774-3185
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Photo of Wiline PangleWiline Pangle
Behavioral Ecology, Science Education
Biosciences 3402
989-774-2577
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Photo of Lori ReynaLori Reyna
Biotechnology, Cell Biology, Molecular Pharmacology
Biosciences 3109

989-774-2648
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Shasta Sabo​
Biosciences 4108
989-774-2342
Email sabo1s@cmich.edu
Photo of John SheideJohn I. Scheide
Ion Regulation in Freshwater Mussels
Biosciences 4104
989-774-3291
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Photo of Jennifer SchisaJennifer Schisa
Genetics, Biotechnology
​Biosciences 3404
989-774-2203
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Photo of Nancy SeefeltNancy E. Seefelt
Avian Ecology, Vertebrate Morphometrics, Evolution, Ecology
Biosciences 2403
989-774-2560
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Photo of Michelle SteinhilbMichelle L. Steinhilb
Genetics, Biotechnology, Neuroscience
Biosciences 3105
989-774-1866
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Photo of Bradley SwansonBradley J. Swanson
Conservation Genetics, Molecular Ecology, Evolution
Biosciences 2105
989-774-3377
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Photo of Donald UzarskiDonald G. Uzarski
Ecosystem, Wetland, & Great Lakes Ecology, Limnology, Conservation
Biosciences 2410
989-774-2504
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Photo of Rebecca UzarskiRebecca L. Uzarski
Biosciences 4106
989-774-2485
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​​Mallary Wacker
Immunology, Imflammation, Host-Pathogen Interactions, and S. aureus
Biosciences 4107
989-774-1143
wacke1m@cmich.edu
Photo of Daelyn WoolnoughDaelyn A. Woolnough
Spatial, Conservation, & Aquatic Ecology, GIS
Biosciences 2106
989-774-2985
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​​Photo of David ZanattaDavid Zan​atta
Conservation Biology, Molecular Ecology, Evolution, Aquatic Systems
​Biosciences 2408
989-774-7829
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