Biology Faculty
​​​​​​Photo of Dr. Thomas Gehring, Dr. Elizabeth Alm, and a studentOur highest priority is to maintain an academic environment that supports student achievement and involvement.  From coursework to field work, you'll work closely with biology faculty and staff and take their inspiration from the classroom to the lab.  Connect with your professors and experience even more when working together or under their guidance on special projects.  Out commitment is to provide you with a stimulating education that prepares you for a fulfilling career and enhances your ability to adapt quickly in a rapidly changing world.

CMU Biology Faculty

Elizabeth W. Alm
Microbiology, Medical Microbiology, Biotechnology
Photo of Elizabeth AlmBrooks Hall 157
989-774-2503
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Eric W. Linton
Bioinformatics, Molecular Systematics & Phylogenetics, Phycology, Eukaryotic Microbiology
Photo of Eric Linton​Brooks Hall 163
989-774-3969
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David M. Alm​
Complexity and Systems Thinking, Agent-Based Modeling and Simulation, and Domain-Specific Programming Languages
Photo of David AlmBrooks Hall 156
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A​ndrew Mahon
Molecular Ecology, Phylogeography, Molecular Systematics
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Brooks Hall 188​
989-774-1177
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​​Robert E. Bailey
Photo of Robert BaileyBrooks Hall 189
989-774-3157
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A. Scott McNaught​​
Zooplankton Ecology, Aquatic Food Webs, Limnology
Photo of A. Scott McNaughtBrooks Hall 153
​​Hunter Carrick
Aquatic Ecology, Biogeochemistry
Photo of Hunter CarrickBrooks Hall 114
989-774-3348
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​​Anna K. Monfils
Plant Systematics, Botany
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Brooks 180
989-774-2492
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​​Gregory M. Colores
Microbiology, Environmental Contaminants, Bacteria
Photo of Gregory ColoresBrooks Hall 185
989-774-3412
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​​Kirsten E. Nicholson
Zoology, Phylogenetics, Museum Studies
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Brooks Hall 138
989-774-3758
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​​Matthew Cooper
Ecology, Limnology, Biogeochemistry
Photo of Matthew CooperBrooks Hall 186
989-774-7689
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​​Charles E. Novitski
Molecular Biology, Genetics
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Brooks Hall 126
989-774-6895
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​​Cynthia K. Damer
Cell Biology, Genetics, Biotechnology, Microscopy
Photo of Cynthia DamerBrooks Hall 229
989-774-3455
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​​Kevin Pangle
Phenotypic Plasticity, Great Lakes Food Webs
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Brooks Hall 184
989-774-3185
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​​Joanne M. Dannenhoffer
Botany, Plant Cell Biology
Photo of Joanne DannenhofferBrooks Hall 161
989-774-2509
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​​Wiline Pangle
Behavioral Ecology, Science Education
Photo of Wiline PangleBrooks Hall 128
989-774-2577
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​​Tracy Galarowicz - Department Chair
Fisheries Ecology
Photo of Tracy GalarowiczBrooks Hall 216
989-774-3227
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​​Lori Reyna
Photo of Lori ReynaBrooks Hall 167
989-774-2648
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​​Thomas M. Gehring
Mammalogy, Wildlife & Landscape Ecology
Photo of Thomas GehringBrooks Hall 181
989-774-2484
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​​John I. Scheide
Ion Regulation in Freshwater Mussels
Photo of John SheideBrooks Hall 112
989-774-3291
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​​Steven W. Gorsich
Genetics, Cell & Molecular Biology, Eugenics, Alternative Energy
Photo of Steven GorsichBrooks Hall 230A
989-774-1865
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​​Jennifer Schisa
Genetics, Biotechnology
Photo of Jennifer Schisa​Brooks Hall 193
989-774-2203
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​​Philip L. Hertzler
Developmental Biology
Photo of Philip HertzlerBrooks Hall 155
989-774-2393
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Nancy E. Seefelt
Avian Ecology, Vertebrate Morphometrics, Evolution, Ecology
Photo of Nancy SeefeltBrooks Hall 191
989-774-2560
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Stephen J. Juris
Biochemistry, Molecular Mechanisms, Microbial Pathogenesis
Photo of Stephen JurisDoe Science Complex 338
989-774-3257
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​​Michelle L. Steinhilb
Genetics, Biotechnology, Neuroscience
Photo of Michelle SteinhilbBrooks Hall 206A
989-774-1866
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​​Xantha Karp
Genetics, Cell Biology
Photo of Xantha KarpBrooks Hall 183
989-774-1267
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​​Bradley J. Swanson
Conservation Genetics, Molecular Ecology, Evolution
Photo of Bradley SwansonBrooks Hall 140
989-774-3377
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​​Jonathan Kelty
Ecological Physiology
Photo of Janathan KeltyBrooks Hall 192
989-774-1382
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​​Donald G. Uzarski
Ecosystem, Wetland, & Great Lakes Ecology, Limnology, Conservation
Photo of Donald UzarskiBrooks Hall 127
989-774-2504
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​​Peter S. Kourtev
Microbial Communities, Bacterial Diversity
Photo of Peter KourtevBrooks Hall 228
989-774-2388
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​​Rebecca L. Uzarski
Photo of Rebecca UzarskiBrooks Hall 182
989-774-2485
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Deric Learman
Geomicrobiology, Microbiology, Molecular Mechanisms
Photo of Deric LearmanBrooks Hall 190
989-774-4409
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​​Daelyn A. Woolnough
Spatial, Conservation, & Aquatic Ecology, GIS
Photo of Daelyn WoolnoughBrooks Hall 160
989-774-2985
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​​Sarah Learman
Genetics, Biotechnology, Biochemistry
Photo of Sarah LearmanBrooks Hall 187
989-774-3096
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​​David Zan​atta
Conservation Biology, Molecular Ecology, Evolution, Aquatic Systems
Photo of David Zanatta​Brooks Hall 335
989-774-7829
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​​Debra Linton
Biology Education
Brooks Hall 166
989-774-3190
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